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Moe Lincoln has two NIU degrees and a limitless career as Kingsley

When Moe Lincoln finds something she wants to do she makes it her own. Whether it's her signature sound performing as the artist Kingsley, her signature look (think very regal and very purple), or her signature lipstick collection through Event Cosmetics, no detail is...

Jazz at the Egyptian to feature NIU Jazz Orchestra and local high school jazz bands

You can enjoy some of the NIU Jazz Orchestra's songs from their set at the 2023 Jack Rudin Jazz Championships at Lincoln Center when they perform as part of the annual Jazz at the Egyptian, Saturday February 4. Jazz at the Egyptian features the NIU Jazz Orchestra,...

NIU Jazz Orchestra brings awards home from Lincoln Center performances

The NIU Jazz Orchestra was one of only nine collegiate jazz groups to participate in the 2023 Jack Rudin Jazz Championships held at New York City's Lincoln Center, January 14 and 15. The Jazz Orchestra earned five awards at the competition. Outstanding Drums - Pete...

NIU Concert Choir and NIU Black Choir to perform at Mavis Staples concert, Feb. 3

The NIU Concert Choir and NIU Black Choir will have the unique and exciting opportunity to perform on the same stage as music legend Mavis Staples as part of her concert, February 3 at 8 p.m. at DeKalb's Egyptian Theatre. A limited number of free tickets are available...
School of Music hosting reception at IMEC, January 27

School of Music hosting reception at IMEC, January 27

Join the NIU School of Music for a reception at the Illinois Music Education Conference  (IMEC), Friday, January 27 in the Cheminee Ballroom of the Pere Marquette Hotel in Peoria from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The NIU Jazztet will perform at the reception and there will...

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Graduate profile: Austin Cruz, School of Music

Graduate profile: Austin Cruz, School of Music

Congratulations to all of the new alumni of the College of Visual and Performing Arts who graduated last weekend. One of the featured students at the commencement ceremony for students from the Graduate School was the School of Music's Austin Cruz who received his...

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Graduate profile: Steffi Delgado, School of Music

Graduate profile: Steffi Delgado, School of Music

Congratulations to all of the new alumni of the College of Visual and Performing Arts who graduated last weekend. One of the featured students at the commencement ceremony for students from the College of Visual and Performing Arts, College of Liberal Arts and...

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