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Centennial East

Location:
Centennial East 401 S. School Street
Normal, IL

The School of Music is housed in Centennial East, along with Kemp Recital Hall, and Allen and Westhoff Theatres.

Centennial East opened in 1959 and was named for the University’s Centennial Celebration in 1957. The Kemp Recital Hall was named after Benny B. Kemp. Kemp was a piano instructor at Illinois State and an assistant to the department chairman and Coordinator of Recital Programs. He had been at the University since 1963.

Allen Theatre was named after Mabel Clare Allen. Westhoff Theatre was named after Frank W. Westhoff. He taught at the University from 1900-38 and served as first head of the Music Department.

Upcoming Events

August 2017

Jury Recognition Recital

Date:
Monday, August 28th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Student performances

September 2017

Guest Artist Recital: Derek Brown, saxophone

Date:
Wednesday, September 13th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Paul Nolen (309)438-8872

October 2017

Chamber Singers Recital

Date:
Monday, October 23rd
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Tim Fredstrom (309)438-5174

November 2017

Music Factory

Date:
Monday, November 6th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Martha Horst (309)438-5447

Saxophone Studio Recital

Date:
Saturday, November 11th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Paul Nolen (309)438-8872