Grammy Winner Bill Harley to Teach, Perform at H158 Schools

The visit will include writing workshops and assemblies for students as well as two free, public concerts. Learn more »

Grammy-winning singer, songwriter, storyteller and author, Bill Harley will conduct a residency at Chesak and Martin Elementary Schools October 10-13. The visit will include writing workshops and assemblies for students as well as two free, public concerts.

The concerts are free and open to the public, with donations accepted.

Concerts

  • The first concert will be held on Tuesday, October 10, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Chesak Elementary School, 10910 Reed Road, Lake in the Hills.
  • The second concert will be held Thursday, October 12, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Martin Elementary School, 10920 Reed Road Lake in the Hills.

Those planning to attend either concert should RSVP at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c094cada92aabfb6-bill to ensure adequate space.

Students at both schools also will have the opportunity to learn from Harley during assemblies and workshops held throughout the residency.

About Bill Harley

Harley has twice won the Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for Children. His work spans the generation gap, reminds us of our common humanity and challenges us to be our very best selves. A prolific author and recording artist, Bill tours nationwide as an author, performing artist and keynote speaker. He has released a dozen acclaimed albums, combining songs and storytelling in his signature humorous, family-friendly style. He also is the author of numerous children’s, young adult, and picture books, as well as songbooks and other books for educators.

To learn more about Harley, visit http://billharley.com/.

Members of the media interested in attending during the visit or the concerts should contact Dan Armstrong at (847) 659-6105 or darmstrong@district158.org.

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