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NIU’s African Student Alliance will greet Huskies for the fall semester with a Welcome Week Concert scheduled Friday, Aug. 26. Musicians, bands and event crew volunteers are asked to sign up to be part of the concert. Organizations are encouraged to help spread the word. The deadline to register is 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7....
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NIU’s chapter of PRSSA (Public Relations Student Society of America) will host its annual Rock Forward benefit concert at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 5, at Fatty’s Pub and Grille. This commemorative celebration consists of prizes and raffles, including the chance to receive and all-expense paid trip to Riviera Maya, Mexico. The night also features a...
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The Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra closes its 39th concert season at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 7, with its spring concert, “The Majesty of Mahler,” in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. A free pre-concert lecture begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall. Led by Music Director and Conductor Linc Smelser, the...
Members of the Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra, now in its 39th season, plans to delight concert-goers once again with their annual Holiday Pops Concert: Winter Wonderland. The concert begins at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. The KSO will play music of the holiday season, including...
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Families and the general public are invited at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, to “Music Through the Ages,” presented by the Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra. This educational and entertaining performance at  the historic Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St., will explore how music has changed through different time periods, making this concert a perfect introduction to...
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Cor Cantiamo, the NIU School of Music ensemble-in-residence, will present its first concert of the season at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall. Listeners will hear stunning beauty and drama. From music to observe the 100th observation of WWI to songs about love and loss to exciting new rhythms and...
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Singers in the DeKalb Festival Chorus will present its spring concert, “HOME,” at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 9. The concert, which takes place at First Lutheran Church, 324 N. Third St., will feature “Down in the Valley,” a folk opera created by German composer Kurt Weill and librettist Arnold Sundgaard. Additional pieces will showcase the...
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The NIU Community School of the Arts has announced the schedule for winter and holiday recitals. Soloists and ensemble performances are featured in December on the stages of the Recital Hall and Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. Most performances end with a reception. All are free and open to the public. Saturday, Dec....
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The NIU Jazz Ensemble, under the tutelage of new director Reggie Thomas, will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. The concert is free and open to the public. Alongside the Jazz Ensemble will be international jazz trombonists Michael Dease and Tom Garling. Dease has...
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Country music superstar Brad Paisley’s extension of his Country Nation World Tour will include a show Thursday, Feb. 5, at the NIU Convocation Center. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 21. Special guests on the tour will be Stoney Creek Records family band Parmalee and Arista Nashville recording duo The Swon Brothers....
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The NIU Philharmonic, under the direction of Lucia Matos, will perform its final concert of the fall semester at 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall in the Music Building. The concert is free and open to the public, and the auditorium is accessible to all. Performing “Polonaise” from “Eugene Onegin” by...
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Join the NIU Community School of the Arts (CSA) for an evening of music performed by young local musicians. The CSA Sinfonia will perform a fall concert Wednesday, Nov. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall in the Music Building. The event is free and open to the public. Directed by NIU...
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