Every spring, the Concordia Orchestra gives senior music students from every area of the department the opportunity to audition to perform as a soloist in their annual Senior Honors Concert. This year, the soloists will be Lexi Brouillard on flute, Jack Fiskum on bassoon and Isaiah Burkel as a tenor
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.
When the Concordia Orchestra’s first notes ring out in Memorial Auditorium this Homecoming Saturday, there will be a new director behind the baton. This year’s Homecoming Concert will mark the directorial debut of Kevin Sütterlin, Concordia’s new director of orchestral activities and conductor of the school’s flagship orchestra. Sütterlin succeeds
An article from last week’s paper reported Foster Beyers’ decision to take a new teaching position as orchestra director at James Madison University, and the future of Professor Kate Hamilton’s position. We would like to add the following corrections. Professor Capistran teaches string methods and is a violinist and conductor,
Corrections: Professor Capistran teaches string methods and is a violinist and conductor, but has also taught and played viola here. The viola students will have the opportunity to study with her and Professor Sonja Harasim next year. In response to the quote from Jake Broten, the number of viola students in
Dr. René Clausen, fresh out his year-long sabbatical, will be premiering several compositions at this year’s Concordia Christmas Concert. One premiere will be performed by the Concordia Orchestra as a prelude. An old German carol, “Fantasia on In Dulci Jubilo,” was the basis of the piece. “A lot of people
Halloween. The word conjures up masked figures and haunted houses, jack-o’-lanterns and witches flying on broomsticks. Now picture a vampire playing violin, a goblin playing cello, a ghost playing double bass — and you might be imagining how the Concordia Orchestra, will look this Halloween. “My stand partner and I