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NIU’s 2016 World Music Festival is approaching. The NIU Middle Eastern Music Ensemble, directed by Omar al Musfi and guest artist Issa Bolous, will kick off this year’s festival at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 7, in the NIU School of Music’s Recital Hall. Musicians will perform a wide array of traditional and contemporary Arabic and...
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The NIU School of Music will host its fourth annual World Music Festival, Musical Encounters, from Tuesday, April 9, through Sunday, April 14. As usual, this week-long event will consist of concerts and lectures featuring various world music styles and cultural dialogues in music. Essam Rafea, an artist-in-residence, renowned Middle Eastern oudist, composer and music...
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The NIU School of Music will host its third annual World Music Festival from Wednesday, April 11, through Sunday, April 15. As usual, this week-long event will consist of concerts and lectures featuring various world music styles and cultural dialogues in music. NIU’s own Middle Eastern Music Ensemble, a student group led by two Syrian-born...
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After its successful launch in April 2010, the NIU World Music Festival is back again in 2011. In this one-week long event, six full-length concerts featuring various world music traditions will take place in the NIU Music Building. The Middle Eastern Music Ensemble, a new student group added to the NIU World Music curriculum last...