NSU Chamber Choir to present Bach’s Lunch on March 20

ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Chamber Singers will celebrate the 334thbirthday of Johann Sebastian Bach with the eighth annual “Bach’s Lunch” on Wednesday, March 20.

The concert 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.

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.

Several NSU music faculty and friends will also perform, including Dr. Kenneth Boulton, dean of the School of Fine Arts and piano; Dr. Allan Jacobson, professor emeritus and piano; JoAnne Barry, piano; Dr. Travis Netzer, directing the Hub City Brass ensemble; Stuart Davidson, organ, among several others.

NSU student brass players under the direction of Netzer include Trey Litwiller of Huron; Patrick Calvillo of Walhalla, N.D.; McKinley Hoselton of Richardton, N.D.; Morgan Mewes of Jamestown, N.D.; and Adam Henning of Watertown.

NSU Chamber Singers


Taylor Brekke, Mobridge

Tierra Decker, Huron

Shelby Glover, Sioux Falls

McKinley Hoselton, Richardton, N.D.

Kori Kerwin, Chamberlain

Laurelyn Joy Marmorstein, Aberdeen

Amanda McIlravy, Philip

Brittany Quinn, Timber Lake

Tyra Steinwand, Ellendale, N.D.

Elsa Swanson, Chaska, Minn.

Rosemary Vega, Chaska, Minn.



Naomi Davis, Watertown

Grace Gasperich, Aberdeen

Kyndra Kranz, Watertown

Christine Powers, Hot Springs

Abbigayle Quinn, Cresbard

Joanna Schleich, Mitchell

Tabitha Schmidt, Huron

Brooke Thielbar, Hardwick, Minn.

Morgan Wilson, Rapid City

Grace Woodstead, Cooperstown, N.D.



Patrick Calvillo, Walhalla, N.D.

Grant Duvall, Huron

Adam Henning, Watertown

Trey Litwiller, Huron

Johnny Nguyen, Gregory

Dylan Rausch, Yankton

Tanner Shabot-Shultis, Aberdeen

Tyler Smith, Tea



Kevin Boring, Pierre

MacKinley Bruemmer, LaCrosse, Wis.

John Cassens, Faulkton 

Matej Cip, Hodslavico, Czech Republic

Zack Martinmaas, Aberdeen

Judah McKinley, Pierre

Cordell Ring, Onida

Salvatore Scavo, Hightstown, N.J.


For more information about Bach’s Lunch, please contact Woods at Timothy.Woods@northern.edu.

About Northern State University

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