NSU Theater presents The Hunchback of Notre Dame at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18-21 in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater. Based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the beloved Disney animated feature, The Hunchback of Notre Dame showcases the Oscar-nominated score as well as new songs by Menken and Stephen Schwartz. Tickets are available – visit the NSU School of Fine Arts for more information.
“Germany Making Choices: A Celebration of Business Relations Between Germany and South Dakota” will be held at Northern State University from Oct. 23 to 26. The events are being funded primarily by the Federal Republic of Germany.
Events being held during this conference include the South Dakota German Business Summit, Round Table Discussions, Internship/Study Abroad in Germany Info Fair, as well as a student field trip to AKG Northern American Operations in Mitchell.
Monday, Oct. 23: Internship/Study Abroad in Germany Info Fair held in the Student Center from noon to 3 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 24: Round Table Discussion: “Should Aberdeen Have a German Sister City?,” in the Beulah Williams Library Round Room from noon to 1:30 p.m. Featured speakers include Dr. Timothy Downs, president of NSU; Gail Ochs, president of Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce; Casey Weismantel, executive director of Aberdeen Area Convention and Visitors Bureau; Marne Neiger, project manager with Horsch LLC; Mike Bockorny, CEO for the Aberdeen Development Corporation, and Dr. Ginny Lewis, professor of German at NSU.
Wednesday, Oct. 25: South Dakota German Business Summit held in the Lincoln Hall Gallery from noon to 1:30 p.m. Featured presentations will be given by Wurth Electronics, a German company from Watertown, and Horsch LLC, a German company from Mapleton, N.D.
Thursday, Oct. 26: Student field trip to AKG Northern American Operations in Mitchell.
This conference is free and open to NSU students and the community.
For more information about this conference, please contact Dr. Ginny Lewis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Northern State University Department of Music will hold its 2017 Clarinet Day on Oct. 24 at the Johnson Fine Arts Center. More than 40 middle school, high school and community clarinetists from the region will participate in a full day of masterclasses, lectures, rehearsals and a culminating clarinet choir performance. The event will feature guest artist Kristi Hanno, doctorate candidate in clarinet performance at Arizona State University. The final concert, which is free and open to the public, will take place at 4 p.m. in the JFAC Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater. See the full schedule of events here.
A Northern State University Noon Forum, “Visualizing Crime and Justice: A Collaborative Learning Project," led by Gratia Brown and Courtney Waid-Lindberg, is set for Wednesday, Oct. 25, in the Williams Library Rotunda. Noon forums will continue throughout the semester each Wednesday at noon in the library. They are open to all who are interested – students, staff and the public. For more information, contact Dr. Art Marmorstein at 605-626-2608 or Art.Marmorstein@northern.edu.
The themes for the fall Wolf Talks Series are “Self-identity,” “Humanity” and “Hidden History.” Wolf Talks, which are free and open to the public, are held in conjunction with the NSU Common Read and sponsored by TRIO Student Support Services and Student Involvement and Leadership. On Oct. 25, Dr. Brad Tennant will speak at 6:30 p.m. in the JFAC Blue Room.
A Northern State University Noon Forum, “Building Community Through Music," led by guest artist Wesley Baldwin, is set for Wednesday, Nov. 1, in the Williams Library Rotunda. Noon forums will continue throughout the semester each Wednesday at noon in the library. They are open to all who are interested – students, staff and the public. For more information, contact Dr. Art Marmorstein at 605-626-2608 or Art.Marmorstein@northern.edu.
Award-winning cellist Dr. Wesley Baldwin will present a chamber music recital on Thursday, Nov. 2, in NSU's Krikac Auditorium with Dr. Audrey Miller (clarinet), Dr. Kenneth Boulton (piano), and Dr. Robert Vodnoy (violin). The recital is free to the public, and will include music by Haydn, Clara Schumann and Beethoven. Baldwin is the professor of cello at the University of Tennessee. He has recorded for Albany Records, Naxos, Zyode and Innova labels. His string quartet was top prize-winner at the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, and he has received the Prix Mercure, Homer Ulrich Awards and a Tennessee Arts Commission Individual Performing Artist Fellowship. For general concert information, call the School of Fine Arts Office at 605-606-2497 or email Robert.email@example.com.
The Aberdeen University-Civic Symphony, conducted by Dr. Robert Vodnoy, will perform the opening concert of its 98th season at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, in the Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater in the Johnson Fine Arts Center at Northern State University. Award-winning cellist Dr. Wesley Baldwin will be the featured artist on the all-Czech program, performing Dvořák’s “Cello Concerto in B Minor.” There will be a pre-concert conversation with Baldwin and Vodnoy in the Berggren Recital Hall at 6:30 p.m. and a post-concert reception for the entire audience to meet the artist. Tickets for the concert are $18 for adults, and all students are admitted free. Tickets are available at the JFAC box office, which is open from noon to 4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and two hours before concert time. Call the box office at 605-626-2900 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for ticket information, or visit the NSU School of Fine Arts webpage (northern.edu/artsnsu).