The United States Air Force Band of Mid-America Concert Band will hold a performance, Monday, October 7 at the NIU School of Music. The concert is free of charge and will be held in Boutell Memorial Concert Hall at 8 p.m. in the NIU Music Building. (more…)
The Community School of the Arts at Northern Illinois University invites musicians eighteen years old and younger to audition in the annual CSA Sinfonia Concerto Competition. Audition applications must be received by October 21. Auditions are scheduled in the Recital Hall of the NIU Music Building on November 11, beginning at 6 p.m. (more…)
“The Destruction of Memory” film first up in the Elizabeth Allen Visiting Scholars in Art History Series
The Destruction of Memory, an 85-minute documentary on the increase in the destruction of culture and artifacts, kicks off the 2019-2020 Elizabeth Allen Visiting Scholars in Art History Series. The film will be shown, free of charge and open to the public, Tuesday, September 24 at 5 p.m. in room 100 of Jack Arends Hall on NIU’s main campus, followed by a question and answer session with filmmaker Tim Slade. (more…)
A rare confluence of events will occur this week when not only will we see the first Friday the 13th full moon in the Central Time Zone since 2000, it’s also what’s known as a “harvest moon” because it’s the full moon closest to the September 23rd autumnal equinox.
The 2019-2020 NIU School of Theatre and Dance’s Studio Series kicks off, Thursday, September 13, with a new, developmental production. (more…)
On what would have been her 110th birthday, the Northern Illinois University Libraries and the Friends of the NIU Libraries are hosting an event to celebrate and honor the life of world-renowned cellist and former NIU faculty member, Raya Garbousova, and her contributions to the world of music. Garbousova (1909-1997) was on faculty at NIU from 1979 until 1991 and was instrumental in building the music program by attracting very talented cello students to attend school at NIU. (more…)