WFMT: Live from NEIU
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The Jewel Box Concerts from Northeastern Illinois University are broadcast live each month on Friday nights, September through May, on 98.7WFMT. Each two-hour concert is broadcast either from Northeastern’s stunning Recital Hall or the larger Auditorium, both in the Fine Arts Building. During the intermissions of these public concerts, you’ll hear brief and engaging interviews with the artists. The Jewel Box Series is hosted and produced by Carolyn Paulin. The series engineer is Mary Mazurek. NEIU’s Christie Miller is coordinating producer and the technical supervisor from NEIU is Mike Mikrut.
||CleanFelix Peikli and The Royal Flush||Jazz ensemble Felix Peikli and The Royal Flush perform live from the Northeastern Illinois University recital hall for the NEIU Jewel Box Series. Music Vagado Roots Gerad: Coral Peikli: Skyline Gershwin: Summer Time arr.||5/16/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleaniAN&ANi||iAN&ANi, Ian Maksin, cello and Ani Gogova, piano, perform works of Shschedrin, Ravel, Maksin, Prokofiev, Shostakovich, Medtner, Rachmaninoff and Ginastera live from the Northeastern Illinois University recital hall for the NEIU Jewel Box Series.||1/17/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJorge Montilla||Clarinet virtuoso Jorge Montilla closed the Jewel Box season at NEIU on April 19, 2013 with a program of mostly Latin-American music. With pianist Kay Kim, Jorge played music for B-Flat clarinet on the first half of the program: works by Carlos Guastav.||4/19/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSusan Tang||Pianist Susan Tang’s recital was originally broadcast on January 18, 2013 from the Recital Hall at NEIU. Susan is a new faculty member in the Music Department, and earned her doctorate in piano performance from the Manhattan School of Music.||1/18/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMatt Ulery||Matt Ulery, the Chicago-based composer and jazz bassist, appeared with his group on December 21, 2012. The program, “By a Little Light: A Winter Solstice Concert,” featured mostly original works from Matt’s newest CD, By a Little Light.||12/21/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCalefax Reed Quintet||One of the highlights of the 2012-2013 Jewel Box series was the November performance by CALEFAX Reed Quintet from Amsterdam. Their program included a work written for them in 2007 - Libro de glosas, by José Maria Sánchez-Verdú - as well as arrangem||11/16/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJon Manasse and Jon Nakamatsu||The Manasse/Nakamatsu Duo’s 2004 debut in Boston immediately established the Duo as one of the great chamber music ensemble in the United States. They have toured to great acclaim throughout the United States.||6/15/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJohn Reischman and the Jaybirds||Bluegrass band "par excellence" John Reischman and the Jaybirds gave a stand-out performance of original songs, instrumentals and newly arranged traditional material. Band members are John Reischman, mandolin, Jim Nunally, guitar, Greg Spatz, fiddle,||5/18/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Spanish Brass Quintet||Carolyn Paulin welcomes The Spanish Brass Quintet.||3/9/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe April Verch Band||The April Verch Band joins host Rich Warren from WFMT's The Midnight Special.||1/20/2012||Free||View in iTunes|