NIU Arts Golden Hour Showcase Series at the Epiphany Center

Golden Hohur

Friday, Dec. 8

Enjoy great performances by ensembles from the NIU School of Music in a beautiful, iconic Chicago venue.

The NIU School of Music is offering four concerts this year at the iconic Epiphany Center for the Arts as part of the center’s regular Golden Hour series. These concerts will showcase the diversity of musical talent at NIU, at a world-class venue conveniently located for our Chicago-based alumni and friends.

Golden Hour at the Epiphany Center is from 5-8 p.m. and features free live music with food and drink specials. 

The next event of the series will take place on Friday, Dec. 8. Ring in the season with holiday-themed performances from NIU’s Jazz Orchestra, chamber singers and percussion ensemble. These groups are part of treasured annual holiday concerts at NIU that have thrilled audiences for decades.

Enjoy an evening of great music, food, drink and giveaways. It’s an incredible opportunity to gather with your NIU friends and fellow alumni.

Questions? Please contact Andy Dolan at or 815-753-0539.

RSVP Today!

Event Information

Cost: FREE


5:00PM - 8:00PM Fri 8 Dec 2023, Central timezone


Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S. Ashland Ave.
Chicago, IL 60607

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Additional NIU Arts Golden Hour Showcase Series performances:

Thursday, Feb. 15 – Join us for performances by ensembles from the Northern Illinois University School of Music featuring chamber music, jazz ensembles and world music including steelband, mariachi and banda

Thursday, April 11 – The Northern Illinois University School of Music is home to one of the nation’s most diverse and robust world music programs. The university has ensembles in Chinese, Middle Eastern and Gamelan, and features other world music like steelband, mariachi and banda. Let NIU bring the world to you with a showcase of world music performances