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Gordon Bird
Gordon Bird, professor of music and director of bands at NIU from 1960 until his retirement in 1983, died June 16 at Oak Crest DeKalb Area Retirement Center. He was 99. Bird held a bachelor’s degree from Drake University, a master of music degree from Northwestern University and a doctorate of education from Columbia University...
Bright Futures 2014: The Science of Music
The 2014 Bright Futures program – the Science of Music – is staging its grand finale Tuesday, June 10, at Hopkins Park Shelter prior to the first DeKalb Municipal Band concert of the season. Sponsored by NIU STEM Outreach, DeKalb County libraries and the DeKalb Municipal Band, the Bright Futures Fair offers a night of free...