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North Central College presents award-winning, pop pianist Jim Brickman Feb. 6

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Above / North Central College welcomes award-winning, pop pianist Jim Brickman to The Wentz on Feb. 6

North Central College welcomes Jim Brickman, one of the most successful instrumental pop pianists of the last three decades, on Feb. 6, 2016.

The “Jim Brickman Live in Concert” performance begins at 8PM Saturday, Feb. 6, in the College’s Wentz Concert Hall at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave.

Tickets are $40 and $30; call the North Central College Box Office at 630-637-SHOW (7469) or visit northcentralcollege.edu/show.

Brief Bio of Jim Brickman

Brickman has revolutionized the sound of solo piano with his pop-style instrumentals and star-studded vocal collaborations. Music lovers will experience the sounds of the award-winning hit-maker, pianist and recording artist in one of the most entertaining and romantic concert events of 2016.

Brickman’s engaging stage presence seamlessly blends mood and music to touch hearts in a special way, letting fans’ imaginations take them wherever they want to go. With dazzling piano and vocal collaborations, Brickman wows audience members with his hits, including “Valentine,” “If You Believe,” “Love of My Life” and more. “Jim Brickman Live in Concert” strikes the perfect balance between musical intimacy, compelling storytelling and audience interaction.

He has performed internationally and in more than 125 cities across the United States, including shows at Carnegie Hall and the White House. His signature style has brought him two Grammy nods, four Gold albums and 30 charted adult radio hits. Brickman received top honors with two Songwriter of the Year Awards from the Society of European Stage Authors and Composers, a Canadian Country Music Award and a Dove Award presented by the Gospel Music Association.

Thanks for supporting the arts! 

North Central College’s 2015-2016 Fine and Performing Arts Season is partially sponsored by BMO Harris Bank, Nicor Gas, Advanced Data Technologies, Savant Capital Management, USG Corporation, Monarch Landing, Naperville Special Events and Cultural Amenities Fund, Illinois Arts Council Agency, DuPage Foundation and Naperville Development Partnership.

Think dinner and the show!

This performance is among many ongoing programs at North Central College to enrich and broaden the cultural and academic outlook for the College and community. North Central offers a variety of venues accommodating a rich range of local and world-class events, performances and space needs for the public. For a comprehensive schedule of musical performances, theatrical and dance productions, art exhibits and more, visit northcentralcollege.edu/show or call the box office at 630-637-SHOW (7469).

Submitted by Nancy Dunker, associate director of media relations, for North Central College. Photo by Janet Macoska.

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North Central Collegehttp://www.northcentralcollege.edu
Founded in 1861, North Central College is an independent, comprehensive college of the liberal arts and sciences that offers more than 55 undergraduate majors and graduate programming in six areas. Located in the Historic District of Naperville, Illinois—rated by Money magazine as among the nation’s “Best Places to Live”—North Central College is just 30 minutes from Chicago’s Loop. With more than 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students, North Central College is committed to academic excellence, a climate that emphasizes leadership, ethics, values and service, a curriculum that balances job-related knowledge with a liberal arts foundation and a caring environment with small classes. Visit northcentralcollege.edu to learn more.

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