NSU bands to present ‘A Celebration of Women Composers’

ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Symphonic Band and Concert Band will present “A Celebration of Women Composers” at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 18, in the Johnson Fine Arts Center.

The concert will feature the work of Julie Giroux, Anne McGinty, Jennifer Higdon, Kathryn Salfelder, Kimberly Archer, and Shelley Hanson. The program will include a variety of music such as unique non-traditional marches, a tone poem about Christ on the Cross, and a piece that features antiphonal brass inspired by the music of Giovanni Gabrieli.

The Symphonic Band is conducted by Dr. Rolf Olson, NSU associate professor of music/director of bands. The Concert Band is conducted by Dr. Audrey Miller, NSU assistant professor of clarinet.

Tickets for the concert are $5 for adults and $2.50 for NSU faculty/staff. NSU students are admitted free. Tickets can be purchased through the NSU School of Fine Arts webpage (northern.edu/artsnsu).

About Northern State University

Northern State University is a regional university that offers outstanding academics and exceptional extracurricular activities at an affordable price on a safe, welcoming campus. Northern State recently announced its Educational Impact Campaign, with a goal of raising $45 million for a new South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, new athletic and recreation fields, and an on-campus regional sports complex. Once the campaign is complete, NSU will be the recipient of more than $100 million in privately funded building projects and scholarships within a decade. To learn more, visit NSU Admissions.