Visitors get a taste of music groups for kids

Published: Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013 11:37 a.m.CST
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Young musicians can attend free, open rehearsals of Northern Illinois University Community School of the Arts ensembles to try out the group and see if it is right for them. These bring-a-friend days will be offered at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30 for CSA Sinfonia (string, wind, brass and percussion ensemble for musicians 14-20); 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12 for CSA Symphonette (string ensemble for musicians 8-16); and 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13 for the CSA Children's Choir (pictured; for singers 7-15). All rehearsals are in the NIU Music Building. For more information, call 815-753-1450 or visit