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Mike Mixtacki
Michael Mixtacki, instructor of percussion in the NIU School of Music, provided vocals for a Grammy-nominated CD. Mixtacki, who teaches percussion, co-directs the Percussion Ensemble and directs the Latin Jazz and Afro-Cuban Folkloric ensembles, can be heard on “Latin Jazz●Jazz Latin” by the Wayne Wallace Latin Jazz Quintet. The disc is nominated for Best Latin...
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When the Recording Academy and GRAMMY Foundation announced the quarterfinalists for its Music Educator Award, five alumni of the Northern Illinois University School of Music were on the list: Peter Barsch (MM 2004) Barsch teaches at Oswego East High School, Oswego, Ill. Gordon Krauspe (BM 1982, MM 1992) Krauspe teaches at Wheaton Warrenville South High...