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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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Local music ensembles join NDSCS for spring Band and Choir Festival

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02-25-2016

The North Dakota State College of Science Band and Choir Festival will be held on Monday, February 29, 2016 at the Bremer Bank Theatre in the Harry Stern and Ella Stern Cultural Center on the Wahpeton campus at 7:30 p.m.

The festival will feature band and choir ensembles from NDSCS, Wahpeton High School and Breckenridge High School.

Under the direction of guest conductor Dr. Kyle Mack, the combined bands will perform a total of four pieces. Mack has been a member of the North Dakota State University faculty since 1993 and currently teaches applied trombone/euphonium, conducting and music education classes in addition to directing the Jazz Studies program.

The combined choirs are also set to perform four pieces under the direction of guest conductor Matthew Endreson. Endreson currently serves as the Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton High School Choral Director and is in his fourteenth year in music education.

The festival is free and open to the public. Free-will donations will be accepted following the performance in the Harry Stern and Ella Stern Cultural Center lobby.

NDSCS Performing Arts Department to Present Fall Concert October 17

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10-11-2016

The North Dakota State College of Science Concert Choir, Concert Band, Wildcat Singers and Wildcat Jazz Band will hold their annual fall concert on Monday, October 17, 2016 at the Bremer Bank Theatre in the Harry Stern and Ella Stern Cultural Center at 7:30 p.m.

The concert will be the first for incoming instrumental director Adam Hollingsworth. Dr. Hollingsworth comes to NDSCS from his recent adjunct position teaching brass and assisting the Gold Star Marching Band at North Dakota State University.

The Concert Band will perform four selections under the direction of Hollingsworth. The Concert Choir is set to perform four numbers under the direction of Choral Director Bryan Poyzer.

The Fall Concert will feature a piano solo performed by Wayne Doe of Coon Rapids, Minn. The Wildcat Jazz Band and Wildcat Singers will conclude the concert by performing a variety of popular pieces.

The concert is free and open to the public.

NDSCS Performing Arts Department to Present Fall Play November 8-10

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11-03-2016

The North Dakota State College of Science Performing Arts Department will present its fall play, Twelve Angry Men, nightly at 7:00 p.m. November 8-10, 2016 in the Bremer Bank Theatre in the Harry Stern and Ella Stern Cultural Center on the NDSCS campus in Wahpeton. Admission to the play is free.

Twelve Angry Men, based on the Emmy award winning television movie by Reginald Rose, is adapted by Sherman L. Sergel and produced by special arrangement with the Dramatic Publishing Company of Woodstock, Illinois.

NDSCS Performing Arts to present Holiday Concert December 8

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12-01-2016

The North Dakota State College of Science Concert Band and Concert Choir will hold their annual Holiday Concert at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at the Bremer Bank Theatre in the Harry Stern and Ella Stern Cultural Center on the NDSCS campus in Wahpeton.

The Concert Band will perform five selections under the direction of Dr. Adam Hollingsworth, and the Concert Choir will perform five numbers under the direction of Bryan Poyzer. The concert will also include two vocal ensemble performances.

The concert is free and open to the public. Free-will donations will be accepted at a reception following the performance in the lobby.

NDSCS Students Named to North Dakota All-Collegiate Men’s Choir

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01-19-2017

Four students from North Dakota State College of Science have been named to the North Dakota All-Collegiate Men’s Choir. The students are:
Jeremiah Heupel, Medina, N.D.
Madison Nelson-Gira, Wahpeton, N.D.
Daniel Paluck, Dickinson, N.D.
Dakota Kleinsasser, Jamestown, N.D.

These students will perform with singers from other North Dakota colleges at a concert on February 4, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at North Dakota State University.

The All-Collegiate Men’s Choir is an annual tradition at the annual North Dakota convention for the America Choral Directors Association. The concert will be held in conjunction with the North Dakota High School All-State Choirs.

Local music ensembles to join NDSCS for Choir Festival

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02-17-2017

The NDSCS Concert Choir will be joined by the choirs from Wahpeton High School and Breckenridge High School for a Choir Festival on Monday, February 27, 2017, at the Bremer Bank Theatre in the Harry Stern and Ella Stern Cultural Center on the NDSCS campus in Wahpeton at 7:00 p.m. The festival is free and open to the public.

Each choir will perform separately, then the choirs will join together in a mass choir performance directed by NDSCS Choir Director Bryan Poyzer.

“It’s quite an enjoyable experience to see these high school and college musicians working together,” said Poyzer. “The public will love the variety of songs selected by Joyce Manning and Dean Aamodt. There is something for everyone.”

This annual concert event will rotate annually with the concert bands. NDSCS Band Director Dr. Adam Hollingsworth is excited to begin collaborating with local high schools for the band festival, which is scheduled for 2018.

NDSCS Students Participate in North Dakota Intercollegiate Band Festival

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03-08-2017

Three students from the North Dakota State College of Science participated in the North Dakota Intercollegiate Band Festival in Fargo in February. The students are:
• Anna Danforth, string bass, Monticello, Minn.
• Katrina Goodhart, flute, Hawley, Minn.
• Dilan Kluver-Pasche, trumpet, Hoffman, Minn.

The students participated in a series of rehearsals with students from 11 colleges and universities across the state, followed by a concert.

This is the first year NDSCS has participated in the North Dakota Intercollegiate Band, which is in its 16th year. The North Dakota Intercollegiate Band is a joint effort of collegiate band directors to provide a high-caliber musical experience to student musicians.

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NDSCS Performing Arts Department to present School House Rock Live! Jr.

03-21-2017
The North Dakota State College of Science Performing Arts Department will present its spring play, School House Rock Live! Jr.

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