Bach’s Lunch Concert set for March 23 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church

Choir singers performing at a local church

ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Chamber Singers, under the direction of Timothy Woods, will present the 11th Bach’s Lunch Concert at noon Wednesday, March 23.

The concert, which honors the 337th birthday of Johann Sebastian Bach, will take place at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1620 Milwaukee Ave. N.E., Aberdeen.

Performers will include:

  • Allan Jacobson and William Wieland, piano
  • Stuart Davidson, organ and cello
  • Matej Cip, cimbalom
  • 12th Avenue Brass, Northern’s student brass ensemble, under the direction of Travis Netzer: Madison March, trumpet; Glorya Ekstrand, trumpet; Ava Pickard, horn; Noelle Nemmers, trombone; Justin Desens, tuba
  • NSU Chamber Singers and the Early Musick Ensemble, under the direction of Timothy Woods

After the program, a light lunch will be provided for performers and audience members. Admission is a freewill donation to NSU music scholarships at the door. NSU students are admitted for free.


Chamber Singers and Early Musick Ensemble



Abigail Arhart, Ft. Pierre &

Mallory Beckler, Aberdeen *

Emeline Glover, Sioux Falls *

Jayda Hunstad, Aberdeen *

Emily Palmer, Langford *

Sydney Raap, Aberdeen *

Morgan Rathjen, Huron *

Lydia Saxton, Lake Mills &

Tyra Steinwand, Ellendale, N.D. * &



Jennifer Appl, Aberdeen *

Naomi Davis, Watertown *

Suzanne Fitterer, Sioux Falls *

Hannah Gasperich, Aberdeen * &

Alexis Martin, Aberdeen *

Hannah Mielitz, Watertown &

Noelle Nemmers, Huron *

Julia Orr, Aberdeen *

Eh Poh, Huron &

Loretta Simon, Seneca * &

Abby Stauffenecker, Dell Rapids *

Brooke Louise Thielbar, Hardwick, Minn. *

Tatum Waldrop, Aberdeen *



Cameron Gauger, Mitchell *

Jaron Gross, Pierz, Minn. * &

Eli Houdysill, Pierre *

Eric Jacobsen, Aberdeen *

Dylan Rausch, Yankton *

Jacob Wild, Aberdeen *



Chris Allen, Rapid City *

Dylan Eckhart, Circle Pines, Minn. *

Cole Holmes, Aberdeen *

Cadin Kallenberger, Leola *

Michael Lytle, Rapid City *

Tanner Pietz, Aberdeen *

Trapper Simmers Stanley, N.D. * &

Drew Veflin, Watertown *                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        


* member of Chamber Singers

& member of Early Musick Ensemble


About Northern State University

Northern State University is a student-centered institution that provides an outstanding educational experience, preparing students through the liberal arts and professional education for their future endeavors. A regional university, Northern offers rigorous academics; diverse civic, social and cultural opportunities; and a commitment to building an inclusive environment for all points of view. Northern also offers a broad-based athletics program, sponsoring 15 NCAA Division II intercollegiate varsity sports that compete in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (NSIC). The university strives to enrich the community through partnerships such as its Educational Impact Campaign, which opened a new South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired; new athletic and recreation fields; and an on-campus regional sports complex. With the $55 million campaign, NSU has been the recipient of more than $150 million in privately funded building projects and scholarships within a decade. To learn more, visit NSU Admissions