Performing Arts

Performing Arts at NDSCS includes choir, band and theater!

 

If you’re interested in the arts while attending NDSCS, the Performing Arts Department offers instrumental, vocal and theater opportunities.

Concert Choir

The NDSCS Concert Choir performs a variety of literature from all eras and is open to all college students.  The choir rehearses twice a week with additional opportunities for smaller ensembles and private voice. The choir presents concerts on campus, tours regionally each December, and tours nationally every other year.

Concert Band

The Concert Band performs a variety of band literature and is open to all college students. The band rehearses twice a week with additional opportunities for smaller ensembles and private lessons.  The band presents concerts on campus, participates at homecoming, and tours nationally every other year.

Wildcat Singers

The NDSCS Wildcat Singers are an auditioned group of concert choir singers that sing popular music.  The Singers perform regionally each month and visit school districts throughout the state.  The group rehearses twice a week, learns dance routines, and is accompanied by a rhythm section.

Wildcat Jazz Band

The NDSCS Wildcat Jazz Band is an auditioned group of concert band students that performs jazz standards and contemporary pieces. The Band performs regionally each month and visits school districts throughout the state.  The group rehearses twice a week and students have opportunities to explore jazz methods and improvisation.

Theater

NDSCS offers two classes in drama and presents a production each semester that is open to the public.  There are many opportunities for students to participate on and off stage in various roles.  Drama students may also attend professional productions as part as their education.

Private Lessons

NDSCS offers private instruction in voice, piano, all band instruments, and bass guitar.  Students will attend weekly lessons and are expected to complete a jury/recital at the end of each semester.

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NDSCS Performing Arts department to present two concerts in April

04-04-2019
The NDSCS Performing Arts department will present two concerts in April.

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NDSCS Spring Play

NDSCS Performing Arts Department to present spring play

03-18-2019
The NDSCS Performing Arts Department will present its spring play on March 26 and 27.

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Community Choir Concert

High School Choirs to join NDSCS for Community Choir Concert

02-14-2019
Choir students from Wahpeton High School and Breckenridge High School will join the choir from NDSCS.

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NDSCS All-Collegiate Choir members

NDSCS students named to North Dakota All-Collegiate Choir

02-04-2019
Three students from the NDSCS Concert Choir were named to the 2019 North Dakota All-Collegiate Choir.

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NDSCS Performing Arts Department to present Holiday Concert December 4

Saxophone and music
11-27-2018

The NDSCS Performing Arts Department will present its holiday concert on December 4, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. in the Bremer Bank Theatre in the Harry Stern and Ella Stern Cultural Center on the NDSCS campus in Wahpeton.

The concert will feature the NDSCS Concert Band under the direction of Dr. Adam Hollingsworth and the NDSCS Concert Choir under the direction of Bryan Poyzer.

Free will donations will be accepted and there will be a reception following the concert.

NDSCS Performing Arts Department to present its fall play: The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe

The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe
11-02-2018

The North Dakota State College of Science Performing Arts Department will present its fall play, The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe, at 7:00 p.m. on November 15 and 16, and 1:00 p.m. on November 17 in the Bremer Bank Theatre in the Harry Stern and Ella Stern Cultural Center on the NDSCS campus in Wahpeton. Admission is $5 for adults, and $1 for students.

The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe is dramatized by Joseph Robinette from the story by C.S.Lewis, and produced by special arrangement with The Dramatic Publishing Company.

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NDSCS Performing Arts Department to present Fall Concert October 23

10-10-2018
The NDSCS Performing Arts Department will present its first concert of the season on Tuesday, October 23, 2018.

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NDSCS Performing Arts department to present two concerts in April

04-11-2018
The NDSCS Performing Arts department will present two concerts in April.

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Charlotte's Web

NDSCS Performing Arts Department to present Charlotte’s Web

03-22-2018
The NDSCS Performing Arts Department will present its spring play, Charlotte’s Web.

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High School Bands to join NDSCS for Band Festival

01-26-2018
The bands from Wahpeton High School and Breckenridge High School will join the band from North Dakota State College of Science to perform a free concert.

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