Gregory Barrett, Professor of Clarinet in the School of Music was chosen to judge at the National Music Competition of Slovenia in March. Barrett was also in Europe to attend two performances of his arrangement, “Jean Sibelius/Gregory Barrett En Saga Septet.” (more…)
Mathias Tacke, Professor of Violin and former second violinist in the world renowned Vermeer Quartet, made the most of NIU’s recent spring break. He returned to his native Germany where he taught chamber music master classes for a week at the Convocational College for Music in Dinkelsbühl, Bavaria. He also performed as part of a trio in Dinkelsbühl on March 22 and in Nonnenwerth, Bonn on March 24. (more…)
On Sunday, April 28, the NIU School of Music will mount a production of The Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezín, featuring the NIU Concert Choir, the NIU Philharmonic, Cor Cantiamo, Voices in Harmony, and the McHenry County College Chamber Choir. The performance will be conducted by Maestro Murry Sidlin and soloists include Sara Gartshore (soprano), Susan Platts, (mezzo-soprano), Andrzej Stec (tenor) and Samuel Handley (bass). (more…)
Northern Illinois University Opera presents Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance, Friday, March 29, at 8 p.m, and Sunday, March 31 at 3 p.m. in Boutell Memorial Concert Hall in the Music Building on the main campus. Tickets are available online or at the door and admission is $10 for adults, and $7 for students. (more…)
The Northern Illinois University School of Music will present Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezín in concert, Sunday, April 28 at 3 p.m. in Boutell Memorial Concert Hall, in the Music Building on the main campus. Tickets are on sale online now at $10 for adults and $5 for students. (more…)
Chick Corea’s Three Quartets will be performed as a NIU Jazz Faculty/Student Engagement, Tuesday, March 26 at 8 p.m. in the Music Building Recital Hall on the main campus.