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NIU Steelband headlines 30th anniversary season of Chicago Sinfonietta

September 12, 2017

The NIU Steelband will kick off the 30th Anniversary season of Chicago Sinfonietta with concerts Saturday, Sept. 16 and Monday, Sept. 18.

Take a trip to the Caribbean with NIU’s Steelband. Fall in love with the stunning athleticism of Chicago’s own Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre. Experience two world premiere works. All without leaving (the edge of) your seat.

Plus, get interactive pre-show and during intermission with BRIDGE. Explore the sounds and sights of this exciting program by taking your adventure out of the hall. Move with the rhythm and learn to play the harp and steel drum with students from Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra’s Steel Orchestras, The People’s Music School, and friends of the Sinfonietta.

The performance Saturday, September 16 at 8 p.m. is at Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave., in Naperville on the campus of North Central College.

Monday, September 18 at 7:30 p.m. the performance will be at Symphony Center, 220 South Michigan Ave., in Chicago.

Purchase your tickets online here.  Use the promo code NIU to receive 20% off, and tickets for NIU students are available for $10.