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Annual School of Music holiday concert planned for Dec. 7

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The sound of choirs, carols, brass and percussion will once again echo through the halls of the Music Building when the NIU Choral Department hosts their 17th annual holiday concert. Featuring the world premiere of “The Lands the See the Sun Arise” by DeKalb composer Tim Blickhan, the concert will be held in the Boutell Memorial Concert…

NIU Jazz Ensemble to play Duke Ellington Ballroom Nov. 20

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The NIU Jazz Ensemble, under the tutelage of new director Reggie Thomas, will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. The concert is free and open to the public. Alongside the Jazz Ensemble will be international jazz trombonists Michael Dease and Tom Garling. Dease has emerged as one…

NIU Philharmonic to hold season-end concert Nov. 24

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The NIU Philharmonic, under the direction of Lucia Matos, will perform its final concert of the fall semester at 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall in the Music Building. The concert is free and open to the public, and the auditorium is accessible to all. Performing “Polonaise” from “Eugene Onegin” by Tchaikovsky and…

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