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Pictured: Miller (left) and Netzer (right)


ABERDEEN, S.D. Northern State University Bands will present a concert, titled “New Beginnings,” at 3 p.m. Nov. 20 in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Jewett Theater.


The concert will feature the NSU Symphonic Band and Concert Band and will introduce new conductors for both. Dr. Audrey Miller is the new Symphonic Band conductor, and Dr. Travis Netzer is the new Concert Band conductor.


The Symphonic Band will perform pieces including “Handel in the Strand,” by Percy Grainger, arranged by John Philip Sousa; “Pathways,” by Danielle Fisher; “Second Suite in F,” by Gustav Holst; and “Of Our New Day Begun,” by Omar Thomas.


The Concert Band will perform pieces including “The Washington Post March,” by Sousa; “Encanto,” by Robert W. Smith; “The Clapping Song,” by Randall D. Standridge; and “The Pines of Rome,” by Ottorino Respighi, arranged by James Curnow.”


All tickets are general admission and will be available at the door. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for senior citizens and NSU faculty/staff. Students will be admitted for free. Payment will be cash or check only; debit or credit cards will not be accepted. There will be no advance or online ticket sales.


The concert will also be livestreamed at the NSU Music Department Facebook page


For more information, visit northern.edu/artsnsu, or contact the School of Fine Arts at 605-626-2497 or brooke.l.thielbar@northern.edu.


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