Mary Holland, a 2007 graduate of the BFA Acting program in the NIU School of Theatre and Dance will star in a new Star Wars television show on Disney+ beginning in 2020. (more…)
The nominations are out for the the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards, and the list includes current NIU School of Music faculty, staff, alumni and students! The ceremony will be held Sunday, January 26 at Staples Center in Los Angeles. (more…)
The Avalon String Quartet will present the complete Beethoven Quartet cycle over six concerts, beginning December 6, 2019, at NIU and running through December 2020, in celebration of Beethoven’s 250th year.
Gregory Beyer and Sean Farrell have been selected as the recipients of the 2019 Distinguished Graduate Faculty Award. Established in 2015, the award recognizes outstanding graduate faculty members for their scholarly achievements and exceptional contributions to graduate education at NIU. (more…)
Anne Burkus-Chasson, professor of art history and East Asian culture at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign presents her talk, “Sentimental Histories: Chen Hongshu (1598-1652) and the representation of emotion in late Imperial Chinese Painting” as part of the annual Elizabeth Allen Visiting Scholars in Art History lecture series at NIU. (more…)
Earlier this fall, a group of School of Music faculty and students traveled to Spring Green, Wisc. to experience an exciting collaboration between percussion performers, composers, and the celebrated American visual artist John Himmelfarb.