Rising Star Concert
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 The Rising Star Showcase spotlights six gifted student musicians in concert. Presented by Friends of the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra, this fifth Rising Star Showcase presents “performance-ready” young artists from throughout the region, each recommended for this event by his or her music instructor. The program features Kayla Cabrera, 16, of Crete, on viola, Lucie Ticho, 17, from Hinsdale on cello and Elizabeth Ridgeway, 17, of Shorewood on piano. Three young men are Rising Stars as well, and they include Amer Hasan of Tinley Park on clarinet, tenor Lance Joseph of Country Club Hills who currently studies voice and opera at Prairie State College and Carl Sandburg senior Conal McNamara of Orland Park on French horn. Call Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra for information and reservations. Tickets also will be sold at the door which opens at 4 p.m.