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

Bloomington-Normal Venue ISU Center for the Performing Arts - Normal

400 W. Beaufort St, Normal, IL  61761
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Your Illinois Symphony Orchestra performs Symphony Orchestra and Pops concerts at the Center for the Performing Arts located on the Illinois State University campus as part of a partnership with the Wonsook Kim College of Fine Arts and School of Music.

Physical Address:
400 W. Beaufort St. | Normal, IL  61761

Mailing Address:
Campus Box 5600 | Normal, IL  61790-5600

ISU CPA Ticket Office Information

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

ISU CPA Ticket Office Hours
Monday through Friday:  Academic Year 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.  |  Summer 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday:  Closed
Performance Days:  Opens Two Hours Prior to Performance

ISU CPA Ticket Office Parking
Two parking spaces located next to the CPA loading dock are reserved for patrons for business with the box office. These parking spaces are located off the corner of Beaufort and School Streets. A second option is to park in the University Street Parking Garage, an hourly pay lot. During non-performance times, there is no public parking in the School Street Parking Garage.

ISU CPA Event Parking

School Street Parking Garage
Free event parking is available in the School Street Parking Deck (400 S School St | Normal, IL  61761) for evening and weekend events. There is a sign located at the entrance labeled “Arts Event Parking” and states “Closed” or “Open.” When the “Open” sign is lit, enter and park in any spot numbered above spot 250 and below the blue parking zone near the top floor of the garage. Parking is not available on the ground level or top floor but is available everywhere between these two levels.

Premium parking for donors who give $1,000 or more to the Illinois Symphony Orchestra is coned off and available on the second level in the northwest corner near the elevator of the School Street Parking Garage. 

School Street Garage
400 S School St | Normal, IL  61761

South University Street Parking Garage
Additional public parking is available at the South University Street Parking Garage (600 S University St, just north of Beaufort St.) at any time for $1.00 per hour.

South University Street Parking Garage
600 S University St | Normal, IL  61761

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