Free Indian music community concert


Saraswathi Ranganathan and Friends will perform music and dance of India and Pakistan at the Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Ave., at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11.

 All ages are welcome to attend the free performance. EISMA, the Evanston In-School Music Association, in partnership with the library is pleased to offer this free community concert, with funding from the Evanston Community Foundation, the Evanston Arts Council, the Illinois Arts Council and individual benefactors including Robert Reisman and Rachel Kaplan, and Alongside Harold Band.

EISMA’s mission is to enrich children’s global perspective, stimulate creativity, provide cultural and historical contexts, and strengthen community through the presentation of professional live music performances twice annually at all the elementary and middle schools of Evanston/Skokie District 65 and also at Pope John XXIII and St. Athanasius Schools.  Reaching over 8,500 children every fall and spring, EISMA concerts within their own community, expand their knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of music, and encourage participation in vocal and instrumental programs.

For over 45 years the Evanston In-School Music Association, EISMA, has been reaching the 8,000+ school children of Evanston twice a year, enhancing their appreciation of cultural diversity through exceptional live world music performances in each elementary and middle school.  More information about EISMA is available at www.eismaconcerts.org

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