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Tag: College of Visual and Performing Arts External Programs
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The NIU Community School of the Arts has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund, administered by the DeKalb County Community Foundation. Wurlitzer Foundation grants provide financial assistance to further music education, music appreciation and performance to organizations and schools serving DeKalb County and the Chicago metropolitan area. “It is...
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The CSA Youth Sinfonia performs the music of Wagner and Dvořák at its first concert of the season, which begins at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. On the program, which is free and open to the public, is “Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg”...
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Attention, parents and kids ages 4 to 12: Do you want to create art together? Are you curious to learn more about world cultures? Sign up for “Cultural Exploration through Making Art,” which begins Saturday, Oct. 31. This is a fun, artistic and creative class for both children and parents to explore cultures together through...
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NIU’s Community School of the Arts invites musicians ages 18 years and younger to compete in the annual CSA Sinfonia Concerto Competition. The deadline for applications is Monday, Oct. 19. Auditions are scheduled in the Recital Hall of the NIU Music Building beginning at 5 p.m.Monday, Nov. 16. The winner receives a $200 cash prize...
Art Express for children ages 4 to 12 begins Saturday, Sept. 19, and meets for six Saturdays. Children create art and crafts through a variety of media in a fun and exploratory atmosphere. Every semester, new lessons with a new theme are designed and taught with an expressive and multicultural approach to let children use...
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Registration is open for the fall semester at the NIU Community School of the Arts, sponsored by the College of Visual and Performing Arts. The community school offers year-round programming for more than 400 students who come from nearly 50 cities, towns and suburbs for classes, lessons and ensembles. Programs for children and adults begin...
String Quartet Chamber Camp
Young musicians can improve their musicianship and ensemble skills and have fun at two chamber camps at NIU this summer. The camps are scheduled for from Monday, July 6, through Thursday, July 9, and meet in the NIU Music Building. Duet Camp meets from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and String Quartet Camp meets from 1...
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The NIU Community School of the Arts has announced its spring 2015 recital and concert schedule. Solo and ensemble performances are featured in late April and May on the stage of the Recital Hall and Concert Hall in the NIU Music Building. Most performances end with a reception. All recitals and concerts are free and open...
STEM science camp
Students looking for fun, hands-on ways to explore new careers this summer can register for Northern Illinois University’s summer camps. NIU’s day and residential camps run throughout June, July and August and cover a variety of topics to keep students in elementary school through high school engaged in learning and growing. They also offer students...
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Admit it: You’ve always wanted to be in a parade. You’ve wanted to be silly, dress up and decorate your dog. Or your bike. Or your best friend. Or yourself. Those opportunities, complete with the chance to show off your creative alter ego, will come Saturday, May 2, at the first Artigras celebration. Sponsored by...
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The Community School of the Arts presents the annual CSA Sinfonia Winter Concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. The CSA Sinfonia welcomes guest violinist, 2014 Concerto Competition winner Katherine Gallagher, to the Concert Hall stage to perform music by H. Vieuxtemps. Gallagher, 18,...
CSA Children's Choir
The CSA Children’s Choir, directed by Mary Lynn Doherty, will participate in SingFest, Anima’s annual community celebration of song Saturday, Feb. 28, at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn. This community engagement event for schoolteachers, community choir conductors, and their motivated students, includes afternoon workshops and culminates in a public ticketed performance at 7...
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