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Virtual Backpack

Northbrook Symphony Orchestra

The Northbrook Symphony Orchestra (NSO) is proud to announce its season finale concert, Fiesta Mexicana, on June 9, 2024, at 4 pm at the Sheely Center for the Performing Arts. This vibrant event features the renowned Chicago based Sones de México Ensemble and showcases a diverse repertoire of Mexican folk tunes and classical selections, including Márquez's Danzón No. 2, melding the worlds of classical music, and traditional Mexican music.

In addition to the concert, the event offers various activities for attendees to enjoy, including kids' arts activities, a photo booth, and a taco truck serving delicious Mexican cuisine. Doors will open at 3:00 pm, providing ample time for guests to explore and immerse themselves in the festivities.

As part of NSO's mission to make classical music accessible to all, admission for students is free. Groups of 10-20 will receive a 25% discount on tickets, and groups of 20 or more will receive a
30% discount.

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How do I get my event in the Virtual Backpack?

To be included in the District’s Virtual Backpack, an organization must be a local tax-supported community agency, a not-for-profit community organization offering sports and recreation program options for students, or a charitable group which has a current service learning connection or curricular connection with our schools or class groups.

Organizations that meet the criteria noted in paragraph two may include flyers that promote their services, activities, or events and a web link to their respective websites. Flyers must:

  • Be in PDF format 
  • Not refer to fundraisers unless the program is sponsored by District #31 
  • Not conflict with public tax supported efforts already in effect