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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...
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...
A young boy takes a piano lesson through the NIU Community School of the Arts.
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, 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...
Lee Kesselman
The CSA Children’s Choir performs an original work composed for the group at the spring concert Wednesday, May 15. The concert begins at 7 p.m. in the Recital Hall in the Music Building at Northern Illinois University. It is free and open to the public. The commissioned work is called “I’m Nobody. Who are you?” and is based...
Photo of “wavy” piano keys
The NIU Community School of the Arts has announced its spring recital and concert schedule. Soloists and ensemble performances are featured in May on the stage of the Recital Hall and Concert Hall in the Music Building at Northern Illinois University. Most performances end with a reception. All are free and open to the public. As...
Lee Kesselman
Lee Kesselman brings his talents as a composer, choral conductor and speaker Saturday, April 20, to Northern Illinois University. Kesselman leads a workshop as part of the Working With Children’s Voices series from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Room 171 of the Music Building. The workshop is free and open to the public. Funding was...
CSA Sinfonia members play during a recent concert.
Young musicians are invited to attend a free, open rehearsal of CSA Sinfonia (Wednesday, Jan. 30), CSA Symphonette (Tuesday, Feb. 12) and CSA Children’s Choir (Wednesday, Feb. 13). These “Bring A Friend Days” give interested players or singers a chance to try out the groups to see if they are right for them. All rehearsals...
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,...
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...
Logo of the DeKalb Festival Chorus
The DeKalb Festival Chorus, directed by Amy Gatschenberger, will present a selection of opera choruses at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 6, in the NIU Music Building’s Boutell Memorial Concert Hall. Guest soloists Jessica Vadney (soprano) and Christopher Joyner (tenor) will join the performance, which also will feature guest artists William Koehler on piano, the NIU...
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...
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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