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Flutist Demarre McGill holds a flute and poses indoors in front of windows

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Demarre McGill to perform in Jewel Box Series

Flutist Demarre McGill will perform with pianist Victor Asuncion on Nov. 17 as part of Northeastern Illinois University’s Jewel Box Series. The performance will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall on the Main Campus, 3701 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.

Winner of the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant, McGill is acclaimed for his “richly saturated tone, spirited technique and expressive warmth” and has quickly become one of the most sought-after flutists of his generation. He enjoys an active career as a leading soloist, recitalist, artistic director and chamber musician. McGill has appeared as soloist with the Chicago Symphony, Philadelphia Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony, San Diego Symphony, Baltimore Symphony, Milwaukee Symphony, and Buffalo Philharmonic, among others. An active chamber musician, McGill appears regularly throughout the United States and abroad.

This performance is a part of the Jewel Box Series, an eight-concert professional performing arts series presented by Northeastern’s Office of Cultural Events.

Tickets are $25, $17.50 and $10 and can be purchased online or by calling (773) 442-4636. Parking permits are required.

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