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NIU Steelband Concert

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NIU Steelband Concert

Time: April 21, 2019 from 3pm to 5pm
Location: pin Boutell Memorial Concert Hall at Northern Illinois University
City/Town: DeKalb, Illinois 60115
Event Type: niu, steelband, concert
Organized By: NIU Steelband
Latest Activity: Apr 21, 2019

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Event Description

The Northern Illinois University (NIU) Steelband presents its spring 2019 concert on Sunday April 21st at 3pm (CST) at the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall, School of Music, Northern Illinois University.

The event will be dedicated to the memory of Dr. Clifford Alexis, steelband legend, and the band’s former co-director, who recently passed away.

An eclectic program will be featured including some of Dr. Alexis’ celebrated musical gems, Tchaikovsky’s Marche Slave, as well as premieres of Algorhythm – a concerto for steelpan and percussion ensemble by Professor Robert Chappell, Mark Loquan’s Nostalgia featuring NIU’s steelband and jazz orchestra, and a gorgeous steelpan duo composed by Yuko Asada entitled Departure.

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