NISOM News

Jul
29
2016
City Supports Arts

NISOM is extremely grateful to the City of Dubuque for their loyal support of our mission! The City has again awarded us a much-needed operational support grant through the Arts and Culture Funding Program. This helps run all NISOM's programs, including weekly lessons and classes, community concerts, and outreach. At over $16,000 the award for our 2016-2017 year is our...

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May
16
2016
May 2016 Student Newsletter

Students and Parents: See our May 2016 Student Newsletter

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The 3rd trimester newsletter includes information about make-up week, recitals, scholarships, fall sign-ups, summer opportunities, upcoming events, and more. Hard copies are available at the NISOM office.

Sign up Today for Summer!

3rd trimester ends June 4....

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May
12
2016
NISOM in the News - Again!

There was a lovely article in today's Telegraph Herald about NISOM! In honor of our 15th anniversary this year, Megan Gloss interviewed Executive Director Tracey Rush about her dream of a one-stop music school that became a reality and continues to thrive. The TH first did a feature article about NISOM and Tracey's dream back in 2001 when we were just getting started. 

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Apr
28
2016
From Flute to Frozen: L&MOP Spring 2016

The final two performances of the 2015-2016 L&MOP season got audience members dancing with a spring in their step and more than a few tunes in their ears!

At the March concert, Julien Chamber Winds taught us about the instruments of the woodwind quintet as the performers gave a short presentation on each instrument followed by a toe-tapping performance.

Under...

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Apr
13
2016
And the Winner Is...

Jacqueline S. Boothe!

Virginia high school student Jacqueline S. Boothe is the winner of NISOM’s Student Silent Film Score Contest, which was held in partnership with the Julien Dubuque International Film Festival (JDIFF). Miss Boothe composed a score to the short film To the Last Man by Matt Resnick (watch below).

"Ms. Boothe has written a powerful score which...

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Mar
11
2016
March 2016 Quarter Notes Newsletter


Get all the latest NISOM news in our March 2016 Quarter Notes newsletter.


Learn about news, events, student features, and much more


In This Issue: ChamberFest Dubuque 2016 information, "Oldies but Goodies" free spring concert in April, Summer Registration, and more

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Congratulations, Kelsey!

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Feb
29
2016
Encore, Encore!

NISOM believes that music is meant to be shared, a value our Encore Chorale embodies. Encore, an adult performance ensemble that formed in fall 2014 and is led by Sue Flogel, spent their fall 2015 season touring local senior centers and care facilities, singing “songs you know and love.” 

These informal performances brought music to those who have difficulty...

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Feb
22
2016
February 2016 Student Newsletter

Students and Parents: See our February 2015 Student Newsletter

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The 2nd trimester newsletter includes information about make-up lessons and classes, tuition deadlines, our next recital, faculty report cards, and more. Hard copies are available at the NISOM office.

2nd Trimester Ends March 5; 3rd Trimester Begins...

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Jan
28
2016
L&MOP: Short & Sweet for the Short & Sweet

Despite the cold the winter months, L&MOP is popular as ever! More than 100 audience members warmed up with free music at both the December and January concerts in our Lollipops & Music for Our Preschoolers (L&MOP) series. These fun concerts are short and sweet, just like the kids in the audience!

At the December concert the Dubuque Fiddlers presented a special...

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Jan
20
2016
NISOM in the News

Did you see us on TV? On January 11, 2016, the KCRG TV 9 news aired a feature report on NISOM and what we do with a piece by Dubuque Reporter Katie Wiedemann. If you missed it, you can watch it online. KCRG was also here on January 4 to highlight a donation of new chairs from Flexsteel Industries

During a break from filming, Katie Wiedemann had a turn tickling...

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Dec
10
2017
Playathon

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Jan
13
2018
L&MOP: Julien Chamber Winds

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Feb
10
2018
L&MOP: The Mistletones

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