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Bart Woodstrup and Her Excellency Suvra Mukherjee.
On a trip to India during the holiday break, NIU Time Arts professor Bart Woodstrup had the opportunity to present some of his work to Her Excellency Suvra Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan (India’s presidential palace). Bart presented several digital prints and a video documentation of his multimedia composition, which is titled “Under Saraswati River.”...
Liam Teague
Liam Teague, NIU’s “Paganini of the Steelpan,” was named today as a winner of a silver Hummingbird Medal from his native Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. An associate professor of steelpan in the School of Music and co-director of the NIU Steelband, Teague is in good company as his homeland confers its highest accolades on...
Michael Spiro
The NIU Percussion Ensemble, directed by Robert Chappell and Greg Beyer, with graduate conductors Amanda Duncan and Angela Kepley, will present its spring concert at 8 p.m. Monday, April 2, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall. The concert is free and open to the public, the the auditorium is accessible to all. The concert will...
Robert Chappell
Before he retires this year, NIU music professor Robert Chappell will put together one more recital that promises to be funny, sentimental and, as usual, unforgettably entertaining. All of his past recitals have been special, but this one will be over the top without being over the top. He wants it to reflect his work,...
His Excellency Dr. Neil Parsan, ambassador of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to the United States, will attend this weekend’s concert of the NIU Steel Band. Parsan, who is a veterinarian, contacted countryman Liam Teague a few months ago to learn more about the NIU School of Music and its international reputation for pushing...