School of Music

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The School of Music's 60 nationally and internationally recognized faculty are dedicated to supporting students realizing their full potential as music artists, educators and scholars, and our location one hour west of Chicago affords our students unparalleled additional cultural resources.

Students in the School of Music perform in a wide range of ensembles: jazz, orchestra, wind ensemble, choirs, steelband and ensembles devoted to music of Indonesia, China and the Middle East. The school hosts both a New Music Festival and a World Music Festival each year. Students also have the opportunity to study recording arts and take part in Internet2 collaborations.

Upcoming Events

Guest Lecture-‘The Living Legacy Project – Akha Oral Tradition School’ Imparting Ancestral Songs, Stories, and Ceremonies to Akha Youth

Cultural Crossroads Asia (CCA), an initiative founded by Victoria Vorreiter, aspires to preserve the tangible culture of ethnic groups of the Golden Triangle...

4/23, 2 PM
Nicole Riordan - Senior Oboe/Voice Recital

Assisted by: Rebecca Wu, piano and Nathan Stade, guitar PROGRAM Oboe Concerto in C Major, K. 314 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) I. Allegro...

4/23, 5 PM
NIU Jazz Ensemble Concert

Tickets must be purchased online. Please click on the Red 'REGISTER' button to proceed to the Ticketing site. Tickets will not be available at the...

4/23, 7 PM
Chang Xu - Graduate Piano Recital

PROGRAM Piano Sonata No. 2 in G minor op.22 - Robert Schumann (1810-1856) I. So rasch wie möglich II. Andantino. Getragen III. Scherzo. Sehr...

4/23, 8 PM
Brass Chamber Recital

PROGRAM Suite for Four Horns - Eugene Bozza (1905-1991) I. Prelude II. La Chasse III. Danse NIU Horn Quartet: Emma Hinkle, JonLuca...

4/24, 7 PM

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