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 featuredContinue Reading

A red-haired sophomore tapped his foot and nodded his head to grasp his rhythm. At a piano connected to recording equipment in a studio high above a band room in the Hvidsten Hall of Music, he reached to a computer keyboard and pressed the space bar to begin recording. TheContinue Reading

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 concertContinue Reading