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General Information

The Department of Music and Dance Program presents concerts throughout the year, both on campus and in the region. Most of the concerts listed below are free and open to the public.

Main Campus Location

The Department of Music and Dance Program is located within the Salme Harju Steinberg Fine Arts Center on the main campus. To access the Auditorium and Recital Hall, use the entrances to the main campus access road located at:

  • 3701 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue (the northwest corner of the campus) -OR-
  • 3600 W. Foster Avenue (the southwest corner of the campus).

Parking

Complimentary parking for evening and weekend events presented by the Department of Music and Dance Program is available only in Lot F and the 4th floor of the parking garage, unless otherwise specified. Parking on campus for daytime events (before 6 p.m.) requires the purchase of a $5.00 daily permit. Failure to purchase and/or properly display your campus parking permit will result in a ticket and/or a boot. Street parking may be available on Bryn Mawr Avenue. Be sure to read street parking signage carefully.

Event Admission Policies

Events begin at the published time. Latecomers will be seated at the discretion of the ushers. Neither food nor drink are permitted in the performance venues, exept bottled water. For copyright protection as well as the well-being of both performers and audience, photography and video recording are not permitted during events. Persons in violation of these policies will be asked to leave the venue. Unless otherwise indicated children under six years of age will not be admitted to Music Department sponsored events.

This event schedule is subject to change without notice. Stay up to date by visiting this page often or join our e-mail list.

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DATE TIME DESCRIPTION LOCATION
Thu., Sep. 4 3:05p NORTHEASTERN FACULTY ARTISTS
Travis Heath, trumpet and Kay Kim, piano
featuring Jared Bulmer, tuba and Anna Mayne, horn
FREE
Recital Hall
Thu., Sep. 11 7:30p NORTHEASTERN FACULTY ARTISTS
Robert Heitzinger, baritone and Kay Kim, piano
Brahms: Die Schöne Magalone
FREE
Recital Hall
Fri., Sep. 19 7:30p JEWEL BOX CONCERT - THE LINCOLN TRIO
Tickets: $25 | $15 | $5
neiu.edu/tickets or (773) 442-4636
Recital Hall
Fri., Sep. 26 7:30p NORTHEASTERN FACULTY ARTISTS
Sarah Hibbard and Sasha Gerritson, sopranos
Kay Kim, piano
FREE
Recital Hall
Fri., Oct. 3 8:00p CANCELED: CONCERT DANCE, INC. (CDI) - SHOWCASE 2014
presented by the Ruth Page Dance Series
Venetia Stifler, artistic director
Tickets: $20 | $15 (NEIU students, faculty, staff - one FREE)
neiu.edu/tickets or (773) 442-4636
Auditorium

Tue.,
Oct. 7

7:30p VOICE SHOWCASE
Students from the voice studio of Dr. Ronald Combs, NEIU Professor Emeritus.
FREE
Recital Hall
Thu., Oct. 9 10:15a HISTORIAS DE ESPAÑA presented by
Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater
Tickets: $6 | $5 (NEIU students, faculty, staff - one FREE)
neiu.edu/tickets or (773) 442-4636
Auditorium
Thu., Oct. 9 7:30p UNIVERSITY ORCHESTRA
Brian Groner, conductor
FREE
Recital Hall
Fri., Oct. 10 10:15a HISTORIAS DE ESPAÑA presented by
Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater
Tickets: $6 | $5 (NEIU students, faculty, staff - one FREE)
neiu.edu/tickets or (773) 442-4636
Auditorium
Sat., Oct. 11 ALL DAY VOCEVISTA WORKSHOP FOR SINGERS & TEACHERS
Donald Gray Miller, presenter
Fee: NATS Members: $30. Non-Members: $50
REGISTER HERE
Contact: Dr. Robert Heitzinger for more information
Fine Arts Center
Thu., Oct. 16 7:30p WIND ENSEMBLE
R. Shayne Cofer, conductor
FREE
Auditorium
Fri., Oct. 17 7:30p JEWEL BOX CONCERT - OMEGA CLARINET QUARTET
Tickets: $25 | $15 | $5
neiu.edu/tickets or (773) 442-4636
Recital Hall
Sat., Oct. 18 3:00p CHICAGO CLARINET ENSEMBLE presents
CLARINET QUARTET COMPETITION
Rose Sperrazza, artistic director
More information
Auditorium
Thu., Oct. 23 7:30p CANCELED: THE HOUSE ON MIDDAGH STREET by Elisabeth Wagner
A play featuring the cabaret music of Britten, Weill and others
Kathy Cowan, singer; Susie Mullen and William J. Norris, actors;
Paul Hamilton, piano
FREE
Recital Hall
Fri., Oct. 24 7:30p CANCELED: THE HOUSE ON MIDDAGH STREET by Elisabeth Wagner
A play featuring the cabaret music of Britten, Weill and others
Kathy Cowan, singer; Susie Mullen and William J. Norris, actors;
Paul Hamilton, piano
FREE
Recital Hall
Sat., Oct. 25 2:00p CANCELED: THE HOUSE ON MIDDAGH STREET by Elisabeth Wagner
A play featuring the cabaret music of Britten, Weill and others
Kathy Cowan, singer; Susie Mullen and William J. Norris, actors;
Paul Hamilton, piano
FREE
Recital Hall
Tue., Oct. 28 3:05p JAZZ COMBOS
Mayo Tiana, director
FREE
Recital Hall
Thu., Oct. 30 3:05p GUITAR SHOWCASE
FREE
Recital Hall
Fri., Oct. 31 7:30p NORTHEASTERN FACULTY ARTISTS
Susan Tang, piano
FREE
Recital Hall
Tue., Nov. 4 7:30p CHAMBER SINGERS & UNIVERSITY CHORUS
Christopher Owen, conductor
FREE
Auditorium
Thu., Nov. 6 7:30p VARSITY BIG BAND
Mayo Tiana, director
FREE
Auditorium
Tue., Nov. 11 3:05p STRING SHOWCASE
FREE
Recital Hall
Tue., Nov. 11 7:30p NORTHEASTERN FACULTY ARTISTS
Brian Torosian, guitar
FREE
Recital Hall
Thu., Nov. 13 3:05p MUSIC FACULTY SHOWCASE
FREE
Recital Hall
Fri., Nov. 14 7:30p OPERA WORKSHOP - SCENE RECITAL
Sasha Gerritson, director
FREE
Recital Hall
Fri., Nov. 14 8:00p UNIVERSITY REPERTORY DANCE ENSEMBLE
Works in Progress
Venetia Stifler, artistic director
FREE
(children under 6 years may be admitted accomapnied by parent)
Auditorium
Tue., Nov. 18 3:05p JAZZ COMBOS
Mayo Tiana, director
FREE
Recital Hall
Tue., Nov. 18 7:30p COMPOSERS & SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE
Nelson Mandrell, director
FREE
Auditorium
Wed., Nov. 19 7:30p WOODWIND SHOWCASE
FREE
Recital Hall
Fri., Nov. 21 7:30p

