North Dakota State University has had a bright and amazing music program throughout the years. One thing that has been missing in the most recent of years is an orchestra program.  Sigurd Johnson wants to change that. Johnson is the director of percussion studies at NDSU. He was also theContinue Reading

Peter Haberman and Kevin Sütterlin, directors of the Concordia band and orchestra, have pledged to match up to $10,000 in donations for the orchestra and band students’ upcoming trip to Spain.  The international tour, which sees the two groups give concerts, provide lessons and collaborate with bands and orchestras inContinue Reading

Erika Izaguirre stumbled upon the trumpet by chance. She was born and raised in Austin, Texas. She had two older sisters that were both in choir, but she chose to play in the band.  Professor Izaguirre’s trumpet career started before sixth grade band. She missed the initial testing of instrumentsContinue Reading