June 14, 2021

NIU Philharmonic workshop open to public

DeKALB – The public is invited to join Danko Drusko, director of Orchestra and Opera at Northern Illinois University, and 10 conductors from around the United States and other countries as they work with the members of the NIU Philharmonic in a two-day Orchestra Conducting Workshop.

The free workshops will be held from 1 to 2:50 p.m. Monday and Wednesday in the NIU School of Music’s Boutell Memorial Concert Hall.

The conductors will work with the Philharmonic on works from the 2018 fall repertoire, including Beethoven Symphony No. 1, Schubert Symphony No. 5, Tchaikovsky Capriccio Italien and Haydn’s Armida Overture.