NISOM News

Jul
19
2018
NISOM Awarded $50,000 in Grants

We are excited to announce NISOM was recently awarded over $50,000 in grant funding! Of this, $41,731 is for general operating funds to support our mission to make the life-changing benefits of music education and enrichment accessible to all through instruction, performance, and outreach.

The Iowa Arts Council selected NISOM as one of its new Cultural Leadership...

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Jul
13
2018
New Executive Director Announced

NISOM is pleased to announce that David Resnick has been hired as the next executive director. Beginning August 1, Resnick will replace NISOM founder Tracey Rush as the head of Dubuque’s community music school. Rush announced her retirement as executive director in March but will remain on the faculty.

“I have a passion for music and for music learners,” says Resnick,...

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Jun
14
2018
Tracey Rush Interviewed by Mediacom Newsleaders

NISOM founder Tracey Rush was featured on Mediacom Newsleaders in June.

 

 

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May
31
2018
Student Newsletter May 2018

Student Newsletter May 2018

Students and Parents: See our spring 2017-2018 Student Newsletter

 


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The 3rd trimester newsletter includes information about make-up week, scholarships, changes at NISOM, summer classes, and more. Hard copies were mailed around the second week of May and are available at the NISOM office upon request.

The...

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Apr
10
2018
Newsletter: Important News

Get all the latest NISOM news in our Spring 2018 Quarter Notes Newsletter.

Learn about news, events, student and faculty features, and more!

We have had big news lately, from New Horizons Band on TV to passing the DCSO baton, to a new chapter. We completed a comprehensive review of our strategic plan and and launched new program at the Dream Center. Summer will...

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Mar
15
2018
A New Chapter

NISOM is beginning a new chapter (or movement, if you will). Founder Tracey Rush has announced she plans to retire from her position as executive director in July 2018, and the board accepted her resignation. But this is not goodbye! Tracey will become NISOM’s Artistic Advisor to help ensure the musical quality of our programs and plans to remain on our faculty. NISOM...

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Mar
08
2018
Announcing ChamberFest Dubuque 2018

ChamberFest Dubuque 2018

Concert: June 7
Workshop: June 6

Experience an intimate concert with world-class performers while supporting local community music programs. Don’t miss the 10th year of ChamberFest Dubuque!

NISOM’s ChamberFest Dubuque is the highlight of our concert season and one unlike anything else you can see in Dubuque. Each year NISOM alumnus...

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Feb
12
2018
Student Newsletter February 2018

Students and Parents: See our winter 2017-2018 Student Newsletter

 


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The 2nd trimester newsletter includes information about make-up week, recitals, scholarships, and more. Hard copies are available at the NISOM office.

Tuition is due for 3rd Tirmester February 19-23
Invoices are not sent until payment is late and accruing late fees.

2nd...

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Feb
07
2018
New Horizons Band in the News

Our New Horizons Band was recently featured in the news with a story on KCRG. We love our band members and the opportunity NHB provides. Our mission is to make music accessible to everyone. Music for life!

See the story at kcrg.com

New Horizons Band is a non-auditioned performance ensemble for adults age 50 and over. Members get to be part of a band, play favorite...

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Jan
22
2018
DCSO Conductor to Pass Baton After 20 Years

Tracey Rush has announced that she will retire as conductor from NISOM’s Dubuque Community String Orchestra (DCSO) at the end of this season – the ensemble’s 20th. NISOM is currently seeking a conductor to begin with the 2018-2019 season.

Rush has been DCSO’s conductor since she founded the ensemble in 1998 to give adult amateur musicians an outlet for ensemble...

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