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VOILA, VIOLA — Barbara Rhyneer’s Chamber Ensemble students will be playing Michael Haydn’s “String Quintet in C Major,” which features two violas. Quintets are not a common happening in the world of strings, especially with two viola players.

The year of the quintet

Andie Balenger April 3, 2023

Members of Marquette’s Superior String Alliance will be performing in the Reynolds Recital Hall on April 6, where they will be unveiling their take on a unique tune. The performance venue will echo with...

LIVE MUSIC — The NMU Jazz Band performing at the direction of Mark Flaherty, head of the department of music, at a previous NMU Jazz Ensembles concert. Both the NMU Jazz Band and three combos will be performing in their last concert of the fall semester this Wednesday.

Jazz Ensembles to perform in last concert of the semester

Andie Balenger November 14, 2022

The NMU Jazz Ensembles will be performing in their second concert of the fall semester this Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Reynolds Recital Hall. This concert will feature the NMU Jazz Band, a full-size...

Invoke members 
Karl Mitze, Geoff Manyin, 
Zachariah Matteson and Nick Montopoli (left to right). The band is a contemporary string quartet that covers genres from jazz to bluegrass to fiddle tunes.

Invoke string quartet covers wide variety of genres

Hannah Jenkins, Contributing writer March 21, 2022

This Friday, March 18, the group Invoke is coming to NMU’s Reynolds Recital Hall in the final installment of the Siril Concert Series’ 2021-2022 season. In their contemporary take on a traditional...

MUSIC MAJORS - The NMU department of music recently created a new major, music industry, to help students entering into the world of music administration and business. The idea for the major was inspired by student stories who graduated from NMU with a music major.

New music major creates more opportunities for students

Joshua La Gorio, Contributing writer October 5, 2021

In the fall 2020 semester, the NMU Music Department offered a new major called music with elective studies in an outside field, or music industry for short, to enable students to focus more on the production,...

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