By day, professors Russ Peterson and Nat Dickey roam the corridors of Hvidsten Hall. They teach classes, help students in private lessons and conduct ensembles. By night, however, they play to a different tune as they take the stage with their band, Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome. “We love to play,”Continue Reading

This article was written by Lexi Robinson, a PULSE contributor at The Concordian. North Dakota State University’s Baroque Music festival began Nov. 5th with a chamber concert and will conclude on Dec. 11 with a performance of Kuhnau’s Magnificat at 2 p.m. in the Festival Concert Hall. Shiny, polished instrumentsContinue Reading

Last week, Libby Larsen, music composer and Grammy Award winner, visited Concordia to share her experience in creativity. Larsen spent her residency here, rehearsing her music with players and attending the performance of her pieces. The concert on Sept. 27 included Larsen’s 2005 piece “Sifting Through the Ruins.” This featuredContinue Reading

The Concordia Symphonia and Orchestra filled Memorial Auditorium with music during the Pops and Popcorn Concert on Jan. 29. The music ensembles played familiar orchestral selections and surprised the audience with pieces of unexpected entertainment. True to its name, the concert also sold pop and popcorn for concert-attendees. The concertContinue Reading