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Calendar - Fall 2014 and Spring 2015

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.

REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

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.

SOLO RECITALS - in the Recital Hall except where noted.

All concerts and recitals are free and open to 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.
Fall: December 6
Spring: May 2

Suzuki Violin Solo Recitals, 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.
Fall:  December 13  
Spring:  May 16

Suzuki Violin Graduation and Group Recital, 10 a.m.
May 2, Concert Hall 

Suzuki Cello Recitals
Fall:  December 7, 3 p.m.
Spring:  May 3, 3 p.m.

Suzuki Piano Recitals 
Fall: December 8, 5 p.m.
Spring: May 16, 5:30 p.m.

Solo Guitar Recitals:  Suzuki and Traditional Students of Eric Schroeder, 5 p.m.
Fall:  December 6
Spring:  May 2

Solo Piano Recitals:  Students of Georgia Price, 3 p.m.
Fall: December 6
Spring:  May 2

Solo Cello Recitals:  Students of Linc Smelser, 10:30 a.m.
Fall:  December 13
Spring:  May 16

Solo Piano and Harp Recitals:  Students of Jaina Krueger, 1 p.m.
Fall:  December 7
Spring:  May 3

ENSEMBLE CONCERTS - in the Recital Hall except where noted

CSA Guitar Ensemble, 8 p.m.
Fall:  December 10
Spring:  May 6

CSA Steelband and NIUkulele Ensemble, 7 p.m.
Fall:  December 6
Spring:  May 2
The CSA Steelband performs with the All-University Steelband and Pan Studio on November 8 and April 12, Concert Hall, 7 p.m.

CSA Symphonette
, Concert Hall, 6 p.m.
Fall:  December 9
Spring:  May 5

CSA Sinfonia, Concert Hall, 7:30 p.m.
Fall:  November 19
Spring: February 18 and May 6

CSA Children's Choir, 7 p.m.
Fall:  December 10
Spring:  May 13
The CSA Children's Choir performs at the NIU Holiday Concert on December 6 at 3 p.m. in the Concert Hall.

SUZUKI GROUP LESSONS AND WORKSHOP

Suzuki Violin, Cello, and Guitar Groups, 5 - 7 p.m. (check with your teacher for your child's time)
Fall: September 25, October 9 and 23, November 6 and 20, December 4 and 11
Spring:  February 5 and 19, March 5 and 19, April 9 and 23, May 7

Suzuki Piano Groups, 5 - 5:55 p.m.
Fall:  September 15, October 13, November 10, December 8
Spring:  January 26, February 16, March 16, April 13

Suzuki Workshop, November 1, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

AUDITIONS, NEED SCHOLARSHIPS, AND COMPETITIONS

CSA Sinfonia - 2014-2015 Ensemble - May 18, 2015, beginning at 4 p.m.
Duet Camp and String Quartet Chamber Camp - Summer 2015, tba


Need Scholarship Application Deadlines
Fall:  August 21 (receipt deadline)
Spring:  January 8 (receipt deadline)

CSA Sinfonia Concerto Competition
Application deadline (receipt):  October 20
Auditions: November 10, beginning at 4:30 p.m.

Talent Scholarships
Application deadline (receipt):  December 12
Auditions:  January, beginning at 1:30 p.m.