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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…

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

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,…

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