Symposium Recital

Join us for eclectic evenings of music!  The Symposium Recital series features student solo and small ensemble performances from the NIU School of Music's diverse areas of study.


  • Fishers of Men - Music by Joe Beribak (b. 1987) Story by Elena Beribak (b. 1994) 
         Elena Beribak, narrator 
         Joe Beribak, percussion, ocarina 
  • Tango en Skai - Roland Dyens (1955-2016) 
  • The Park Bench - Nathan Stade (b. 2004) 
         Nathan Stade, guitar 
  • Soliloquio - Gonzalo Brenes (1907-2003) 
         Fernando Marroquin Mendoza, oboe 
  • Blues for Gilbert - Mark Glentworth (b. 1960)  
         Karl Olsen, vibraphone 
  • Friday - Kevin Bobo (b.1974)  
       Movement 3: Lorena's Lament  
       Movement 4: Prelude and Happy Hour 
         Tzu Yun Chiu, tenor steelpan 
  • Alborada, Son and Contradanza from Aires Tropicales - Paquito D'Rivera (b.1948)  
         Anna Rockman, flute/piccolo 
         Emma Hinkle, French horn 
         Fernando Marroquin, oboe, English horn 
         Katelyn Ackland, clarinet 
         Yu-Yu Chang, bassoon 
  • Doomscrolling - Ben Wahlund (b.1977) 
         Michael Speziale: vibraphone 
         Andrew Kinsey: cajón, desk bells, hi hat 
  • Humpty Dumpty - Chick Corea (b.1991)  
  • Preludes #6 and #15 from Shostakovich's Preludes Op. 34 - arr. by Douglas Yeo.
         Ian Rigg and Liam Kantzler

Thursday, October 26, 2023 at 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Music Building, Recital Hall
550 Lucinda Ave, DeKalb, IL 60115

Event Type

Concerts, Exhibits and Performances


Arts and Culture, Music and Concerts

Target Audience

Students, Faculty and Staff, Alumni, General Public, Prospective Students



Free Admission

School of Music
Contact Name

Tina Zemzemi

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