Performing Arts

Performing Arts at NDSCS includes choir, band and theater!

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Music Transfer
Music Transfer

The Music transfer plan provides general education courses in a core curriculum for students planning a music major at a college or university.

  • Type: A.A. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Liberal Arts Transfer, Education and Training


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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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Fall Play poster

NDSCS Performing Arts Department to present fall play

11-08-2019
The North Dakota State College of Science Performing Arts Department will present its fall play, CLUE, at 7 p.m. on November 14 and 15, and 1 p.m. on November 16.

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Fall Concert

NDSCS Performing Arts Department to present Fall Concert October 29

10-23-2019
The NDSCS Performing Arts Department will present its first concert of the season on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 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.

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Saxophone and music notes

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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Saxophone and music

NDSCS Performing Arts Department to present Holiday Concert December 4

11-27-2018
The NDSCS Performing Arts Department will present its holiday concert on December 4, 2018.

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The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe

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

11-02-2018
The NDSCS Performing Arts Department will present its fall play, The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe.

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NDSCS Performing Arts Department to present Fall Concert October 23

Music with fall leaves
10-10-2018

The NDSCS Performing Arts Department will present its first concert of the season on Tuesday, October 23, 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 include performances by the NDSCS Concert Band and Jazz Band under the direction of Dr. Adam Hollingsworth, and the NDSCS Concert Choir and Wildcat Singers under the direction of Bryan Poyzer.

The concert is free and open to the public. Free-will donations will be accepted.

Saxophone with music

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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