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Cheng Hou Lee
For musicians, perfecting their craft is a lifelong symphony. Those best prepared to hit the right notes are dedicated, lifelong learners. Cheng-Hou Lee, associate professor in the NIU School of Music, sets the stage for his students’ success. “I tailor what I tell each student. I try to find the most efficient way for them...
Avalon String Quartet: Illuminations
NIU’s Avalon String Quartet earned the praise of New York Times music reviewer Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim, who enjoyed the group’s new CD, titled “Illuminations.” In the Sept. 2 edition of the “Classical Playlist,” the critic calls the new CD a “deeply satisfying recording.” “The Avalon String Quartet, playing with great warmth and tenderness, appears to...
Avalon Quartet
NIU’s Avalon String Quartet will continue its fall season at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall. The program includes Brahms’ String Quartet No. 3 Op. 67 in Bb Major, the Debussy String Quartet Op. 10 in G Minor and the Garrop String Quartet No. 4, “Illuminations.” The concert is free...
Avalon Quartet
NIU’s Avalon String Quartet will begin its fall season at 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 29, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. The quartet will perform the Schumann String Quartet Op. 41 No 3 in A Major and the Brahms String Quartet No 2 in A Minor. The concert is free...
Avalon String Quartet
NIU’s Avalon Quartet will join the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra and its acclaimed Austrian Music Director David Danzmayr to present “A Premieres Project: Zemlinsky and Schuller.” The concert begins at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph Drive in Chicago. Featuring the United States premiere of Alexander Zemlinsky’s...
Avalon String Quartet
NIU’s Avalon String Quartet will continue its season at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, in Boutell Memorial Concert Hall. The quartet will perform the Mozart String Quartet K 589 in Bb, Bartok’s String Quartet No. 3 and Schubert’s String Quartet in G Major D887. The concert is free and open to the public. Members of...
Avalon String Quartet
NIU’s Avalon String Quartet will welcome the renowned Chicago Chamber Musicians to join forces for a performance of Aaron Copland’s “Appalachian Spring.” The free concert begins at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 2, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall at NIU. Founded in 1986, the Chicago Chamber Musicians is one of the nation’s most highly regarded...
Cheng-Hou Lee
Cheng-Hou Lee, cellist with NIU’s Avalon Quartet, waited inside the Recital Hall of the Music Building. Meanwhile, his eventual audience listened to speeches in an auditorium some 825 miles away. Among those speakers at the 2012 Internet2 Fall Member Meeting in Philadelphia was Dan Nichols, Lee’s colleague in the NIU School of Music and the...
Avalon Quartet
NIU’s Avalon String Quartet will continue its complete Beethoven cycle at 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall. The Avalon will perform Quartets Op. 130 and Op. 131. The concert is free and open to the public, and the auditorium is accessible to all. For those unable to attend, this concert...
Avalon Quartet
THIS CONCERT HAS BEEN CANCELED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED. Call (815) 753-1546 or email [email protected] for more information. NIU’s Avalon String Quartet will continue its complete Beethoven cycle at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall. The Avalon will perform Beethoven Quartets Op. 18 No. 6 and Op. 133 Grosse Fugue....
Robert Chappell
Before he retires this year, NIU music professor Robert Chappell will put together one more recital that promises to be funny, sentimental and, as usual, unforgettably entertaining. All of his past recitals have been special, but this one will be over the top without being over the top. He wants it to reflect his work,...
Avalon Quartet
NIU’s Avalon String Quartet will continue its complete Beethoven cycle at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall. The Avalon will perform quartets Op. 18, No. 2 in G Major, No. 5 in A Major and No. 1 in F major. The concert is free and open to the public, and...
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