School of Music to showcase student, faculty compositions


NIU’s World Music Concert Series hosts the Middle Eastern Music Ensemble March 31 in the Music Building, Recital Hall. The Pan-Arabic music ranged from classical pieces to children’s songs from the Middle-East region. Instruments included clarinet, percussion, saxophone and violin, among others. 

By Northern Star staff

The School of Music will hold a concert featuring instrumental music by undergraduate students and faculty composers next week.

Several pieces from this program will be heard for the first time, according to an NIU School of Music news release. Ryan Smith, a member of the North American Saxophone Alliance, will perform as a guest artist. David Maki, associate professor and faculty composer, and two dozen students will also perform.

The concert will be held 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Music Building, Recital Hall. This event is free and open to the public.

Contact David Maki at 815-753-8002 for more information.