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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...
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...
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....
Opera usually does not excite children, but a performance of Stone Soup during NIU’s summer opera camp sparked the zeal of a dozen elementary and middle school students. During the camp, students not only learned the story behind Stone Soup, but they studied it, rehearsed its lines and performed it for parents and its composer,...