NIU Community School of the Arts


Calendar - Spring and Summer 2014

The NIU Community School of the Arts offers a variety of programming throughout the year. Check this calendar for updated information. The current flyer is available in pdf format.


Information about the music classes, art classes, theatre classes, music ensembles, and lessons has been updated. Use the registration form to sign up for activities.


All recitals are free and are scheduled in the Recital Hall in the NIU Music Building, unless otherwise stated. The public is invited. A list of accompanists is available for performers.  Recital and Concert Information for performers and parents is available.

Showcase Recitals, 9 a.m., 11 a.m., and 1 p.m.
Spring: May 3

Suzuki Violin Solo Recitals, 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.
Spring:  May 17

Suzuki Violin Graduation and Group Recital, 10 a.m.
May 3, Concert Hall 

Suzuki Cello Recitals
Spring: May 3, time tba (Showcase)

Suzuki Piano Recitals 
Spring:  May 17, 5:30 p.m.

Solo Guitar Recitals:  Suzuki and Traditional Students of Eric Schroeder, 5 p.m.
Spring:  May 3

Solo Piano Recitals:  Students of Georgia Price
Spring:  May 3, 3 p.m.

Solo Cello Recitals:  Students of Linc Smelser, 10:30 a.m.
Spring:  May 17

Solo Piano and Harp Recitals:  Students of Jaina Krueger
Spring:  May 4, 1 p.m.


CSA Guitar Ensemble, 8 p.m.
Fall:  December 4
Spring:  May 7

CSA Steelband and NIUkulele Ensemble, 7 p.m.
Spring:  May 3
The CSA Steelband performs with the NIU Steelband on 8:00 p.m. on November 8 in the Concert Hall.
Special Performance of the CSA Steelband - Thursday, April 3, 8 p.m., Concert Hall

CSA Symphonette, Concert Hall, 6 p.m.
Spring:  May 6

CSA Sprites, 5:30 p.m.
Spring:  May 6

CSA Sinfonia, Concert Hall
Spring: March 5 and May 7

CSA Children's Choir, 7 p.m.
Spring:  May 14 
Special Performance of the CSA Children's Choir - Community Sing with Nick Page, April 5, 1:30 - 3 p.m., Concert Hall stage


Suzuki Violin, Cello, and Guitar Groups, 5 - 7 p.m. (check with your teacher for your child's time)
Spring: February 6 and 20, March 6 and 20, April 3 and 17, May 1

Suzuki Piano Groups,
5 - 5:55 p.m.
Spring:  January 27 (103), February 17 (RH), March 17 (103), April 14 (RH)

Suzuki Workshop, November 2, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.


CSA Sinfonia - 2014-2015 Ensemble
Duet Camp and String Quartet Chamber Camp - Summer 2014

May 20, beginning at 4 p.m.

Need Scholarship Application Deadlines
Fall:  August (receipt)
Spring:  January (receipt)

CSA Sinfonia Concerto Competition
Application deadline (receipt):  October 
Auditions: November, beginning at 4:30 p.m.

Talent Scholarships
Application deadline (receipt):  December 
Auditions:  January, beginning at 1:30 p.m.