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Braus to Perform with Air Force Concert Band

July 2, 2015
Carolyn Braus, NDSU Challey School of Music Alumna, was selected to serve as baritone saxophone chair in the United States Air Force Concert Band in Washington, D.C. 

Wottrich Mentoring at Banff Centre

July 2, 2015
Tyler Wottrich, Assistant Professor of Piano at the NDSU Challey School of Music, is mentoring students during a three-week Collaborative Piano Residency at the Banff Centre in Alberta, Canada.

Wottrich Performance Featured on Minnesota Public Radio

June 29, 2015
NDSU Challey School of Music piano faculty Tyler Wottrich, with flutist Catherine Gregory, will be featured on Minnesota Public Radio's Regional Spotlight, Thursday, July 2 at 3:15 PM CST.

Statesmen Perform at NDMEA Conference

March 27, 2015
The Statesmen of NDSU, an all-male choir directed by Dr. Michael Weber, were invited to perform at the North Dakota Music Educator’s Association State Conference, March 26 at the Bismarck Civic Center.

Patnode Featured Artist at NASA Conference

March 27, 2015
Matthew Patnode, Associate Professor of Saxophone, was selected to be a featured jazz artist at the North American Saxophone Alliance (NASA) regional conference,

Wottrich Performance on Chicago's WFMT

January 16, 2015
Tyler Wottrich, Assistant Professor of Piano at the NDSU Challey School of Music, will perform at the Chicago Culture Center on Wednesday, January 21 with Catherine Gregory, flute, as part of the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series.

Lemieux-Wottrich Selected for Lead Opera Role

January 16, 2015
Mariane Lemieux-Wottrich, adjunct professor of voice with the NDSU Challey School of Music, has been selected to perform the lead role of Marie in the FM Opera production of La fille du régiment (The Daughter of the Regiment). 

Challey School of Music Faculty Activities

January 16, 2015
Several faculty members of the Challey School of Music have been sharing their skills and talents throughout the region.

Miller Conducts Fall Festival in Minneapolis

November 14, 2014
Dr. Jo Ann Miller, Director of Choral Activities at the NDSU Challey School of Music, was the guest conductor at the Annual Fall Music Festival presented by the Robbinsdale (MN) Area Schools.

Brekke Featured Soloist

November 14, 2014
Dr. Jeremy Brekke, Associate Professor of High Brass, will be the featured performer with the Park Rapids (MN) Community Band later this month. 

World Premiere of Hagen Arrangement

November 14, 2014
NDSU Challey School of Music Composer-in-Residence Jocelyn Hagen will present world premiere performances of her arrangement of Night of Silence, originally composed by Daniel Kantor. 

Flutist Carol Wincenc to Visit Challey School of Music

October 27, 2014
The North Dakota State University Challey School of Music is proud to announce a recital and masterclass by internationally acclaimed flutist, Carol Wincenc.

Announcing the NDSU Challey Challey School of Music

September 25, 2014
The North Dakota State University Challey School of Music is changing its name to honor two longtime supporters of the program and the university. The Robert and Sheila Challey Challey School of Music will be unveiled prior to a free concert by members of the popular quintet Boston Brass on Wednesday, Oct. 8, at 7:30 p.m. at Festival Concert Hall.

Ayres Awarded Fissinger Choral Composition Prize

September 11, 2014
North Dakota State University Music is pleased to announce the winner of the Edwin Fissinger Choral Composition Prize“The isle is full of noises” by Paul Ayres, a composer and conductor from London, England

Boston Brass Featured Guests at Challey Challey School of Music Inaugural Concert

September 2, 2014
The North Dakota State University Division of Performing Arts is excited to announce the Inaugural Concert for the Robert and Sheila Challey Challey School of Music featuring the world-renowned Boston Brass, October 8 at 7:30 PM in Festival Concert Hall

Hagen to Present Recital

August 21, 2014
Jocelyn Hagen, composer and lecturer at the NDSU Challey School of Music, will present a guest recital featuring pieces from her album MASHUP and upcoming dance opera titled Test Pilot. The recital is scheduled for Thursday, August 28 at 7:30 PM in Beckwith Recital Hall; free and open to the public.


Jung Appointed to City Arts and Culture Commission

July 2, 2015
NDSU Theatre Assistant Director Jess Jung has been appointed to serve on the Arts and Culture Commission by Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney. 

Jung Directs at Source Festival

July 2, 2015
NDSU Theatre Assistant Director Jess Jung directed (a love story) for the Source Festival in Washington, D.C.  Written by Kelly Lusk, the play ran June 5-28, at the Source Theatre.

Theatre NDSU Announces 2015-16 Season

May 29, 2015
North Dakota State University LCT Productions is proud to announce the 2015-16 season for Theatre NDSU.  Tickets will be available August 15 at www.ndsu.edu/performingarts or by calling 701.231.7969.

Varland Selected to Design for Wolf Trap

May 1, 2015
Rooth Varland, Associate Professor and Department Head for NDSU Theatre, has been invited to design costumes for Madama Butterfly by Puccini at the Filene Center at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts outside of Washington, DC. 

Jung Coordinates HOTB Visit

March 27, 2015
Assistant professor Jess Jung coordinated a visit with Sandy Spieler of Heart of the Beast Mask and Puppet Theatre (Minneapolis, MN), March 24-25 in the Walsh Studio Theatre.

Audrey 2 Design Featured on Journal Cover

March 27, 2015
Assistant professors Mark Engler and Tiffany Fier presented a lecture titled “Design for Audrey 2” at the United States Institute for Theatre Technology Exposition, March 18-21 in Cincinnati, OH.

Pace to Present muss es sein

February 3, 2015
Chelsea Pace, Assistant Professor of Movement with NDSU Theatre, will present muss es sein this weekend at the Fargo Public Library – Main Library.  This performance is being presented as part of the community event, BeethovenFest.

Koenig Presents at Conference

November 14, 2014
Hardy Koenig, Assistant Professor of Theatre and Artistic Director, recently presented and acted as an adjudicator at the Iowa Thespians Convention, November 14-15 at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls.

Pace Publishes Book Review

November 14, 2014
Chelsea Pace, Assistant Professor of Movement at NDSU Department of Theatre Arts, has published a book review in Theatre Topics, the official journal of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education.

Jung Directs Radio Plays for Forum Theatre

September 15, 2014
Jess Jung, Assistant Professor of Directing with NDSU Theatre Arts, directed a series of radio plays titled Walking the City of Silence and Stone by Steven Spotswood. The episodes will air on Metro Connection, a Washington, D.C.-based radio production of National Public Radio.

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