NISOM News

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.


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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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Jan
13
2016
Film Score Contest: Emmy Winner in Dubuque

Want to be the next John Williams? Here is your chance to get started! This spring NISOM is again partnering with the Julien Dubuque International Film Festival (JDIFF) for a Student Silent Film Score Contest. Open to students in high school or younger, each composer will score a short film available on NISOM’s YouTube channel. The winning entry will be presented at the...

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Jan
07
2016
New Year, New Chairs

NISOM is ringing in the new year with new chairs, thanks to a recent donation from Flexsteel. We are extremely grateful to Flexsteel Industries who generously donated 12 new, custom-designed chairs for our studio hallway, a much-needed improvement.

Left to Right: NISOM Executive Director Tracey Rush, Flexsteel General Manager of Dubuque Operations George Santiago,...

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Dec
15
2015
December 2015 Quarter Notes Newsletter

Get all the latest NISOM news in our December 2015 Quarter Notes newsletter.

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What do C3PO, Pharrell Williams, The Wizard of Oz, Frank Sinatra, Dr. Who, Itzhak Perlman, The Lord of the Rings, Yankee Doodle, Dreamworks, Tony Bennet, and Shrek have in common? They're all in this newsletter! Can you find them all?

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Upcoming Events

Oct
21
2017
L&MOP: Blu Flame Jazz Trio

Free Children's Concert
Saturday, October 21
10AM, Carnegie Stout...

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Oct
27
2017
New Horizons Band Concert

Friday, October 27
6PM, Loras College


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Nov
05
2017
Dubuque Community String Orchestra 20th Year Concert

Free Adult Ensemble Performance
Sunday, November 5, 2017
2:00PM,...

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