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2011 Edwin Fissinger Choral Composition Recipients Announced

August 8, 2011
North Dakota State University Music is pleased to announce the winner of the Edwin Fissinger Choral Composition Prize, When Music Sounds by Nancy Hill Cobb, a composer and conductor from Terre Haute, Indiana.

Concert Choir Selected to Perform

July 18, 2011
The North Dakota State University Concert Choir, under the direction of University Distinguished Professor Dr. Jo Ann Miller, has been selected to perform at the North Central American Choir Directors Association Conferenc...

Alf Clausen To Be Honored at ASCAP Awards

June 15, 2011
Alf Clausen, class of 1963, will be honored at the 26th Annual ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards, June 23, 2011 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, California.  Clausen is the recipient of the prestigious ASCAP Golden Note Award.

Sublett to Present Solo Recital in California

May 25, 2011
Virginia Sublett, professor of music, has been invited to present a solo vocal recital at St. Andrew the Apostle Episcopal Church, Encinitas, CA on July 10.  With Gabriel Arregui, pianist, she will sing music of Luciano Berio, Hector Berlioz...

NDSU Opera Theatre Presents Die Fledermaus

April 13, 2011
NDSU Opera Theatre is proud to present Die Fledermaus (The Bat), Johann Strauss’s timeless comedic romp featuring beautiful music, delightful costumes, and powerful voices. 

Music Faculty Activities

March 23, 2011
Several faculty with NDSU Music, including Virginia Sublett, Matthew Patnode, Douglas Monroe, and Jenny Poehls, have been invited to perform or lead clinics throughout the United States...

Music Scholarship Auditions Announced

January 10, 2011
North Dakota State University Music will hold entrance scholarship auditions on February 10 in Bismarck, ND and February 12 in Fargo, ND.  Auditions are open to high school seniors who plan to pursue a vocal or instrumental music degree at NDSU. 

Music Students Place at Young Artist Competition

November 4, 2010
Several North Dakota State University (NDSU) Music students placed first at a recent Young Artist Competition, held during the Music Teachers National Association State Convention in Dickinson, ND.  The students will perform...

Eidem Endowment Established

October 28, 2010
A new endowment has been created with the NDSU Development Foundation in honor of former NDSU band director Orville “Orv” Eidem. Eidem directed NDSU bands from 1970-93. During his tenure...

Madrigal Dinners Announced

October 28, 2010
The North Dakota State University Madrigal Singers, under the direction of Dr. Michael J. Weber, Assistant Director of Choral Activities, will present the 36th Annual Madrigal Dinners, to be held at 6:00 p.m...

Baroque Festival Announced

October 21, 2010
The North Dakota State University Baroque Festival will begin Saturday, November 6 with a Chamber Concert continue into Sunday, November 7 with a Student Concert.  The Baroque Festival will conclude...

Olfert, Moe Outreach Activities

October 21, 2010
Dr. Warren Olfert, Associate Professor with NDSU Music, have been selected as one of seven judges from throughout the nation to participate in the Zia Marching Fiesta, Saturday, October 30 at the University of New Mexico-Alberquerque. Charlette Moe, coordinator of the M. M. Ed. Program with NDSU Music, will be the guest conductor for the Minnesota...

Johnson, Law Activities

October 14, 2010
Sigurd Johnson, Associate Professor with NDSU Music, has been invited to be guest conductor during the Minnesota Region 63A High School Honor Band, October 16 at the Minnesota State University Moorhead Hanson Auditorium.  Bill Law, Assistant Director of the NDSU Division of Fine Arts, will present Jazz Poetry at the Fergus Falls (MN) Center for the Arts...

Sung, Vigesaa Performances

October 6, 2010
Two NDSU Music faculty, Dr. Benjamin Sung, violin, and Eric Vigesaa, horn, will perform with small ensembles during the month of October...

2010 Fissinger Choral Composition Recipient Announced

October 4, 2010
North Dakota State University is pleased to announce the winner of the first Edwin Fissinger Choral Composition Prize, Ask Me No More by Jeremy S. Bakken, a graduate student in composition from...

Jones to Present Multi-Media Recital

September 23, 2010
Dr. Robert Jones, Associate Professor with NDSU Music, along with Dr. Andrew Froelich, piano, and Dr. Kris Groberg, NDSU Visual Arts, will present a recital titled "2010 Anniversaries" on Thursday, October...

Sung to Present Solo Violin Recital

September 23, 2010
Dr. Benjamin Sung, violin/viola lecturer with NDSU Music, will present a violin master class and solo recital at the University of Minnesota-Minneapolis on Saturday, October 9. The master class will take place...

