NIU’s Jui-Ching Wang and the value of children’s singing games

A series of coincidences led NIU Associate Professor of Music Jui-Ching Wang to Indonesia to witness firsthand the value of traditional children's singing games. At the beginning of her tenure in NIU's School of Music, Wang found herself directing the school's...

School of Music’s Liam Teague to receive NIU Presidential Research, Scholarship and Artistry Professor honor

Liam Teague, Northern Illinois University Professor of Music and Chair of Steelpan Studies has been selected as a Presidential Research, Scholarship and Artistry Professor.  The award was created in 1982 to recognize faculty excellence in teaching, research,...

The story behind the dance that sent NIU to the Kennedy Center

  Students from the NIU Dance program performed at the Central Conference of the American College Dance Association (ACDA) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on March 17-18.  Their performance was of such high quality that they earned the top honor at...

NIU Steelband spring concert features steelpan virtuoso Victor Provost

The world-famous NIU Steelband's 2018 Spring Concert is Sunday, April 22, at 3 p.m., featuring an eclectic blend of music styles, and a special guest artist. The NIU Steelband, under the direction of NIU Professor of Music and Director of Steelpan Studies Liam Teague,...

Eddie Gomez Trio live at NIU

The NIU School of Music offers a unique opportunity to attend a concert by one of the most accomplished jazz musicians in the business.  The trio, led by the multiple Grammy Award winning Eddie Gomez, is performing in an all-school convocation, Monday, April 23 that...

April showers bring lots of concerts

During the academic year there are always lots of School of Music concerts, but April is always the busiest month, and this year is no exception.  Check out all of the great music you can hear, in person or via webcast over the next few weeks. Boutell Memorial Concert...

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