NIU School of Music

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…

Harold and Cecelia Kafer return to the NIU School of Music

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The NIU School of Music is happy to welcome Harold and Cecelia Kafer back to for an afternoon of musical duets and solo pieces on Sunday, August 10, at 3 p.m. The Kafers will perform works by Bach, Joaquin Rodrigo, Schumann, Rossini, Rachmaninoff, Debussy, Mascagni and Offenbach. The concert, located in the Music Building Recital Hall,…

Rich Holly receives grant from DeKalb County Community Foundation

Dean Rich Holly receives the grant check from Latricia Dawkins, board member of the DeKalb County Community Foundation.
Rich Holly, dean of the NIU College of Visual and Performing Arts, has received a $2,500 grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation for the second consecutive year. The funds from the grant will help in the partnership created with Arts Midwest to bring the Arts Midwest World Fest to DeKalb County during the upcoming school year. Working with…

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