From homemade dulcimers to mass produced guitars, banjos and mandolins, Illinois instrument makers shaped the industry

NMM Live! | Chris Vallillo and the Historic Instruments of Illinois

March 3, 2023, 6:00:00 PM

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Rawlins Guest Artist - South Dakota Music Teachers Association Guest Artist

Featuring a harpsichord from the NMM's collection in local debut!

Concert | Hedi Salanki

November 5, 2022, 12:30:00 AM

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Sometimes poignant, sometimes humorous Americana songs

NMM Live! | Luehrman, Shaffer & Check

April 14, 2023, 5:00:00 PM

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The Glorious Ones – Treasures by the Late Baroque Masters

NMM Live! | Ensemble Chaconne

March 19, 2023, 7:00:00 PM

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Sounds of the Season

NMM Live! | USD Faculty Brass Quartet

December 9, 2022, 6:00:00 PM

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A Group of Friends Making Music Together

NMM Live! | Quintessential Winds Quintet

November 18, 2022, 6:00:00 PM

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Featuring music by composers suppressed by the Nazi regime, offered in collaboration with Sioux City Tolerance Week

NMM Live! | Aspen String Trio

October 30, 2022, 7:00:00 PM

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The NMM’s Javanese Kyai Rengga Manis Everist played by Tatag, Vermillion’s campus-community ensemble

NMM Live! | Tatag Gamelan

October 21, 2022, 5:00:00 PM

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Featuring guitars from the NMM's collection!

NMM Live! | T. Wilson King

September 9, 2022, 5:00:00 PM

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The National Music Museum is set to host a Family Fun Day event featuring crafts for the kids and kids-at-heart, refreshments, and a live musical performance from Phil Baker on Saturday, July 16th. Admission is free.

Family Fun Day! | “Find Music in Everything!”

July 16, 2022, 5:00:00 PM

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