Ensemble P/4 to perform Sept. 16 at NIU School of Music

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The Northern Illinois University School of Music welcomes guest performers Ensemble P/4 for a concert of contemporary music at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16. Ensemble P/4 consists of two pianists and two percussionists, all members of music faculties at universities in Florida. They are Thad Anderson (percussion professor at University of Central Florida), Marja Kerney (percussion…

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Anthony Devroye
Tony Devroye, associate professor of viola at the NIU School of Music and violist of the famed Avalon String Quartet, has been named the new artistic director of Rush Hour Concerts. Rush Hour Concerts, a 15-year-old organization, brings high-quality classical music to the public for free in its weekly summer concert series at St. James Cathedral…

Northern Public Radio, Rockford Symphony Orchestra find new space

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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…

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