Fifteen-year-old Reilly Farrell is a musical prodigy.
When he was four years old he studied violin and piano at the NIU Community School of Arts. Reilly is the youngest concertmaster of the DeKalb High School (DHS) Symphony Orchestra in the last decade.
Reilly will entertain Farm Bureau Prime Timers on Monday, Aug. 5. His performance, “Sharing Four Centuries of Music,” will be from 1 until 1:45 p.m. in the Farm Bureau Theater. All members are welcome to attend.
As a DHS student, he performs with the Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra, and Jazz Band. Reilly also is a regular with the Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Rockford Symphony Orchestra and NIU Suzuki Strings, as well as other orchestras and ensembles. Additionally, Reilly shares his music with groups throughout the local community.
Playing the violin and piano, Reilly will share some of his favorite hymns as well as classical and popular music for Farm Bureau members.
Prime Timers are welcome to register for this monthly program by July 30 and pay the $7 lunch fee.