Music, Munch and Mingle (Phoenix, Arizona) Music, Munch and Mingle

Saturday, March 25

Join us from 12:30-2:30 p.m. MT on Saturday, March 25, at the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix, Arizona, for a "Music, Munch and Mingle" luncheon featuring Director of the NIU School of Music, Andrew Glendening, D.M.A.

Attendees will enjoy hearing from Dr. Glendening during the luncheon as he discusses the NIU School of Music, as well as different types of obscure instruments. Guests will also reconnect and network with fellow alumni while enjoying a delicious lunch provided by the museum.

Following lunch, guests are encouraged to explore the various museum exhibits, which feature a collection of over 8,000 instruments from over 200 different countries.

Advanced registration is $25. Walk-ins will be $30.

Questions? Contact Dana King, ’05, at 815-753-5421 or

Event details

$25 - Pre-registration
$30 - At the door


12:30PM - 2:30PM Sat 25 Mar 2023, Mountain timezone


Musical instrument Museum – Founders Room
4725 East Mayo Blvd.
Phoenix, AZ 85050

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