Ryan Jensen, the son of David and Chris Jensen of Princeton, will perform in the Illinois Valley Symphony Orhcestra Honors Recital at 5:45 p.m. Feb. 15 as part of the Music at the Mansion series at the Hegeler Carus Mansion in LaSalle.
Jensen, an honorable mention winners in the IVSO Young Performers Concerto Contest held in January, has been playing piano for 14 years and has studied privately with Jeannie Brown for the last four years. Currently a junior, he is a member of the Princeton High School band, Princeton Community Band and IVCC Jazz Band, and plays with the praise band at the Evangelical Covenant Church.
Performances will also include first runner-up Rachel Haas, flute, and Hanna Bressner, flute; honorable mention winners Joannah Cisneros, flute; and Kailee McGillis, violin. The IVSO Young Performers Concerto Competition provides the opportunity for outstanding young instrumentalists, grades 6-12, to compete for performing with the Illinois Valley Symphony.
This event is open to the public. Admission is $3 for Foundation members and $5 for non-members.
For more information, call 815-224-5895.