OPERA WORKSHOP: COSI FAN TUTTE
Sasah Gerritson, director
FREE
(This event was originally published with an admission charge. This concert is now a free, unticketed event, open to the public. No reservations necessary)

Auditorium
Fri., Nov. 21 7:30p JEWEL BOX CONCERT - MODERN MANDOLIN QUARTET
Tickets: $25 | $15 | $5
neiu.edu/tickets or (773) 442-4636
Recital Hall
Sat., Nov. 22 7:30p OPERA WORKSHOP: COSI FAN TUTTE
Sasah Gerritson, director
FREE
(This event was originally published with an admission charge. This concert is now a free, unticketed event, open to the public. No reservations necessary)
Auditorium
Mon., Nov. 24 7:30p BRASS & PERCUSSION ENSEMBLES
Travis Heath and Tina Laughlin, directors
FREE
Auditorium
Tue., Nov. 25 3:05p BRASS SHOWCASE
FREE
Recital Hall
Tue., Nov. 25 7:30p UNIVERSITY ORCHESTRA
Brian Groner, conductor
FREE
Auditorium
Tue., Dec. 2 3:05p PIANO SHOWCASE
FREE
Recital Hall
Tue., Dec. 2 7:30p CHAMBER SINGERS & UNIVERSITY CHORUS
Christopher Owen, conductor
FREE
Recital Hall
Wed., Dec. 3 7:30p WIND ENSEMBLE
R. Shayne Cofer, conductor
FREE
Auditorium
Thu., Dec. 4 3:05p GUITAR SHOWCASE
FREE
Recital Hall
Thu., Dec. 4 7:30p VOICE SHOWCASE
FREE
Recital Hall
Sat., Dec. 6 7:00p THE NUTCRACKER presented by
The Ruth Page Civic Ballet
Venetia Stifler, artistic director
Tickets: $25 | $20 | $5
neiu.edu/tickets or (773) 442-4636
Auditorium
Sun., Dec. 7 1:00p THE NUTCRACKER presented by
The Ruth Page Civic Ballet
Venetia Stifler, artistic director
Tickets: $25 | $20 | $5
neiu.edu/tickets or (773) 442-4636
(children under 6 years may be admitted accomapnied by parent)
Auditorium
Sun., Dec. 7 7:00p THE NUTCRACKER presented by
The Ruth Page Civic Ballet
Venetia Stifler, artistic director
Tickets: $25 | $20 | $5
neiu.edu/tickets or (773) 442-4636
(children under 6 years may be admitted accomapnied by parent)
Auditorium
Mon., Dec. 8 7:30p PERCUSSION SHOWCASE
FREE
Recital Hall
Tue., Dec. 9 10:15a HISTORIAS DE ESPAÑA presented by
Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater
Tickets: $6 | $5 (NEIU students, faculty, staff - one FREE)
neiu.edu/tickets or (773) 442-4636
Auditorium
Wed., Dec. 10 10:15a HISTORIAS DE ESPAÑA presented by
Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater
Tickets: $6 | $5 (NEIU students, faculty, staff - one FREE)
neiu.edu/tickets or (773) 442-4636
Auditorium
Thu., Dec. 11 7:30p CONCIERTO FAMILIAR - FAMILY HOLIDAY CONCERT
presented by Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater
Tickets: $25 | $20 | $15
neiu.edu/tickets or (773) 442-4636
(children under 6 years may be admitted accomapnied by parent)
Auditorium
Fri., Dec. 12 7:30p CONCIERTO FAMILIAR - FAMILY HOLIDAY CONCERT
presented by Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater
Tickets: $25 | $20 | $15
neiu.edu/tickets or (773) 442-4636
(children under 6 years may be admitted accomapnied by parent)
Auditorium

 

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