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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 NIU Music Building. Most performances end with a reception. All are free and open to the public. As many as 150...
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,...
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...
CSA Sinfonia members play during a recent concert.
Calling all former members of CSA Sinfonia: There’s a reunion concert in the works! The NIU Community School of the Arts is in the process of getting in touch with the orchestra’s 350 alumni to let them know about this fun opportunity to perform on the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall stage again. “We’ve been contacting...
Serena Harnack
Area musicians ages 18 and younger are invited to compete in the CSA Sinfonia Concerto Competition. The deadline for applications is Monday, Oct. 21. Auditions are scheduled in the Recital Hall of the NIU Music Building, beginning at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11. The winner of the competition receives $200 and performs the concerto March 5,...
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...
Six students who are graduating from high school are performing senior recitals this spring, the NIU Community School of the Arts has announced. The six are Paige Phelps, Danielle Pivonka and Owen Ruff of Sycamore and Hanna Bingham, Erin McGaughey and Genevieve Smelser of DeKalb. All of the recitals are free and open to the...
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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...
Serena Harnack
An award-winning, 14-year-old violinist will perform with the CSA Sinfonia at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20. Concerto Competition winner Serena Harnack will play the fourth movement of the Concerto No. 4 in d minor, Opus 41, by Viuextemps. The performance takes place in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. Harnack won...
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...
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