While students at Concordia speculated the future of classes, athletics and housing as the threat of COVID-19 became increasingly more real, the Concordia Choir faced uncertainties about finishing René Clausen’s final choir tour.  The Concordia Choir tour in the southwest United States went as planned for most of the two-week span, bringing the choir to states like the Carolinas, Florida and Alabama. TheirContinue Reading

Concordia College is proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Michael Culloton ’98, Associate Professor of Music, as the new Director of Choral Activities at Concordia. Culloton will hold the Paul J. and Eleanor Christiansen Endowed Chair of Choral Music, direct The Concordia Choir, and serve as the Artistic DirectorContinue Reading

At the annual PRISM concert, the audience is surrounded by music–literally. Seated in the center of Memorial Auditorium, various instrumental ensembles will perform on multiple stages around the audience. Concordia’s bands and ensembles will be performing in the  PRISM concert on Sunday, November 10, 2019, at 5 p.m. in MemorialContinue Reading

Most percussion instrumentalists have only four primary ways of communicating with audiences: dynamic level, rhythmic intrigue, tempo, and articulative ability. But, this doesn’t hinder performers’ abilities to allow for much diversity in performances, the creative programming or a concert. This was made very clear to me in the performance thatContinue Reading