Violinist and violist Margaret O’Malley of Glen Ellyn, Ill., is this year’s winner of the Northern Illinois University Community School of the Arts Sinfonia Concerto Competition. Margaret won the competition at NIU for her audition of the first movement of the Violin Concerto No. 3 in b minor by Camille Saint-Saëns. She receives a cash award and will return to DeKalb to perform the concerto with CSA Sinfonia, directed by Linc Smelser, at the May 2018 concert in NIU’s Boutell Memorial Concert Hall. (more…)
The Community School of the Arts at Northern Illinois University invites musicians 18 years and younger to compete in the annual CSA Sinfonia Concerto Competition. The deadline for applications is October 23. Auditions are scheduled in the Recital Hall of the NIU Music Building on November 13 beginning at 5 p.m. (more…)
At the annual NIU Suzuki Workshop on Saturday November 4, guest Suzuki teachers from Wisconsin, Iowa and Alabama will visit the NIU Music Building to work with NIU Suzuki Strings students, and with guest violin and cello students representing Suzuki programs throughout Northern Illinois. (more…)
The complete schedule of Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 offerings is online now, and registration for fall is underway.
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