Guest Artists

NDSU Challey School of Music attracts performers, composers, and directors from all over the world to collaborate with NDSU Faculty on a variety of performances, workshops, and recitals. Engaging and educating current and perspective students with an enriched educational experience. Click on the photos to learn more about each artist.

2020-2021
Clara OsowskiMezz-SopranoNDSU Chamber Music Festival
Monty ColeSaxophoneSingle Reed Day
Suzanne TirkClarinetSingle Reed Day
Ashley HallTrumpet
Patrick SheridanTuba
2019-2020
Patrick SheridanTuba
Robert SpringClarinet
Monty ColeSaxophoneSingle Reed Day
Suzanne TirkClarinetSingle Reed Day
Ashley HallTrumpet
Rebecca WiltPiano
2018-2019
Chris CastellanosHornClinic & Master Class
Frederic HerengesOpera Stage DirectorPatience
Dave TullComposer, Drummer, VocalistJazz Festival
Rex RichardsonTrumpetJazz Festival
Craig Hella JohnsonConductor, Composer/ArrangerRelevance Symposium
Tesfa WondemagegnehuConductorRelevance Symposium
ConspirareChoral EnsembleRelevance Symposium
Tim SharpChoirRelevance Symposium
Rhonda FuelberthChoral ConductorRelevance Symposium
Penelope CruzChoral ConductorRelevance Symposium
Sam PilafianTuba
Kevin MedlChoral Conducting
2017-2018
Frederic HerengesOpera Stage DirectorOpera Wars
Boris AllakhverdyanClarinet
Jane CapistranViolinNDSU Chamber Music Festival
William ComitaCelloNDSU Chamber Music Festival
Sonja HarasimViolinNDSU Chamber Music Festival
Timothy NelsonViolaNDSU Chamber Music Festival
Grace ParkViolinNDSU Chamber Music Festival
Paul WianckoCelloNDSU Chamber Music Festival
Alice YooCelloNDSU Chamber Music Festival
Vaclav BlahunekConductorWind Symphony Residency
Carlos AbrilMusic EducatorMusic Ed Symposium
Katie WebsterOrff-Schulwerk Levels I, II, IIIMusic Ed Symposium
Andrea StrausDirectorMusic Ed Symposium
Paul WellerMusic EducatorOrff-Schulwerk Level I
Chris Judah-LauderComposerOrff-Schulwerk Level III
Dan DressenGuest SpeakerStage Techniwue for Singers
Jeffrey AgrellHornClinic and Master Class
Johannes ErnstSaxophoneGuest Master Class & Recital
Charles LazarusTrumpetNDSU Jazz Festival
Jay HershbergerPianoGuest Recital
John RobertsPianoGuest Recital
Greg AbateSaxophoneNDSU Jazz Festival
Tim SharpChoirChoral Festival 2017
Mark ClodfelterTrumpetClinic & Recital
Rebecca WiltPianoClinic & Recital
Rex RichardsonTrumpetMaster Class
2016-2017
Prometheus TrioChamber EnsembleNDSU Chamber Music Festival
David HardingViolaNDSU Chamber Music Festival
Christopher CockTenor, Bach InstituteSt. John Passion
Clara OsowskiMezz-SopranoSt. John Passion
Zapateado DuoCello & PianoGuest Recital
Ellen Dinwiddie SmithHornClinic & Master Class
SonsaxSaxophone EnsembleGuest Clinic & Recital
Anthony WilliamsTromboneNDSU Jazz Festival
Slammin' Sammy KDrumsNDSU Jazz Festival
Walker LewisOpera Stage Director
Geraldine OngPianoGuest Recital
Jason LackoskiSaxophoneGuest Clinic & Recital
Nick MeyersPercussionGuest Recital
Ney RosauroPercussion/ComposerND Day of Percussion