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NSU Choral Winter Program set for Dec. 5

Choir singers performing at a church

ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Choral Winter Program will take place at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, at First Presbyterian Church, 318 S. Kline St.

The concert will include performances by the Concert Choir, Chamber Singers and Early Music Ensemble, conducted by Drs. Timothy Woods and Wendy van Gent. The program will feature a variety of selections, including holiday music, such as a performance of “O Holy Night” by the Concert Choir and alumni.

NSU Symphonic, Concert bands to present ‘Explorations’ concert

Dr. Rolf Olson

ABERDEEN, S.D. – On Sunday, Nov. 17, the Northern State University Symphonic and Concert bands will present the first in a series of concerts featuring music from around the world.

The “Explorations” concert will begin at 3 p.m. in the NSU Johnson Fine Arts Center Jewett Theatre. The performance will feature pieces such as “Greek Folk Song Suite – Cesarini,” “Suite Francaise – Milhaud” and “Danzon No. 2 – Marquez.”

Northern alum Dr. Darryl Tonemah returns to Aberdeen for performance

Tonemah at NSU

ABERDEEN, S.D. – Acclaimed singer, songwriter, psychologist, author and actor Dr. Darryl Tonemah returns to Northern State University for a special performance at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15.

Tonemah’s “Story and Song Concert,” sponsored by the NSU Native American Student Association, will commemorate Native American Month. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held in Krikac Auditorium.

‘Fall Into Jazz’ at Nov. 14 concert at NSU

Female musician playing a horn

ABERDEEN, S.D. – On Nov. 14, the Northern State University School of Fine Arts invites you to “Fall Into Jazz” at a concert on the NSU campus.

The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theatre. The event will feature performances by the 2 O’Clock Jazz Ensemble, directed by Dr. Grant Manhart; the 1 O’Clock Jazz Ensemble, directed by Dr. Terry Beckler; and the NSU Jazz Trio and Jazz Combo, both directed by Mr. Fritz Hemke.

Schmidt to hold senior recital Oct. 27 at Northern State University

Female student standing on the campus green

ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University student Tabitha Schmidt will have her senior recital at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater.

Schmidt, a percussionist, will perform “Suite for Timpani” by David Mancini, “Chakalaka” by Francisco Perez, “Prelude and Blues” by Ney Rosauro and “2+1” by Ivan Trevino. Also performing will be Sara Krebsbach; Matej Cip and Dylan Unruh (duet); Adam Henning, Aldous Ulvog, and Dr. Travis Netzer (trio); and NSU alum Luke Bergjord.

‘Norwegian Art Song in the Golden Age’ set for Oct. 3

Woman playing piano while another woman sings

ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University Assistant Professor of Music Dr. Marla Fogderud will present a lecture recital on Oct. 3 with Dr. Dianna Anderson, assistant professor of piano at Minot State University.

The event, “Norwegian Art Song in the Golden Age,” will provide an overview of the development of Norwegian language solo song literature in the latter half of the 19th century. The program, which is free and open to the public, will take place at 7:30 p.m. in Krikac Auditorium.

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