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Patnode Performs at World Saxophone Congress

July 18, 2012
Dr. Matthew Patnode, Associate Professor of Saxophone at North Dakota State University Music, performed at the 16th World Saxophone Congress at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, July 13, 2012. 

Concert Choir Places First in International Competition

May 22, 2012
The North Dakota State University Concert Choir, under the direction of University Distinguished Professor Dr. Jo Ann Miller, placed first in the mixed choir division of the 8th International Choir Competition in Zadar, Croatia, May 17-20.

Canadian Middle School Works With Dr. Johnson

May 22, 2012
Dr. Sigurd Johnson, Director of Athletic Bands, recently worked with the Ecole Dugald Middle School (Dugald, Canada) as they perfected their marching technique, color guard technique, and drum line concepts and provided an overview...

NDSU Opera Theatre Presents The Mikado

April 19, 2012
A deliciously silly opera by Gilbert and Sullivan! The NDSU Opera Theatre is proud to present The Mikado, the popular operetta by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan, May 4-6 in Festival Concert Hall.

NDSU Music Welcomes Timothy Reynish

April 17, 2012
The NDSU Wind Symphony, under the direction of Dr. Warren Olfert, welcomes guest conductor Dr. Timothy Reynish, April 25-28, 2012. Dr. Reynish is one of the foremost instrumental conductors in the world...

Concert Choir Tour Home Performance

March 13, 2012
The NDSU Concert Choir, under the direction of Dr. Jo Ann Miller, will present their spring tour concert on Sunday, March 25th at 2 p.m. in Festival Concert Hall.  The choir recently returned from their successful spring tour...

NDSU Music Hosts Several Events

March 13, 2012
NDSU Music has hosted several conferences and festivals in the last month, including the North Dakota American Choral Director’s Association, NDSU Women’s Choral Festival, and the NDSU High School Jazz Festival.

Saxophone Quartet Invited to Audition

March 9, 2012
The NDSU Saxophone Quartet, under the direction of Dr. Matthew Patnode, has been invited to audition as finalists at the Coleman Chamber Music Competition, which will be held at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena...

Clausen to Record 500th Simpsons Episode

February 2, 2012
NDSU Alumnus Alf Clausen (B.S. Music 1963), music director and arranger/composer for television’s longest running show, The Simpsons, will be scoring his 500th episode for the show on Friday, February 3, 2012...

NDSU Music to Host Regional ACDA Conference

February 2, 2012
NDSU Music and Dr. Michael Weber, Associate Director of Choral Activities, will host the North Dakota American Choral Directors Association Annual Conference (NDACDA) February 3 & 4, 2012.

NDSU Music to Host Jazz Festival

February 2, 2012
NDSU Music welcomes jazz musicians James Miley and Eric Richards as guest performers and adjudicators at the annual High School Invitational Jazz Festival, February 10-11, 2012.  Under the direction of Dr. Kyle Mack...

NDSU Music Welcomes Dale Warland

January 12, 2012
North Dakota State University (NDSU) Music is pleased to welcome celebrated composer/conductor Dale Warland as an artist-in-residence, January 9-11.W arland spent the residency working with students in both group and individual settings...

Monroe Published in The Clarinet

December 14, 2011
Dr. Douglas Monroe, Assistant Professor of Clarinet at NDSU Music, was published in the December 2011 issue of The Clarinet, a magazine of the International Clarinet Association.

Southard Appointed DSU Music Chair

December 14, 2011
Dr. Bruce Southard, 2008 graduate of North Dakota State University Music, has been appointed Chair of the Department of Music at Dickinson State University.  He will continue to serve as interim chair until August...

Olfert Guest Conductor at Festival

December 14, 2011
Dr. Warren Olfert, Associate Professor and Director of Bands with NDSU Music, was the guest conductor at the Festival of Winds in Tampa, Florida...

Sublett Featured Soloist

November 30, 2011
Dr. Virginia Sublett, Professor of Music, recently appeared as soprano soloist in Brahms’ Requiem with the Grand Forks Master Chorale.  She has also been invited to appear as soprano soloist in Stephen Paulus’ oratorio...

