Music Building

The Music Building houses the School of Music and the Music Library. It also contains two performance halls: Boutell Memorial Concert Hall and Recital Hall.

550 Lucinda Ave, DeKalb, IL 60115


Upcoming Events

Yuan Gao

Graduate Violin Recital

10/15, 6:30 PM
Concert Choir & All-University Chorus

Concert Choir, Eric Johnson, director All-University Chorus, Jeremy Landig, director Concert Choir Flood the Gold Earth by David von Kampen Moonlight...

10/16, 8 PM
Anya Gavin & Allyson Smith

Joint Trumpet Recital Variations on a Theme from Norma by Jean-Baptiste Arban Fugue in G minor by Johann Sebastian Bach Brass Quintet No. 2 by Malcolm...

10/19, 6:30 AM
Clarinet Studio Recital

Gregory Barrett, director More Variations on a Theme of Handel by Henry Macleod Havergal Fantasy for Clarinet (1966) by Malcolm Arnold Sonate in B-flat...

10/19, 8 PM
Guest Artist & Alumni Trumpet Recital

Also Available in Live Webcast!!

10/21, 1 PM

Recent Events

NIU Jazz Big Bands


NIU Philharmonic


Recent Activity

Michael Mackey

Michael Mackey left a positive review 10/12/2018

Great evening of wonderful jazz. A real treat to hear such talented musicians in our own back yard.

Caroline Weaver

Caroline Weaver left a positive review 10/9/2018

It was fantastic! My only wish would be that it started at 7 so I wasn't driving home alone from DeKalb at 10:30 at night.

Martin E. Aburto

Martin E. Aburto left a positive review 10/3/2018

Great show. I like the variety of music. It was an intense performance for the musicians. from soft to loud , from sober to festive. congratulations to all. We enjoyed every piece.

Paul Kassel

Paul Kassel left a positive review 9/30/2018

A wonderful display of talent! Great variety of music, too!

Danko Drusko

Danko Drusko posted a photo 10/1/2018


Exaelitus left a positive review 4/22/2018

Very fabtabulous. Totally worth walking for an hour to attend. I hope to see more of them in the future.

Jay Monteiro

Jay Monteiro left a positive review 3/3/2018

It was great. The students did an excellent job!

Anne Marie Dando

Anne Marie Dando posted a photo 3/3/2018

Music Building

Music Building posted a photo 10/6/2017