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Bauer to judge U.S. Open brass championships

Paul Bauer
Paul Bauer, director of the NIU School of Music, is one of two outstanding and internationally recognized brass performers and educators named to the  to the adjudication panel for the U.S. Open Brass Band Championships. The annual one-day invitational puts traditional brass bands from around the nation – and around the world – in competition. This year’s event is…

Northwestern faculty trombone quartet to play May 2 concert on NIU School of Music stage

Northwestern University faculty trombone quartet
Michael Mulcahy, Peter Ellefson, Timothy Higgins and Randall Hawes, a trombone faculty from Northwestern University, will present a recital at 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, in the NIU Music Building. The quartet will perform works by Samuel Scheidt, Johann Hermann Schein, Giovanni Gabrieli, Beethoven, Bach, Tomasi and Walter Ross. Mulcahy, the internationally recognized Chicago Symphony trombonist, has…