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Snare drums snap, bells ting-a-ling and flutes whistle like birds. But why does one instrument sound any different than another? And how do objects produce sound in the first place? NIU alum Andrew Morrison has spent his career using physics to study these questions. At the next STEM Café, he will present “Good Vibrations: The...
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Six talented young musicians – recipients of talent scholarships awarded by the NIU Community School of the Arts – will perform Saturday, Feb. 14, at the annual Honors Recital. Performances begin at 4:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall of the NIU Music Building. The concert is free and open to the public. Auditions for these...
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Six talented young musicians perform at the annual Honors Recital at Northern Illinois University at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15. They are the recipients of talent scholarships awarded by the NIU Community School of the Arts. The recital is in the Recital Hall in the Music Building and is free and open to the public. Auditions...
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Looking to stay busy this summer? Beginning June 17, artists of all ages will be able to hone their talents or learn a new skill at the NIU Community School of the Arts. PRIVATE LESSONS Private lessons will be offered on most musical instruments, as well as in specific areas of theatre and visual art....
Community School of the Arts Steelband
NIU’s Community School of the Arts is offering spring classes in guitar, steelpan and ukulele. The CSA Steelband meets Monday evenings from 7 to 7:55 p.m., beginning Jan. 28. Students ages 14 to adult learn to play the steelpan in a fun ensemble setting. With a sound like no other, this instrument lends itself to...
The NIUkulele Ensemble made its debut performance Wednesday, Nov. 7, during a Hawaiian-themed lunch at Ellington’s. The ensemble is directed by Eric Schroeder and meets Monday evenings in the Music Building. Anyone can join. Spring rehearsals begin Monday, Jan. 28. For information about becoming a member in spring, contact the NIU Community School of the...