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NDSU Wind Symphony Featured on MPR

June 19, 2013
Minnesota Public Radio, 91.1 FM, will highlight the NDSU Wind Symphony, featuring soloist Dr. Matthew Patnode, saxophone, performing Piet Swerts "Dance of Uzume" on Thursday, June 20, around 3:15 p.m.

Fissinger Choral Competition Winners Announced

June 5, 2013
The North Dakota State University Challey School of Music is pleased to announce Andrew J. Miller as first place recipient of the annual Edwin Fissinger Choral Competition.  Elizabeth Lim was named second place recipient. 

Patnode Selected for Selmer Paris Artist Roster

May 17, 2013
Dr. Matthew Patnode, Associate Professor of Saxophone with the NDSU Challey School of Music, has been invited to join the Selmer Paris Artist Roster.

Kang to Perform at Music Festivals

May 17, 2013
Dr. Cecilia Kang, Assistant Professor of Clarinet at the NDSU Challey School of Music, has been invited to serve as artist faculty at two music festivals this summer.

Challey School of Music Students Place First in Competitions

April 23, 2013
North Dakota State University Challey School of Music student Carolyn Braus placed first in the North American Saxophone Alliance Regional Competition, held April 19-21 at Minot State University, Minot, ND. 

Hoselton Selected to Attend OperaWorks Program

April 23, 2013
North Dakota State University Challey School of Music student Beth Hoselton has been accepted to the acclaimed OperaWorks summer apprentice program in Los Angeles, CA.

Challey School of Music Students Place at NATS

April 15, 2013
Several students from the North Dakota State University Challey School of Music placed at the North Dakota Chapter of the National Association of Singers (NATS) Annual Auditions, Saturday, April 13 in Fargo.

NDSU Opera Theatre to present "The Magic Flute"

March 20, 2013
A delightful tale about feats of heroism and finding love! The NDSU Opera Theatre is proud to present The Magic Flute, the final opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, April 26 and 28 in Festival Concert Hall.

Kang to Present Faculty Recital

March 8, 2013
Cecilia Kang, Assistant Professor of Clarinet at the NDSU Challey School of Music, will present a faculty recital and interdisciplinary lecture on Monday, March 18 in Beckwith Recital Hall.

NDSU Challey School of Music Celebrates with Gala Concerts

January 29, 2013
The North Dakota State University Challey School of Music proudly announces two Inaugural Gala Concerts featuring their premiere ensembles, the NDSU Concert Choir and NDSU Wind Symphony, on Tuesday, March 12...

NDSU Music to Host Jazz Festival

January 10, 2013
NDSU Challey School of Music welcomes jazz musicians Kristin Korb and Rex Richardson as guest performers and adjudicators at the annual High School Invitational Jazz Festival, February 1-2, 2013. Additional guests include Matt Olson, saxophone, Dave Sorenson, trombone, and Dave Stanoch, drums.

Duncan, DuHamel to Perform at NDSU

January 9, 2013
Minneapolis-based musicians Preston Duncan, saxophone, and Ann DuHamel, piano, will present a guest recital at the North Dakota State University Beckwith Recital Hall on Tuesday, January 29 at 7:30 PM. Admission is free and open to the public.

Trio Carrefour to Perform at NDSU

January 9, 2013
Trio Carrefour, an ensemble dedicated to commissioning, arranging, and performing chamber music for the medium of saxophone, piano, and percussion, will perform at the North Dakota State University Beckwith Recital Hall on Friday, January 25 at 7:30 pm. Admission is free and open to the public.

Jones, Froelich to Present Recital

January 8, 2013
Robert Jones, baritone, and Andrew Froelich, piano, will present a faculty recital titled “Pilgrimage” on Thursday, January 24 at 7:30 PM in Beckwith Recital Hall.

Music Alumna to Perform National Anthem

December 14, 2012
Clara (Presser) Osowski, Bachelor of Music, 2008, has been invited to perform the National Anthem to open the Friday night game between North Dakota State University and Georgia Southern at the Fargodome.