Saxophone Quartet Places First in Competition

November 18, 2011
The NDSU Gold Star Saxophone Quartet recently placed first in the North Dakota round of the Music Teacher’s National Association (MTNA) Collegiate Chamber Music Competition.  Under the direction of Dr. Matthew Patnode...

NDSU Music Academy Now Open

November 9, 2011
North Dakota State University Music is pleased to announce the NDSU Music Academy, a not-for-profit organization that provides music lessons to students age four years through adult.  Music lessons offered include...

37th Annual Madrigal Dinners Announced

November 8, 2011
The North Dakota State University Madrigal Singers, under the direction of Dr. Michael J. Weber, Assistant Director of Choral Activities, will present the 37th Annual Madrigal Dinners, to be held at 6:00 p.m., Friday, December 2, through...

NDSU Baroque Festival Announced

October 25, 2011
The North Dakota State University Baroque Festival will begin Saturday, November 5 with a Chamber Concert continue into Sunday, November 6 with a Student Concert.  The Baroque Festival will conclude on December 11...

Sublett Published in College Music Symposium

October 14, 2011
Dr. Virginia Sublett, Professor of Voice at North Dakota State University Music, was recently published in the College Music Society’s College Music Symposium.  Entitled “Pierrot Lunaire at 95: Schoenberg’s Music Hybrid and...

Olfert to Judge Marching Contests

October 14, 2011
Dr. Warren Olfert, Associate Professor and Director of Bands at North Dakota State University, has been invited to adjudicate at two marching band contests in October.  The Mountain West Invitational Marching Contest is...

Clarinetist Julia Heinen to Perform

September 22, 2011
Critically acclaimed clarinetist Julia Heine and accompanist Francois Regnat will perform at NDSU’s Beckwith Recital Hall on Friday, September 30 at 7:30 PM.  Admission is free and the performance is open to the public

Weber President-Elect of NDACDA

September 9, 2011
Michael Weber, Associate Director of Choral Activities at NDSU Music, was recently elected president-elect for the North Dakota chapter of the American Choral Directors Association (NDACDA).  As president-elect, Weber is in the proces...

Monroe Featured Soloist for Britten Premiere

September 9, 2011
Douglas Monroe, Assistant Professor of Clarinet, is the featured soloist for the American premieer of Benjamin Britten’s Movements for a Clarinet Concerto, Saturday, October 1 at the Empire Arts Center in Grand Forks, ND.

NDSU Music Ensembles Selected to Perform

August 24, 2011
The North Dakota State University Wind Symphony and Percussion Ensemble have been selected to perform at the North Dakota Museum Educators Association conference in Bismarck, March 2012.

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.

Theatre

Engler Published in USITT Journal

July 18, 2012
Mark Engler, Technical Director and Assistant Professor with North Dakota State University Theatre Arts, recently published the results from a nationwide job satisfaction survey among theatre technical directors...

Koenig Featured in Blessed Assurance

March 29, 2012
Hardy Koenig, Artistic Director and Assistant Professor with NDSU Theatre, will star in the one-man play Blessed Assurance, adapted for the stage by Steve Willis and based on a novella by Allan Gurganus...

Varland Guest Designer at Wolf Trap

March 8, 2012
Rooth Varland, Associate Professor and Department Coordinator for NDSU Theatre, has been invited to design costumes for The Rake’s Progress by Igor Stravinsky at The Barns at Wolf Trap...

Noone to Perform at Edinburgh Festival

March 9, 2012
NDSU Musical Theatre Coordinator Dr. Katherine Noone will be appearing as the in the upcoming performance of Act Up’s Production of Sheik and Sater’s Spring Awakening which opens this July at The Stage at Island Park...

Noone Appointed Musical Theatre Coordinator

January 12, 2-12
Dr. Katherine Noone, Lecturer and Musical Theatre Specialist for North Dakota State University Department of Theatre arts, has been named Musical Theatre Coordinator for the International Music Camp, Dunseith, ND.  Her duties will include...

