Mission and Mini Mission join an NIU ensemble rehearsal.


All NIU students, regardless of major are welcome to audition for a School of Music large ensemble. Some ensembles, such as the World Music Ensembles, All-University Steelband and University Chorus do not require an audition. Please contact Brigid Findley at bcrawford@niu.edu for questions about registering for ensembles.

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Community School of the Arts

Non-music majors may also participate in the Community School of the Arts, which offers music lessons and ensembles for people in the community. The teachers are community musicians, as well as School of Music graduate and undergraduate students and faculty. These activities do not carry any credit hours. Visit the Office of External Programs to learn more.

Contact Us

Music Building
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - noon
1 - 4:30 p.m.

Austyn V. Menk
Music Admissions Coordinator

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