Kishwaukee Symphony opens new season Oct. 11

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The Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra will open its 38th concert season at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, with “The Hedgehog’s Dilemma.” Supported in part by the Kishwaukee Symphony Associates, the performance takes place in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. KSO Music Director Linc Smelser will give a free pre-concert lecture at 6:30…

CSA Sinfonia Concert Competition invites applicants

Karisa Chiu
The NIU Community School of the Arts invites instrumentalists and vocalists 18 and younger to participate in the annual CSA Sinfonia Concerto Competition. Applications must be received by Monday, Oct. 20, and auditions are scheduled Monday, Nov. 10, in the NIU Music Building. Applicants must live within a 75-mile radius of DeKalb. Music to be performed at the…

One piano, four hands

Khasma Duo
NIU’s School of Music will host the Khasma Duo in a recital of new and recent music for piano duet (one piano, four hands). The recital will take place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, in the Recital Hall of the NIU Music Building. Ashlee Mack and Katherine Palumbo formed the Khasma Duo in 2012. The two…

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