My favorite part of homecoming has always been the homecoming concert. This concert brings together the three flagship ensembles of our music program and it reminds many alumni of the band, orchestra, and choir programs what it was like to be performing in Memorial Auditorium. The concert on Saturday, Sept.
On Sunday, Sept. 23 in the Christiansen Recital Hall (CRH), five senior members of the Concordia Band competed in a competition to be named senior soloist of the 2019 band tour. It was a stunning concert that featured the powerhouses of the band’s wind sections. Jordan Doely, clarinet; Rebecca Elliott,
Concordia College Music Department presents the eighth annual PRISM concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22, in Memorial Auditorium. This unique concert is a continuous surround-sound experience, with one ensemble seamlessly following another without pause. Several instrumental groups, including The Concordia Band, the Symphonic Band, Echo Band, the Concordia Percussion
Her mother is a parish liturgist, conducts children’s and adult’s church choirs, and brought her straight to the church when she was born; there, the choir sang to her, their voices echoing off the church walls and surrounding her with harmonic sound. Her siblings all play instruments, and they are
Cobbers are preparing for their last few days of the school year. For the senior student musicians, their to-do lists include stepping down so younger musicians can take over. Senior violinist Conor Roche plays in the Symphonia Orchestra. Roche received a scholarship for Concordia’s music program and has been a
Paulsen visits original Starbucks during band tour The scent of freshly brewed coffee wafts through the air, adding warmth to the walnut-colored tables, the brown leather chairs. The phrase “16 ounce caramel macchiato” rolls off the tongue with such ease. As a member of the Concordia band, junior Zac Paulsen
“It’s band time!” Each week members of the Concordia Band hear their director Dr. Peter Haberman shout this phrase before rehearsal. But during the week of Feb. 2-6, there was extra excitement with this exclamation because the band was on tour in Washington state. The Concordia Band goes on tour
The Earth Day Concert’s major obstacle was Fargo-Moorhead’s rather unpleasant weather. That, however, proved insignificant as April 20s weather was suitable for the Symphonic Band to perform outdoors in front of the Frances Frazier Comstock Theatre. “We have had outdoor concerts held before in the summers,” said Nathanial Dickey, director