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Huskie Marching Band to perform Nov. 6 concert

Huskie Marching Band color guard
Come relive the musical highlights of football halftime shows Thursday, Nov. 6, when the NIU Huskie Marching Band performs its annual year-end concert at the Convocation Center. The marching band, the drumline, the color guard and the Silverettes will present favorite pieces from this autumn’s Brigham Field extravaganzas as well as some of the familiar songs…

Kishwaukee Symphony to host free Halloween concert

Photo of a jack-o-lantern
The Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra will present its free Halloween concert, appropriate for children and adults, Tuesday, Oct. 28. Performances are planned at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. The earlier show is geared toward a younger audience. Indoor trick-or-treating will be provided from 5 to 5:30 p.m. in…

‘One Breath’: NIU New Music Festival begins Nov. 3

NIU New Music Festival poster
The fifth NIU New Music Festival offers something for everyone. This year features guest artist ensemble the nief-norf Project, founded by NIU alumni Andy Bliss (2004) and Kerry O’Brien (2006). They are joined by incredibly talented colleague ensemble members Erin Walker Bliss, percussion; Ashley Walters, cello; and Christopher Adler, piano and composition. Adler’s music will feature prominently in…

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