Northern Public Radio, Rockford Symphony Orchestra find new space

WNIJ and WNIU logos
Northern Public Radio and the Rockford Symphony Orchestra opened a new collaborative space partnership in their current Riverfront Museum Park location at 711 N. Main Street in Rockford. An open house to showcase the new space is scheduled from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, from 3 to 6 p.m. “The mission of Northern Public…

School of Music ensemble-in-residence releases debut commercial recording

Cor Cantiamo CD cover: “Canticum: The Choral Music of Jaakko Mäntyjärvi”
NIU School of Music ensemble-in-residence Cor Cantiamo and founding Artistic Director Eric A. Johnson will celebrate their first commercial CD with Centaur Records with an official release this month in the United States and Canada. The album will be available internationally Tuesday, Aug. 12, on all major download and stream sites as well as on the…

Community School plans autumn music, art lessons

Community School of the Arts
Registration is open for the fall semester at the NIU Community School of the Arts, sponsored by the College of Visual and Performing Arts. The community school offers year-round programming, with 80 teachers and 400 students who come from 50 towns and cities for classes, lessons and ensembles. Programs for children and adults begin in September. For…

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