CANCELED: ​10th annual NSU Bach’s Lunch set for March 18

Choir singing at a church

This event was canceled.

ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Chamber Singers will present the 10th annual Bach’s Lunch, honoring the 335rd birthday of Johann Sebastian Bach, on Wednesday, March 18.

The performance – the longest-running Bach concert series in the state – will begin at noon at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1620 Milwaukee Ave. S.E. Bach’s Lunch will feature the NSU Chamber Singers, under the direction of NSU Director of Choral Activities Dr. Timothy Woods.

The Chamber Singers, with the assistance from players from the Aberdeen University Civic Symphony, directed by NSU’s Dr. Christopher Stanichar, will perform Cantata 150 “Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich” in its entirety.

Keyboard performers include JoAnne Barry and Kenneth Boulton, as well as Northern’s Allan Jacobson, William Wieland and Stuart Davidson. Instrumentalists include Gregory Lyons, Leandro Fernandez Moutin, Isaac H. Seaton, Stanichar (violins); Davidson (cello); Molly Royals (Bassoon); and Wieland (keyboard).

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

NSU Chamber Singers


Abigail Arhart, Ft. Pierre

Tierra Decker, Huron

McKinley Hoselton, Richardton, N.D.

Kori Kerwin, Chamberlain

Sara Krebsbach, Rockford, Minn.                      

Joy Marmorstein, Aberdeen  

Amanda McIlravy, Philip

Sydney Raap, Aberdeen                         

Tyra Steinwand, Ellendale, N.D.          

Rosemary Vega, Chaska, Minn.

Morgan Wilson, Hot Springs  



Suzanne Fitterer, Sioux Falls  

Grace Gasperich, Aberdeen

Kyndra Kranz, Watertown

Abbigayle Quinn, Cresbard     

Brittany Quinn, Timber Lake

Joanna Schleich, Mitchell

Loretta Simon, Seneca

Grace Woodstead, Cooperstown, N.D.



Kevin Boring, Pierre

Patrick Calvillo, Walhalla, N.D.

Christensen, Spencer

Grant Duvall, Huron

Adam Henning, Watertown

Trey Litwiller, Huron

Dylan Rausch, Yankton

Luke Reierson, Aberdeen                      

Jacob Wild, Aberdeen              



Christopher Allen, Rapid City

Brandon Barrett, Britton

MacKinley Bruemmer, LaCrosse, Wis.

John Cassens, Faulkton

Keaton Hagen, Milbank           

Cole Holmes, Aberdeen           

Michael Lytle, Rapid City

Judah McKinley, Pierre            

Tanner Pietz, Aberdeen                         

Connor Stubbe, Aberdeen

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 $55 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