Dobrusky Play Featured in Book

January 12, 2012
Beethoven ‘N’ Pierrot, a play written by NDSU Theatre Arts Assistant Professor Pavel Dobrusky, is discussed at length in Beethoven in America, a book recently released by author Michael Broyles.

Miyake to Visit NDSU Theatre

December 15, 2011
North Dakota State University Department of Theatre will welcome guest artist Tokuro Miyake for their production of Wokashi: A Program of Classic Kyogen Comedies, February 23-26 and March 1-3...

Theatre NDSU Announces 2012-13 Season

December 12, 2011
North Dakota State University LCT Productions is proud to announce the 2012-13 season for Theatre NDSU.

Funding Received for Wokashi Guest Artist

November 18, 2011
Dr. Paul Lifton, Associate Professor of Theatre Arts, will direct the Theatre NDSU production of Wokashi: A Program of Classic Kyogen Comedies, February 23-26 and March 1-3, 2012.  He has received funding from the North Dakota Council...

Voice-Over Artist Jobe Cerny to Visit NDSU Theatre

October 3, 2011
NDSU Department of Theatre Arts is proud to host voice-over artist Jobe Cerny, October 18 at 2:00 PM in the Walsh Studio Theatre.  He will meet with Theatre students and discuss his life, business, voice-over work, and more. 

Noone to Perform with Dakota Air and FM Opera

September 9, 2011
Katherine Noone, Musical Theatre Specialist with NDSU Theatre, will perform throughout the community this fall, beginning with A Tribute to Lawrence Welk on Saturday, September 10 at the Fargo Theatre.

Koenig Appointed Artistic Director

August 22, 2011
Hardy Koenig, Assistant Professor of Theatre, has been appointed Artist Director for Theatre NDSU, LCT Productions.  During this three-year appointment, Koenig will lead the season selection process; work with Fine Arts staff...

LCT Productions Announces 2011-12 Season

August 9, 2011
North Dakota State University LCT Productions is proud to announce the 2011-12 season for Theatre NDSU, newfangled theatre company, and Musical Theatre Troupe.

Visual Arts

Bromley Exhibition at Ecce Gallery

July 18, 2012
Kimble Bromley, Professor of Painting at North Dakota State University Department of Visual Arts, will exhibit his “Lake Paintings” exhibition through August 2 at Ecce Gallery in Downtown Fargo.

Bromley Exhibition at Schoenherr Gallery

June 26, 2012
Kimble Bromley, Professor of Painting at North Dakota State University Department of Visual Arts, has been invited to exhibit his work at the Schoenherr Gallery on the North Central College campus in Naperville, IL...

Atkinson Exhibition Announced

June 26, 2012
Ernest Atkinson, a 2007 Visual Arts graduate from North Dakota State University, will showcase his works in an exhibition titled "Observe/Observar" at the Spirit Room Gallery, 111 Broadway, July 5-31. An opening reception will be held...

Rosenquist Fellow Exhibition Announced

March 13, 2012
Lori Larusso, the 2012 James Rosenquist Artist in Residence with NDSU Visual Arts, will present a solo exhibition April 17-May 31 at the NDSU Memorial Union Gallery.  An opening reception is scheduled for April 19 from 4:00-6:00 pm. 

Maury Announced as PEARS Visiting Artist

March 13, 2012
NDSU Visual Arts and Pears Education and Research Studio (PEARS) Visiting Artist Program is pleased to present the 12th annual summer printmaking workshop with printmaker Nichole Maury, Associate Professor of Art...

Kapplinger Work in Touring Exhibition

March 9, 2012
Kent Kapplinger, Associate Professor of Arts & PEARS director/master printer, will have his work titled “27,000 Wells” included in Touched and Untouched Printmaker...

Strand to Present TEDx Talk

February 2, 2012
Michael Strand, Associate Professor and Department Head with NDSU Visual Arts, has been invited to present a TED talk at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, February 7 at Ecce Gallery in Fargo, ND.  His presentation, titled “The Spaces Between...