Gold Star Marching Band Review

December 14, 2012
The NDSU Gold Star Marching Band, under the direction of Dr. Sigurd Johnson, is wrapping up another banner year.

Kang Invited to Present Master Classes

November 28, 2012
Dr. Cecilia Kang, Assistant Professor of Clarinet with NDSU Challey School of Music, was recently invited to present master classes in Michigan.

NDSU Baroque Festival to Present Handel's Messiah

November 28, 2012
North Dakota State University Challey School of Music is proud to present a special holiday performance of Handel’s Messiah on Sunday, December 9 at 2:00 PM in Festival Concert Hall. 

Book to Highlight NDSU Music Program

November 28, 2012
Dr. Robert Groves, Professor with the NDSU Challey School of Music, is in the process of writing a book documenting the history of music at North Dakota State University.

Johnson to Judge New Year's Day Parade in London

November 28, 2012
Dr. Sigurd Johnson, Director of Athletic Bands with NDSU Challey School of Music, has been invited to judge the London New Year's Day Parade and Festival Gala Concert Series in London, England, December 27-January 3.

Music Students Place in State Competition

November 15, 2012
The NDSU Challey School of Music is pleased to announce the placement of several students during the recent Minnesota National Association of Teachers of Singing (MN NATS) state competition, held November 2-3 in Collegeville, MN.

NDSU Challey School of Music Faculty Activities

November 14, 2012
Several faculty in the NDSU Challey School of Music will present and perform this fall.

Kishimoto Appointed Director of Choral Activities

November 14, 2012
Masashi Kishimoto, Doctor of Musical Arts in Choral Conducting, NDSU Challey School of Music 2012, was recently appointed full-time Director of Choral Activities at Rangsit University in Bangkok, Thailand.

NDSU Saxophone Quartet Places First

October 29, 2012
The NDSU Saxophone Quartet, under the direction of Dr. Matthew Patnode, placed first in the North Dakota State Division of the Music Teacher’s National Association (MTNA) Collegiate Chamber Music Competition, October 27...

Hooten to Perform with NDSU Wind Symphony

October 1, 2012
The North Dakota State University Wind Symphony is pleased to announce guest performer Thomas Hooten, principal trumpet with the Los Angeles Philharmonic.  Hooten will present a solo recital on Thursday, October 11 at 7:30 PM...

NDSU Inaugurates the Challey School of Music

October 4, 2012
North Dakota State University is pleased to announce the creation of the NDSU Challey School of Music.  On September 26, the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education formally changed the name of the Department of Music to the Challey School of Music...

NDSU Music Welcomes Kang

August 28, 2012
NDSU Music welcomes Dr. Cecilia Kang as assistant professor of clarinet.  Most recently an instructor at Concordia University, Ann Arbor, Michigan, Kang is an active international performer and clinician.

NDSU Music Academy Accepting Fall Registration

August 21, 2012
The NDSU Music Academy, a not-for-profit organization that provides music lessons to students age four years though adult, is now accepting registrations for fall semester.  Music lessons offered include piano, voice, guitar, and...

Theatre

Noone Invited to International Music Camp

May 17, 2013
Dr. Katherine Noone, Assistant Professor with NDSU Challey School of Music and the Department of Theatre Arts, will return to the International Music Camp as the Musical Theatre Coordinator, June 30-July 7.

Koenig Returns from Shakespeare Intensive

January 29, 2013
Hardy Koenig, Assistant Professor with North Dakota State University Theatre Arts, recently returned from a month-long intensive hosted by Shakespeare and Company in Lenox, Massachusetts.

Fier to Present Workshop

January 29, 2013
Tiffany Fier, Assistant Director with North Dakota State University Department of Theatre Arts, presented an interactive painting intensive...

Horvik Receives Creative Artist Award

November 14, 2012
Lori Horvik, Associate Professor of Theatre Arts, was recently presented with the Creative Artist of the Year award during the Communication, Speech and Theatre Association of North Dakota annual conference in Mandan.

