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,”
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 instruments
The Concordia Orchestra left last Sunday for their tour of Minnesota, which includes performances in Marshall, Rochester, Mahtomedi, Niswa, Bemidji and Crookston. The home concert will be Sunday at 4 p.m. in Memorial Auditorium. “[Tour] is a chance for the orchestra to spend time together and perform repertoire,” said Foster
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 featured
The aftermath of the earthquake in Japan March 27 has hit closer to home as the Concordia Band has canceled their international trip this May. Last night, band director Dr. Scott Jones informed the band that the trip will be postponed to 2012 due to United States Department of Travel
Concordia is a music school; there is no doubt about that. One-sixth of the student body participates in the Christmas Concert alone.
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 concert
In metal folding chairs just outside the Memorial Auditorium box office, the early birds were sure to get the worms they wanted. The 2010 Christmas Concert tickets went on sale Nov. 2 just before 9 a.m. As the box office windows rolled open, patient concertgoers – some who had arrived