Five songs. That is all it took to make the best selling jazz record of all time. The sound was soft, but soulful; the solos short, but powerful. Miles Davis’ “Kind of Blue” has been a great influence to many musicians. Everything on the record is something to behold—at leastContinue Reading

Concordia College is very proud of its Scandinavian heritage. On Saturday, Nov. 3, the college was able to express this Scandinavian pride by inviting Kraa, a Swedish band to perform on campus. In conjunction with the Nordic Arts Alliance and the Scandinavian Studies department, the six talented ladies that makeContinue Reading

The following article was published to www.concordianreviews.blogspot.com on Sunday, Oct. 21 2012 by contributing writer Andreas Rekdal. Concordian Reviews is a blog that provides Cobbers with the opportunity to have their work published and read by fellow students in an easy-going forum. Check it out for reviews of everything fromContinue Reading

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, directorContinue Reading

The Black Students Union, for one of its maiden events since its inauguration a year ago, took up the mantel of organizing the annual Hip Hop Summit this year. The Hip Hop Summit was previously organized by the Hip Hop Congress, a national committee that has a chapter on campus.Continue Reading

Crowds pulse, hands in the air, a giant mass of sweat and glowsticks. This is the rave, a familiar dance scene that began in Europe. What is not as familiar to some is the music blaring through the speakers at raves today. Wikipedia defines it as “tightly coiled productions withContinue Reading

Last weekend the Concordia College community paid a respectful homage to one of the greatest composers and organists of all time, Johann Sebastian Bach. The event, “A Family Affair: Music of the Johann Sebastian Bach Family,” was a student-led symposium coordinated by senior Andrew Steinberg with help from Jean HellnerContinue Reading

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