NDSU Theatre Welcomes Fier

August 28, 2012
The NDSU Department of Theatre Arts welcomes Tiffany Fier as Scenic Designer.  Fier received her Master of Fine Arts from Purdue University and has worked extensively as a professional set designer...

Theatre NDSU Season Tickets Now On Sale

July 24, 2012
North Dakota State University LCT Productions is proud to announce the 2012-13 season for Theatre NDSU.  Tickets are now available online or by calling 701.231.7969.

Visual Arts

Strand Receives Alumni Achievement Award

May 17, 2013
Michael Strand, NDSU Visual Arts Department Head, was awarded the Alumni Achievement Award in Art from the University of Nebraska earlier this month.

Bromley to Present at Conference

May 17, 2013
Kim Bromley, Associate Professor with NDSU Visual Arts, has been selected to present his paper titled Developing a Creative Course for Tomorrow's Creative Leaders at the 2013 Southeastern College Art Conference.

Kapplinger Coordinates Print Exchange and Exhibition

April 23, 2013
North Dakota State University Department of Visual Arts professor Kent Kapplinger coordinated and participated in a print exchange and exhibition titled Oil and Water

Strand’s Work Featured in Biennial Exhibition

January 29, 2013
Michael Strand, Head of North Dakota State University Department of Visual Arts, will be exhibiting his work and visiting with students in Texas and Kansas this winter.

Kapplinger Solo Exhibition

January 29, 2013
NDSU Visual Arts Professor Kent Kapplinger’s solo exhibition titled ‘Beneath the Surface’ is part of an Americas 2012: Paperworks ‘Best of Show’ award he received last year.

Visual Arts Student Accepted Into International Art Exhibition

January 29, 2013
North Dakota State University Visual Arts student Matthew Bregier, sophomore, recently had a print accepted into the second annual Student International Small Print Show, hosted by El Minia University in El Minia, Egypt.

Visual Arts to Offer Workshops to High School Students

November 28, 2012
The NDSU Department of Visual Arts is pleased to offer several workshops for high school students, beginning in February 2013.  All students in grades 9-12 are invited to attend the workshops free of charge.

Kapplinger Moderates Panel at Mid-America Print Council Conference

November 28, 2012
Kent Kapplinger, Professor with North Dakota State University Visual Arts, moderated a four-person education panel titled Rubbing Shoulders during the 2012 Mid America Print Council Biennial Conference in Cape Girardeau, MO on November 3.

Strand Invited to Serve on Smithsonian Panel

November 15, 2012
Michael Strand, visual arts chair, has been invited to serve on a panel of renowned American craft-based artists for a global webcast, titled “Symposium: Nation Building: Craft and Contemporary American Culture,” hosted by the Renwick Gallery of American Art at the Smithsonian Institution.

Groberg to Present at European Studies Conference

Dr. Kristi Groberg, NDSU Department of Visual Arts, will attend the Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies annual conference, November 14-19, 2012, in New Orleans, LA.

Strand, Smith Opening at ecce gallery

NDSU Visual Arts Department Head Michael Strand and 2013 Rosenquist Artist in Residence Amy Smith will open an exhibition of their works on Friday, September 14 at ecce gallery.

NDSU Art Cinema Series Announced

August 28, 2012
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 Onegin, a passionate tale of unrequited love starring Ralph Fiennes and Liv Tyler.

Division of Fine Arts

Rusness-Petersen Leads Discussion

January 29, 2013
Ana Rusness-Petersen, Reineke Production Facilities Manager, led a round-table discussion at the Fuel the Fire Student Leadership Conference at Concordia College in Moorhead.

Stern Named Director of Development

September 24, 2012
The North Dakota State University Division of Fine Arts, in partnership with the NDSU Alumni Foundation, is pleased to welcome Sherri Stern as Director of Development, Fine Arts. 

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