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School of Music hosts New Music Festival

By Northern Star Entertainment Staff | November 13, 2019

The NIU School of Music hosted the New Music Festival from Nov. 5 to Nov. 8 in the Music Building. Five concerts were shown over the course of four days and the Northern Star Entertainment Section sent multiple reporters to cover this event. Day 1- Parker...

The New Music Ensemble plays in the Music Building at the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall Tuesday night. The concert series brings students and guests artists onstage, providing a “nice change” in sound, said attendee Kayla Steger, freshman cello performance major.

Series pairs music majors, guests

By Allison Krecek | November 6, 2013

Violins, cellists and flute players combined their talents in the second performance of the Fourth NIU New Music Festival Tuesday.Students and family were invited to hear from NIU’s own music majors along with guest musicians Matt Ulery and Geoffrey...

Music festival to come to DeKalb

By Northern Star Staff | October 21, 2013

DeKalb | The New Music Festival begins Oct. 29 and will feature various performances.All concerts begin at 8 p.m. in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall and are free to the public. The first concert will feature Marco Albonetti and Dane Richeson on Oct....

The Greg Ward Trio performs at NIU

By Kevin Bartelt | January 21, 2013

Saxophonist Greg Ward inspired several musicians on Friday in a powerful performance. The Greg Ward Trio’s concert 4 p.m. Friday in the Recital Hall raised the bar for musicians. Makaya McCraven on drums and Matt Ulery on bass joined Ward for Friday’s...