Thursday, April 1

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM Knoblauch Cafe: Student-run restaurant
7:30 PM GRADUATE JAZZ STUDIES RECITAL: Nick Young, guitar/vocals with combo *live-streamed*

Saturday, April 3

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Science Saturday Episode 7: History and Science of Microwaves
7:30 PM STUDENT RECITAL: Renee Fortino, violin and Po-Chuan Chiang, piano w/Madalyn Pridemore, violin *live-streamed

Sunday, April 4

All Day Last day to drop regular 16-week course
All Day Last day for 30% refund/credit for total university withdrawal
All Day Last day to make a total university withdrawal

Monday, April 5

All Day Grade screens open for instructors to enter Final Grades for Spring 2021

Tuesday, April 6

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM School of Management & Marketing Virtual Open House
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Music Therapy Association Meeting

Wednesday, April 7

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Wayne N. Thompson Scholar Lecture by Prof. Leanne Knobloch
7:30 PM FACULTY CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES CONCERT V *pre-recorded

Thursday, April 8

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM Knoblauch Cafe: Student-run restaurant
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM The Fred Ewing and Lola Austin Case Writer-in-Residence

Saturday, April 10

All Day 2021 WESTERN HORN FESTIVAL featuring special guest Andrew Bain, principal horn of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and other guest artists.
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Outdoor Skills Workshop: Packing a Pack, Map Reading & Navigation
6:30 PM WIU Chapter of Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Spring Concerto/Chamber Music Concert I: String Day *live-streamed

Sunday, April 11

1:30 PM SPRING CHORAL CONCERT I: Muusika - Dr. Brian Winnie, conductor & Ehan Hartung, graduate conductor *live-streamed
3:30 PM SPRING CHORAL CONCERT II: Muusika - Dr. Brian Winnie, conductor *live-streamed
6:30 PM WIU Chapter of Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Spring Concerto/Chamber Music Concert II: Piano Day *live-streamed

Monday, April 12

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM 2021 Morrow Lecture: "The Learning Assistant Program in STEM An Effective Model of Facilitating Student Learning to Close the Opportunity Gap"

Tuesday, April 13

All Day BREAK - NO CLASSES
7:30 PM CONCERT CHOIR SPRING CONCERT - Dr. Jason Hawkins, conductor *pre-recorded

Wednesday, April 14

7:30 PM FACULTY RECITAL: Eric Ginsberg, clarinet and Jeffrey Brown, piano *live-streamed

Thursday, April 15

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM Knoblauch Cafe: Student-run restaurant
5:00 PM Women's Center: Annual "Take Back The Night" Event

Friday, April 16

7:30 PM WIU STEEL BAND CONCERT - Dr. Rick Kurasz, director *live-streamed

Saturday, April 17

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Open House sponsored by the School of Law Enforcement and Justice Administration, Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Administration, and the ROTC/Military Science program
1:00 PM STUDENT RECITAL: Kassandra Jolly, oboe and Hannah Derick, trombone with Joanne Chang, piano *live-streamed
3:00 PM STUDENT RECITAL: Mariah Walker, soprano with Joanne Chang, piano *live-streamed
5:00 PM STUDENT RECITAL: Michael Rockstroh, euphonium with Po-Chuan Chiang, piano and Maria Rodriguez, cello with Paul Casiano, piano *live-streamed

Sunday, April 18

1:00 PM STUDENT RECITAL: Danielle Olszewski, flute & Jessica Schaumberg, flute with Po-Chuan Chiang, piano *live-streamed
3:00 PM STUDENT RECITAL: Joshua Pitt, lyric baritone and Joanne Chang, piano *live-streamed
6:30 PM SENIOR JAZZ STUDIES RECITAL: Tiana Thakur, vocals with combo & string quartet *live-streamed

Monday, April 19

8:00 PM CLARINET STUDIO RECITAL - students of Eric Ginsberg

Tuesday, April 20

7:30 PM WIU PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE CONCERT - Rick Kurasz & Kevin Nichols, directors *live-streamed
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Music Therapy Association Meeting

Wednesday, April 21

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Discover Western - Virtual Open House
7:30 PM GRADUATE JAZZ STUDIES RECITAL: Jason Hartley, guitar & combo *live-streamed

Thursday, April 22

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM Knoblauch Cafe: Student-run restaurant
6:00 PM Archaeology and Aliens and Other Lies: An Online Event and Discussion
7:30 PM WIU PIANO FESTIVAL 2021 - Guest Recital: Alan Huckleberry (University of Iowa) *live-streamed

Friday, April 23

7:30 AM - 2:00 PM FFA Livestock Judging Contest
6:00 PM Archaeology and Aliens and Other Lies: An Online Event and Discussion
7:30 PM SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA MASTERWORKS CONCERT - Dr. Kenny Lee, conductor *live-streamed

Saturday, April 24

7:30 AM - 1:00 PM 4H Livestock Judging Contest
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM Launch the Day with WIU President Guiyou Huang
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Live Virtual Boot Camp Worout with "World's Fittest Man" ... Guinness World Record Holder Joe Decker '98 and his wife, Nicole Decker, Gut Check Fitness Founders
10:00 AM Paint the Paws
12:00 PM GRADUATE RECITAL: Humberto Henriquez, trumpet & Caylan Laundrie, trumpet *live-streamed
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Outdoor Skills Workshop: Intro to Lake Canoeing
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Purple & Gold Day Virtual Trivia Challenge
3:00 PM GRADUATE JAZZ STUDIES RECITAL: Lukas Keil, guitar with combo *live-streamed
5:00 PM JUNIOR RECITAL: Lauren Antoniolli, horn and Joanne Chang, piano
7:30 PM STUDENT RECITAL: Alice Muller, violin & Gisselle Sanchez, violin

Sunday, April 25

1:00 PM GUEST RECITAL: "The Path is Peace" - Beyond Boundaries Duo: Jena Nahnsen, clarinet & Jacob Metzler, piano *live-streamed
5:00 PM The PRESIDENT'S INTERNATIONAL STRING QUARTET RECITAL
7:30 PM CLASSICAL GUITAR ENSEMBLE RECITAL - Dr. George Turner, director *live-streamed

Monday, April 26

5:00 PM Panel on Mental Health and Minority Communities


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