Freshman Hunter Huff Towle was just planning to show up to the first Concordia Orchestra rehearsal and taking his seat somewhere in the line of violins. But after the audition results were posted Sept. 28, a high school friend passed him on the sidewalk and congratulated him on making Concertmaster.
Concordia’s large spring concert, Oratorio, was especially unique this year. Usually, professional soloists are featured, but for the first time in years, the concert of Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana was performed entirely by students. Rene Clausen, who conducted the Concordia Orchestra and the 350 member Oratorio choir, explained the basic
The Concordia Orchestra left last Sunday for their tour of Minnesota, which includes performances in Marshall, Rochester, Mahtomedi, Niswa, Bemidji and Crookston. The home concert will be Sunday at 4 p.m. in Memorial Auditorium. “[Tour] is a chance for the orchestra to spend time together and perform repertoire,” said Foster