Friday March 30 the School of Music will be hosting visiting artist Steve Duke.
Steve Duke is widely known for his work as an accomplished classical and jazz saxophonist and for performing new music and computer music. He is especially recognized for his contemporary improvisations.
As a teacher he is recognized for developing jazz and classical crossover performance pedagogy and for the application of the Feldenkrais Method® in learning to reduce stress in music performance. Steve Duke currently serves as a Distinguished Research Professor and Professor of Music at the School of Music at Northern Illinois University.
The recital will be held in the Recital Hall in Robert Glidden Hall at 7:30.
During this special year of celebrating the 75th anniversary of the College of Fine Arts, the biennial School of Art Faculty Exhibition features works by School of Art teaching, Emeriti and retired faculty. The presented artwork mediums range from painting, sculpture, ceramics, prints, and photography to graphic design, drawing, and new media like video and installation art.
There are only two weeks left to visit the exhibition before it closes. The tour of the Kennedy Museum of Art is a relaxing way to spend a spring afternoon.
Karen Nulf, Mexico/Sun Suite: 2 Boats, 2006
Tonight is the Campus Orchestra concert conducted by Elizabeth Braun. It is at 7:30 in the Recital Hall in the School of Music. For the folks that haven’t been there before, the Recital Hall is on the fourth floor of Glidden Hall. Stay plugged-in for more details today about what tonight’s repertoire will entail!
The two-time Grammy Awards-winning Soweto Gospel Choir, is heralded as one of the most exciting groups to emerge in world music in recent years. Direct from South Africa, the Soweto Gospel Choir is an awe-inspiring vocal ensemble, performing in 8 different languages, in an inspirational program of tribal, traditional and popular African and Western gospel.
Don’t miss them tonight at the Memorial Auditorium at 7:30 tonight!
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