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KSO to present benefit concert March 8

Published: Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra will present a gala benefit concert, “KSO Goes to the Movies!,” at 7:30 p.m. March 8 in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall in the Music Building at Northern Illinois University.

The family concert will feature music from movie favorites such as “Star Wars,” “Harry Potter,” “Lord of the Rings,” “Apollo 13,” “Les Misérables,” “Pink Panther,” “West Side Story,” “Batman,” “Spiderman” and more. Audience members will receive the “red carpet treatment” complete with “paparazzi,” prizes, movie clips, a silent auction and raffle.

Tickets cost $15 per person (no discounts) and will be available at the door prior to the concert and also will be sold in advance of the concert date at these local businesses: Sycamore Antiques, Kar Free Flowers, Hillside Restaurant and LePrint Express. A limited number of tickets are available.

Sponsorship packages for businesses and individuals are available. Concert proceeds will benefit Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra, a 501(c)(3) organization.

For more information, visit or contact Amanda Nelson, KSO general manager, at or call 815-756-3728.

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