Patnode to Present Performances in Arizona, California

September 23, 2010
Dr. Matthew Patnode, Associate Professor with NDSU Music, will present a series of saxophone quartet concerts in the Phoenix, Arizona, and Los Angeles, California regions, September 21-24. Patnode...

Miller Guest Conductor

September 8, 2010
Dr. Jo Ann Miller, professor of music with North Dakota State University, has been invited to be the guest conductor for the Fox Cities Choral Music Festival, October 18-19 in Appleton, Wisconsin. Dr. Miller will work...

Sublett / Chang Sung Recitals

September 8, 2010
Dr. Virginia Sublett, professor of music with North Dakota State University, and Dr. Jihye Chang Sung, piano, have been invited to present a recital of songs for soprano and piano at several locations during the month...

NDSU Music to Host Guest Artists

September 8, 2010
North Dakota State University Music, in collaboration with Concordia College Department of Music, will host visiting artists on Monday, September 20. Dr. John Sampen, professor of saxophone, Bowling Green University, and Dr. Mark Bunce...

Gold Star Marching Band Reaches Record Numbers

August 20, 2010
The North Dakota State University Gold Star Marching Band has reached record numbers for the upcoming season. With over 220 members from all majors across campus, the band is prepared...

Theatre

Theatre Passion Exhibition Now on Flickr

June 20, 2011
This online exhibition titled Theatre Passion presents some of the 100-plus productions in which Don Larew, professor emeritus of theatre arts, has been involved at NDSU from fall 1969 to February 2001.

Noone Guest Instructor

May 25, 2011
Katherine Noone, musical theatre specialist with North Dakota State University, will teach at the Trollwood Performing Art School (TPAS) and the International Music Camp this summer. 

Varland Selected as Costume Designer for Sweeney Todd

April 28, 2011
Rooth Varland, Associate Professor and Department Coordinator for NDSU Theatre, has been invited to design costumes for Sweeney Todd: the Demon Barber of Fleet Street by Stephen Sondheim at the Filene Center at Wolf Trap National Park...

LCT Productions Announces 2011-12 Season

North Dakota State University LCT Productions is proud to announce the 2011-12 season for Theatre NDSU, newfangled theatre company, and Musical Theatre Troupe.

Lifton to Present at Polish Conference

March 1, 2011
Dr. Paul Lifton, associate professor with NDSU Theatre Arts, will present "Soaring to Hemakuta in Indra's Chariot: Reflections on an American University Production of Kalidasa's The Recognition of Sakuntala," which will showcase...

NDSU Theatre Students Offered Internship in Norway

October 6, 2010
NDSU Theatre students Seth Eberle and Kcarie Ingerson have been selected to serve as scenography interns for the European touring production of the opera Teskjekjerringa Princesesse Pompadur, based on...

Little Country Theatre presents The Comedy of Errors

August 23, 2010
The NDSU Little Country Theatre begins its 97th season with The Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare, a hilarious comedy featuring identical twins, budding love, a failed exorcism, and errors of betrayal...

Visual Arts

Strand Guest Artist at Red Lodge Clay Center

April 28, 2011
Michael Strand, head of NDSU Visual Arts, has been selected to present an exhibition and lecture during his residency at Red Lodge Clay Center in Red Lodge, Montana, May 1-15.  The residency is centered...

PEARS Welcomes Master Printer Palmeri

April 28, 2011
North Dakota State University Visual Arts and Printmaking Education and Research Studio (PEARS) Visiting Artist Program is pleased to present the 12th annual summer printmaking workshop with printmaker Nancy Palmeri,

Bromley Exhibition and Activities

March 23, 2011
Kimble Bromley, associate professor with NDSU Visual Arts, will present a solo exhibition titled "Pond Paintings" at the Spirit Room. His exhibition will include six large pond paintings painted on location at Bromley's...

Kapplinger to Attend Workshop

February 1, 2011
Kent Kapplinger, associate professor with NDSU Visual Arts, will participate in the "Weekend Letterpress: Imposition Printing" workshop, February 26-March 1 at the Minnesota Center for Book Art, Minneapolis. The workshop is...

James Sham Named 2011 Rosenquist Artist in Residence

January 19, 2011
The Department of Visual Arts at North Dakota State University has announced that James Sham, Houston, TX, has been named the 2011 James Rosenquist Artist in Resident at NDSU.  Mr. Sham will work spring semester...

