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String Quartet Chamber Camp
Summer is a great time to focus on the arts and learn something new. Beginning June 16, artists of all ages will be able to hone their talents or learn a new skill at the NIU Community School of the Arts. All classes and lessons are taught on campus. PRIVATE LESSONS Private lessons will be...
Summer is just around the corner. Do you know where your kids will be burning daylight this year? At Northern Illinois University’s summer camps, your children can learn to write the great American novel, become the next Indiana Jones, sharpen their soccer skills, create video games, design roller coasters or even prevent future wars between...
Nick Page
The NIU School of Music is looking to build an instant choir, hundreds of voices strong, at a “Community Sing” scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 5, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. The choir, composed of all attendees at the event, will be led by Nick Page, an internationally...
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The NIU Music Building resounds with music and excitement on Saturday, March 15, as the NIU Community School of the Arts presents its 11th Performathon. All funds raised are used for arts scholarships for young people in the community. Featuring about 50 musicians of all ages, the Performathon is the community school’s major fundraising event...
Karisa Chiu
A 14-year-old violinist from Palatine will perform with the CSA Sinfonia at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 5. Karisa Chiu, winner of the NIU Community School of the Arts Concerto Competition, will play Prokofiev’s Concerto No. 1 in D Major for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 19, Andantino. Also on the program are the Overture to Egmont,...
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Six talented young musicians perform at the annual Honors Recital at Northern Illinois University at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15. They are the recipients of talent scholarships awarded by the NIU Community School of the Arts. The recital is in the Recital Hall in the Music Building and is free and open to the public. Auditions...
Summer camp: visual arts
Dance, visual arts, theater and instrumental jazz are on the summer camp agenda at Northern Illinois University this summer. These six-day residential camps for junior and senior high school students are scheduled in July. Campers work with faculty, alumni and students and gain a greater appreciation for the life of an artist. Dance Camp is...
A young boy takes a piano lesson through the NIU Community School of the Arts.
Registration is open for the spring 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, with 80 teachers and 400 students who come from 50 towns and cities for classes, lessons and ensembles. Programs for children and adults begin in...
Liam Teague
More than 100 players will fill the NIU Music Building’s Boutell Memorial Concert Hall stage at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 22, for the CSA Sinfonia Reunion Concert. Alumni from the 15-year history of the orchestra are returning to perform with current members and with guest performer Liam Teague. The concert has been planned as a celebration...
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The NIU Community School of the Arts has announced its schedule for winter and holiday recitals. Soloists and ensemble performances are featured in December on the stage of the Recital Hall and Concert Hall in the Music Building. Most performances end with a reception. All are free and open to the public. Wednesday, Dec. 4...
Two young members of the CSA Children’s Choir were selected for the Honors Choir at the Midwest Kodály Educators Association’s conference, held over the weekend in Arlington Heights. Addison Kaser, 11, is the daughter of Diena and Roy Kaser and attends Indian Creek Middle School in Waterman. Vani Subramony, 9, is the daughter of Ritu and Mahesh...
Families are invited to a free mime performance at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, in the Recital Hall of the NIU Music Building. “An Evening of Mime” is a collection of stories that convey the comedy and drama in people, places, and everyday objects through the movement of the body and facial expressions. Performing are...
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