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The Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra closes its 39th concert season at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 7, with its spring concert, “The Majesty of Mahler,” in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. A free pre-concert lecture begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall. Led by Music Director and Conductor Linc Smelser, the...
Steven Song
Violinist Steven Song, winner of the CSA Sinfonia 2015 Concerto Competition, joins the CSA Youth Sinfonia at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, to perform Violin Concerto in D Minor by Jean Sibelius. The concert inside the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building is free and open to the public. The auditorium is...
Members of the Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra, now in its 39th season, plans to delight concert-goers once again with their annual Holiday Pops Concert: Winter Wonderland. The concert begins at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. The KSO will play music of the holiday season, including...
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CSA Chamber Intensive Groups perform the music of Haydn, Beethoven and Shostakovich in recital at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, in Room 173 of the NIU Music Building. The recital is free and open to the public. Making their public performance debut will be Provázek Quartet, featuring violinists Chantel Davis and Charlotte Donelson, violist Jacob...
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The CSA Youth Sinfonia performs the music of Wagner and Dvořák at its first concert of the season, which begins at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. On the program, which is free and open to the public, is “Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg”...
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NIU’s Community School of the Arts invites musicians ages 18 years and younger to compete in the annual CSA Sinfonia Concerto Competition. The deadline for applications is Monday, Oct. 19. Auditions are scheduled in the Recital Hall of the NIU Music Building beginning at 5 p.m.Monday, Nov. 16. The winner receives a $200 cash prize...
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The Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra presents its spring concert, “The Rite of Spring,” its 38th season finale, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 2, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. Joining Igor Stravinsky’s masterpiece on the program are Symphony No. 31 (“Paris”), by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; and “Songs of a Wayfarer,” by...
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The Community School of the Arts presents the annual CSA Sinfonia Winter Concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. The CSA Sinfonia welcomes guest violinist, 2014 Concerto Competition winner Katherine Gallagher, to the Concert Hall stage to perform music by H. Vieuxtemps. Gallagher, 18,...
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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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The Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra invites the public to its Holiday Pops Concert: Winter Wonderland. The concert begins at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. Pre-concert music, beginning at 6:15 pm, will be provided by the NIU Suzuki Program. Post-concert music will be provided by the...
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The Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra will open its 38th concert season at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, with “The Hedgehog’s Dilemma.” Supported in part by the Kishwaukee Symphony Associates, the performance takes place in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. KSO Music Director Linc Smelser will give a free pre-concert lecture at...
Karisa Chiu
The NIU Community School of the Arts invites instrumentalists and vocalists 18 and younger to participate in the annual CSA Sinfonia Concerto Competition. Applications must be received by Monday, Oct. 20, and auditions are scheduled Monday, Nov. 10, in the NIU Music Building. Applicants must live within a 75-mile radius of DeKalb. Music to be performed...
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