Bromley to Serve as Grant Panelist

November 4, 2010
Kimble Bromley, professor with NDSU Visual Arts, has been selected to serve as a panelist for the Presenter Support grants program offered by the North Dakota Council on the Arts.  As a panelist, Bromley will review grant...

Art Cinema Series to present Last Year at Marienbad

October 21, 2010
The NDSU Art Cinema Series, a partnership with the NDSU Department of Visual Arts and the Fargo Theatre, continues in November with the showing of Last Year at Marienbad.  The film will run one night only...

Visual Arts Series Welcomes Smith, Scott

October 14, 2010
NDSU Visual Arts Series is pleased to welcome ceramic artists Sean Scott and Amy Smith, November 2-3.  Scott and Smith will work with students, demonstrate their techniques, and present a public lecture during their visit...

Kapplinger to Present at Conference

October 14, 2010
Kent Kapplinger, Associate Professor, NDSU Visual Arts, will be discussing the PEARS ‘Publishing Projects’ at the Mid-America Print Council 2010 conference in Minneapolis on October 12.  His presentation will...

MSCTC Commissions Bromley

October 6, 2010
Kimble Bromley, associate professor with NDSU Visual Arts, has been commissioned to create a portrait drawing of former Minnesota State Community and Technical College-Moorhead director Oscar Bergos. The Oscar Bergos...

Kapplinger Pieces Featured in Two Exhibitions

October 6, 2010
Kent Kapplinger, associate professor with NDSU Visual Arts, is involved with two exhibitions during the month of October, the 2010 Open Print Competition in Cornwall, UK and Augustana Art: Then and Now. His print...

Museum Tour of Chicago Offered

October 6, 2010
Faculty and staff are invited to join the NDSU Department of Visual Arts' Student Art Society for a four-day museum tour of Chicago, November 4-8, 2010. Cost for bus and hotel is $250 per person and...

NDSU Art Cinema Series presents Urban Explorers

September 23, 2010
The NDSU Art Cinema Series, a partnership with the NDSU Department of Visual Arts and the Fargo Theatre, will begin in October with the showing of Urban Explorers: Into the Darkness. The film will run one night only...

NDSU Visual Arts to Participate in FMVA Studio Crawl

September 23, 2010
Several NDSU Visual Arts faculty and students will participate in the Fargo-Moorhead Visual Artists' Studio Crawl, October 2-3. The Studio Crawl, which is open Noon-6 PM both days, allows guests to visit...

Swenson Exhibition at Sam Houston

September 23, 2010
David Swenson, Associate Professor with NDSU Visual Arts, has been invited to participate in an exhibition at the Gaddis Geeslin Gallery at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. Swenson is collaborating with...

"Jim At Fargo" Exhibition Opens

September 8, 2010
James Falck, NDSU class of 1953, will present a solo exhibition titled "Jim At Fargo," September 23-October 21 at the Renaissance Gallery, 650 NP Avenue. An opening reception will take place Thursday, September 23...

Visual Art Faculty Fall Activities

September 8, 2010
Featuring the artistic activities of Dr. Kris Groberg, Kent Kapplinger, and Kim Bromley.

NDSU Visual Arts to Host High School Art Day

August 23, 2010
North Dakota State University Division of Fine Arts will be hosting the ninth annual Art Day on Monday, November 1 at the NDSU Renaissance Hall...

Division of Fine Arts

Law to Serve as Chair

June 2, 2011
Bill Law, Assistant Director of NDSU Division of Fine Arts, has been appointed to serve as Chair of the string area for the National Federation of Music Clubs Young Artist Category.  Law will begin this two-year appointment in June 2011.

NDSU Division of Fine Arts 2010-11 Highlights

The music, theatre, and visual arts departments of NDSU Division of Fine Arts welcomed 25 guests artists this year. Artists ranged from the well-known, such as Dale Warland and Andrew Lippa, to the emerging artist, such as James Sham or Jeremy Bakken. Each guest delivered a new perspective to their craft and broadened the college experience for our students...

Miller, Law to Present at NASM Annual Meeting

October 28, 2010
John Miller, Director of the NDSU Division of Fine Arts, and Bill Law, Assistant Director of the Division of Fine Arts, will present a lecture during the National Association of Schools of Music annual meeting in Boston, MA, November 20-23...

Beckermann to Present at NAMP

October 28, 2010
Kay Beckermann, Promotions Director for NDSU Division of Fine Arts, has been selected to lead two round-table discussions at the National Arts Marketing Project Conference, November 13-15 in San Jose, CA...

 

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