Holiday Pops in the Heartland

Celebrate the holidays with festive music! Holiday Pops in the Heartland is truly a community affair as the ISO is joined by the Bloomington-Normal Youth Symphony, Illinois Symphony Youth Orchestras, Springfield Choral Society, and the Springfield Youth Performance Group. But that's not all! Soprano Megan Koch, IWU alumni, will dazzle us singing holiday favorites and more. It's fun for the entire family, young & old!

Taichi Fukumura, Conductor | Megan Koch, Soprano
Bloomington-Normal Youth Symphony | Illinois Symphony Youth Orchestras
Springfield Choral Society | Springfield Youth Performance Group

Tickets:  $66 / $44 / $22
Students (Age 24 & Under):  $10


Due to popular demand, there are 4 single seats available at the ISU Center for the Performing Arts in Normal. Please consider joining us for Holiday Pops in the Heartland on Friday at 7:30 PM at the UIS Performing Arts Center in Springfield.


Friday, December 15, 2023 @ 7:30 PM
UIS Performing Arts Center


Saturday, December 16, 2023 @ 7:30 PM FOUR SINGLE SEATS REMAINING
ISU Center for the Performing Arts

Support Provided By:

The Landmark Automotive Group, Debra & Daniel Brownstone, M.D., US Bank, HSHS St. John’s Hospital, Roger Hunt

Springfield Venue UIS Performing Arts Center - Springfield

1 University Plz #397, Springfield, IL 62703
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Your Illinois Symphony Orchestra performs Symphony Orchestra and Pops concerts at the UIS Performing Arts Center in Sangamon Auditorium.

Physical Address:
220 Ernest Hemingway Dr | Springfield, IL  62703

Mailing Address:
1 University Plaza, MS PAC 292 | Springfield, IL  62703

UIS Ticket Office Information

Tickets for all Illinois Symphony Orchestra season concerts are sold through the UIS Ticket Office. Tickets may be purchased by in-person, by phone, or online. 

  • In-Person:  UIS Ticket Office is located in the lobby of the Public Affairs Center Building on the UIS Campus.
  • Phone:  (217) 206-6160
  • Online:

UIS Ticket Office Hours
Monday through Friday:  10:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
Saturday - Sunday:  Closed
Performance Days:  Opens Two Hours Prior to Performance

UIS Performing Arts Center Event Parking

Free parking is NOW available for all events held at UIS Performing Arts Center. Click here to view a map of the parking lots closest to the UIS Performing Arts Center. There will be no premium parking for donors who give $1,000 or more to the Illinois Symphony Orchestra due to UIS offering FREE parking to events held at the UIS Performing Arts Center.

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