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Eric Whitacre to Conduct Paradise Lost During 12-day Residency (Feb. 1 - 12)

December 15, 2005

Eric Whitacre, a renowned American composer for choral and wind ensembles, will conduct two concert performances of his and librettist David Noroña's new opera electronica Paradise Lost (Feb.

Top Artists to Perform During Segovia Classical Guitar Series

November 30, 2005

Northwestern University will celebrate the diversity of the guitar this winter and spring with the 2005-06 Segovia Classical Guitar Series, the Chicago area's only full season of classical guitar artists.

Talents of Northwestern Music Faculty to be Featured from November 10 to 18

November 4, 2005

This November, Northwestern University School of Music faculty members will present an array of recitals—ranging from an eclectic mix of jazz masters to a showcase of duo-pianists.

Oliver Ionita to Join Northwestern as Director of Development for the School of Music

November 4, 2005

Sarah Pearson, Vice President of Alumni Relations and Development, Northwestern University, announced today that Oliver Ionita has been appointed director of development for the School of Music.

Northwestern University to Celebrate the Holidays with Three Concerts

November 3, 2005

The Northwestern University Evanston campus will celebrate the holidays early with two performances of Handel's Messiah (Dec. 3 and 4) and a program of carols from the past six centuries (Dec. 4).

Pick-Staiger: A Visual Treat

November 1, 2005

The 32-year-old orange deep shag carpeting and orange seat upholstery in Pick-Staiger Concert Hall have been replaced by contemporary brick red and cream twist plush carpeting and color-coordinated seating.

November 2005 Music Calendar

November 1, 2005

Northwestern University’s November music highlights include faculty concerts by Pamela Hinchman (Nov. 11), Gerardo Ribiero and Toni-Marie Montgomery (Nov. 12) and James Giles and Alan Chow (Nov. 18), and three performances of Weill’s “The Threepenny Opera” (Nov. 17 to 19).

John Adams Returns for Fall Music Residency

November 1, 2005

Renowned American composer John Adams, inaugural winner of the School of Music’s Michael Ludwig Nemmers Prize in Musical Composition, will return to the Evanston campus for his second residency this fall.

Famous Baritone Opens Opera Season

October 25, 2005

Northwestern University’s 2005-06 opera season begins this fall with a multimedia presentation that will pay tribute to the late Tito Gobbi, one of opera’s most famous baritones.

Göteborg Brass Band of Sweden to Perform October 27

October 19, 2005

The Göteborg Brass Band of Sweden will perform works by Dvorák, Verdi and Saint-Saëns as well as familiar marches, popular favorites and a tribute to Louis Armstrong, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct.

Jazz Guitarist John Scofield to Pay Tribute to Ray Charles' Music (October 17)

October 17, 2005

Renowned jazz guitarist John Scofield will pay tribute to Ray Charles and his music at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17, at Northwestern University's Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, 50 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston campus.

Northwestern University School of Music Announces New Faculty

September 30, 2005

Steven Cohen has been named associate professor of clarinet.

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