College of Visual and Performing Arts

Theatre to stage ‘Not About Nightingales’

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Presenting the fifth production of its seven-show 2012-2013 Mainstage Series, the NIU School of Theatre and Dance will stage an early play by Tennessee Williams. “Not About Nightingales” opens Thursday, Feb. 21, in the Stevens Building O’Connell Theatre. Williams’ fourth play, “Not About Nightingales” is not as well-known as many of his later plays, because it remained…

Teen violinist to perform with CSA Sinfonia

Serena Harnack
An award-winning, 14-year-old violinist will perform with the CSA Sinfonia at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20. Concerto Competition winner Serena Harnack will play the fourth movement of the Concerto No. 4 in d minor, Opus 41, by Viuextemps. The performance takes place in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. Harnack won the competition…

Community School scholarship winners to play

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Six talented young musicians will perform at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, during the annual Honors Recital at Northern Illinois University. They are the recipients of talent scholarships awarded by the NIU Community School of the Arts after a rigorous audition held in early January. Each student receives a prize of $250. One hundred and two students…

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