Kapplinger Piece Wins Best of Show

February 2, 2012
Kent Kapplinger, Associate Professor of NDSU Visual Arts, was awarded Best of Show for his piece “27000 Wells” in Americas 2012: Paperworks, an annual international juried exhibition at Northwest Art Center in Minot, ND.  A lithograph...

Emerge: A Collaborative Partnership

December 15, 2011
NDSU Visual Arts has formed a new collaborative partnership with ECCE Gallery in Downtown Fargo. This partnership, which was the vision of former College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Dean Tom Riley...

Strand Selected for "The Fargo Project"

December 15, 2011
Michael Strand, head of the visual arts department, took part in a media conference on Dec. 8 as part of his involvement with "The Fargo Project," a pilot project to transform a neighborhood drainage basin into a community recreational area.

Kapplinger Serigraph Added to Collections

November 30, 2011
A serigraph by Kent Kapplinger, Associate Professor of Art, has recently been accepted into several collections throughout the nation.  His serigraph titled “Blood Drive” is now in collections at...

Bromley Elected to Board of Directors

November 30, 2011
Kim Bromley, professor of painting and drawing at NDSU Visual Arts, has been selected to serve on the Spirit Room board of directors.  Board members guide the organization in a manner reflecting its mission of enriching lives through...

Outdoor Photography Exhibition Scheduled

November 7, 2011
The Power of History, a one-night only outdoor exhibition created by NDSU Visual Arts photography students, will take place on Saturday, November 19 from 7:30-9:00 PM at the Moorhead Power Plant (6th Ave S and Elm Street). 

NDSU Visual Arts Welcomes Artist Frenchy Lunning

October 7, 2011
The NDUS Visiting Artist Series is pleased to welcome artist/author/editor Frenchy Lunning, October 19-20. Ms. Lunning will present a lecture titled "Under the Ruffles: Shojo and the Morphology of Power."

Guest Artist: Talicia Lerfald Honkola

October 4, 2011
NDSU Visual Arts welcomes printmaker Talicia Lerfald Honkola as a resident printmaker during the month of October. Ms. Lerfald Honkola will spend the residency developing a series of images pertaining...

Bromley to Present at Conference

September 9, 2011
Kim Bromley, Professor of Painting and Drawing with NDSU Visual Arts, has been invited to present at the Southeastern College Art Annual Conference, November 9-12 in Savannah, Georgia.  He will discuss his paper title...

PEARS Exhibition Announced

September 9, 2011
The North Dakota State University Department of Visual Arts announces a print exhibition with gallery reception from 4-6 PM on Thursday, September 15 in Renaissance Hall gallery...

Anthony Places First in Exhibition

August 22, 2011
Mark Anthony, adjunct lecturer of photographer with North Dakota State University Visual Arts, placed first at the 52nd Midwestern Exhibition at the Rourke Art Museum, June 18, 2011.  His piece, titled "What Would Dante Do? A or B"...

Kapplinger Exhibits Artwork Nationwide

August 22, 2011
Kent Kapplinger, Associate Professor of Art with North Dakota State University, will exhibit several prints this fall throughout the nation.

NDSU Art Cinema Series Announced

August 9, 2011
The NDSU Art Cinema Series, a partnership with the NDSU Department of Visual Arts and the Fargo Theatre, will begin in September with the showing of short films by the Quay Brothers (Phantom Museums and Street of Crocodiles). 

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...

Division of Fine Arts

Miller Chairs Committee, Presents at Conference

November 18, 2011
John Miller, Director of the Division of Fine Arts, chaired the Nominating Committee for the National Association of Schools of Music during 2010-11, resulting in the election of officers and accreditation Committee on Accreditation...

Fine Arts Faculty Activities

November 18, 2011
Several Fine Arts faculty spent the last month presenting, publishing and performing throughout the country.

BIN to Televise Fine Arts Events

September 1, 2011
The Bison Information Network (BIN) has announced it will televise nine NDSU Division of Fine Arts events during the academic year.

Law Selected to Serve on MPR Advisory Board

August 24, 2011
Bill Law, Assistant Director NDSU Division of Fine Arts, has been selected to serve on the Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) Regional Advisory Board.  As a board member, Law will represent the Fargo area and serve as a liaison...

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