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School Performance: Paige Hernandez: Liner Notes (KCYS)

Collide with music’s past and present through jazz standards, hip-hop samples, and actual liner notes—album inserts that allow artists to share personal statements of artistic expression with their fans. Paige Hernandez and collaborators Baye Harrell, Akua Allrich, and Kris Funn’s Corner Store Jazz Quintet fuse live music, poetry, theatre, and a multimedia design into an electrifying performance that brings together generations of music lovers in celebration. Sing along, dance, and live tweet while this exceptional troupe uncovers the stories behind some of music’s biggest hits. As Hernandez describes this community gathering, “The love from a Liner Notes audience is enough to move mountains.”

Connects to Illinois Learning Standards in Fine Arts, Social/Emotional Learning, English Language Arts, and Social Sciences.

Recommended for grades 6-12
Performance length: 45 minutes

Patron Co-sponsor

  • Anonymous

Corporate Silver Sponsor

  • The News-Gazette

Corporate Bronze Sponsor

  • Buzz

Campaign for Young Audiences

  • Phyllis & Kyle Robeson, Lead Sponsors
  • In Memory of Mary Ellen Wonderlin
  • Susan & Michael Haney
  • Gertrude Brokaw McCloy Endowment
  • Dr. Donna Murray Tiedge & Robert Tiedge
  • Anonymous
  • JSM

Youth Series Programming

  • Ann H. Bender Youth Series Endowment
  • Leslie & Gary Mason
  • Brenda & Stephen Pacey
  • Jill & James Quisenberry
  • Prudence & Bernard Spodek
  • The Susan Sargeant McDonald Endowed Fund for Youth Programming (Suzi was the founder/developer of the Krannert Center Youth Series)
  • Anne & David Sharpe
  • In Memory of Charles R. & Valeria Novak Taylor
  • UpClose Marketing & Printing
  • Illinois Arts Council
  • National Endowment for the Arts

Krannert Center thanks our Youth Series sponsors—performances at the Center could not happen without their support. We hope you will consider joining them, to ensure Krannert Center’s vibrancy now and for generations to come. Learn more about supporting the Youth Series »

Event Details

Tryon Festival Theatre
Th Mar 01, 2018 - 10:00am
Fr Mar 02, 2018 - 10:00am
$5/Ticket Payment Due: We Jan 31, 2018