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Community School of the Arts
Visual arts, theater and instrumental jazz are on the summer camp agenda at NIU. 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. Theatre Arts Camp Junior is scheduled July 7 to...
The Community School of Arts (CSA) Children’s Choir at NIU will be holding rehearsals on Wednesdays from 4:30 to 6 p.m. beginning Feb. 6, 2013. The choir is one of seven ensembles offered by the NIU CSA, and members range in age from 7 to 15 years old. New singers are welcome, but are required...
Community School of the Arts: CSA Children's Choir
The CSA Children’s Choir performs twice this holiday season. At 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, the choir performs during the NIU Holiday Concert in the Concert Hall. The children’s choir shares the stage with the NIU choirs, the NIU Philharmonic and the DeKalb Festival Chorus. There is a fee for this concert. On Wednesday, Dec. 12,...
A photo of wrapped Christmas presents
Shoppers at the Barnes & Noble Store in DeKalb will be treated to a wonderful medley of music from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1. Presented by the NIU Community School of the Arts, the recital is part of the Book Fair program sponsored by the store. Money raised will be used to support...
Photo of violin and music
Music, anyone? The NIU Community School of the Arts has announced the recital schedule for winter and holiday recitals. Soloists and ensemble performances are featured in November and December on the stage of the Recital Hall and Concert Hall in the NIU Music Building. Most performances end with a reception. All are free and open to...
The NIUkulele Ensemble made its debut performance Wednesday, Nov. 7, during a Hawaiian-themed lunch at Ellington’s. The ensemble is directed by Eric Schroeder and meets Monday evenings in the Music Building. Anyone can join. Spring rehearsals begin Monday, Jan. 28. For information about becoming a member in spring, contact the NIU Community School of the...
Community School of the Arts: Art Express
Registration is open at the NIU Community School of the Arts. Programming in fall includes classes and ensembles, as well as traditional and Suzuki music lessons. NIU staff and students receive free tuition for a popular art class that meets for six Saturdays, beginning Sept. 22. Another art class is Creating Comics, taught on Thursdays beginning...
Woodcut of a hand
The NIU Art Museum will host a woodcut workshop for teens and adults from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28, in the fourth floor printmaking studio of the Visual Arts Building. Led by Amelia Spinney, an NIU graduate student and Community School of the Arts instructor, this workshop is being held in conjunction...
Emily Ellsworth
The NIU Community School of the Arts will welcome a guest residency with Emily Ellsworth, choir director of the world-famous children’s choir Anima in Glen Ellyn. Two free events featuring Ellsworth are open to the public and are scheduled in Room 171 of the NIU Music Building. Wednesday, April 18. Ellsworth is the guest conductor...
Genevieve Smelser
The CSA Sinfonia will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. The concert is free and open to the public, and the auditorium is accessible to all. Performing at Wednesday’s concert is concerto competition winner Genevieve Smelser, who will play the “Concerto for Violin”...
Somonauk artist Anna Kennedy and her daughter, Sophie, show the painted violin created for Performathon.
The NIU Music Building will resound with music and excitement Saturday, March 10, as the NIU Community School of the Arts presents its 10th Performathon. All funds raised are used for arts scholarships for young people in the community. Featuring around 75 musicians of all ages, the Performathon is the community school’s major fundraising event....
Photo of "Silent Night" sheet music illuminated by candlelight
Traditional holiday carols and a guest organist, pannist and soloists combine for the NIU School of Music’s 14th annual Holiday Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4. The concert will be held in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall in the Music Building. Sold-out audiences in past years suggest that this event has become a holiday...
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