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The NIU Steelband often conjures up fast-paced rhythmic songs that make the audience want to dance. “While what we do is extremely demanding and requires a great deal of discipline, dedication and practice, we also encourage an atmosphere of fun,” said Liam Teague, co-director of the ban with Cliff Alexis. “So it is quite common...
Tom Bough
The NIU Wind Ensemble will present the local premiere of J.B.G. Neruda’s “Concerto in Eb,” arranged for band by Huskie Marching Band Director Thomas Bough. The concert, featuring faculty trumpet soloist Mark Ponzo, begins at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. The concert is free...
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The NIU Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Ronnie Wooten, will present a tribute to legendary collegiate band conductors Harry Begian and William P. Foster during an 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, concert in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall. The program will include Verdi’s “La Forza del Destino” and Ralph Vaughan Williams’ “Variations for Wind Band.”...