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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Performing Arts

The Performing Arts Department offers many opportunities for students on campus to participate in the fine arts.  Classes in music theory, appreciation, drama, as well as vocal and instrumental music are offered daily at the Stern Cultural Center.  Click here for more information about individual ensembles.

Music Classes

For additional information regarding individual classes, transferable credits, or audition requirements, contact Program Coordinator Bryan Poyzer at 701-671-2872 or bryan.poyzer@ndscs.edu.

Click here to learn more about performing arts academic course and Liberal Arts transfer options.

Instrumental Music

For more information, contact Dr. Adam Hollingsworth at 701-671-2871 or adam.hollingsworth@ndscs.edu.

Concert Band
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Vocal Music

For additional information contact Bryan Poyzer at 701-671-2872 or bryan.poyzer@ndscs.edu.

Choir
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Theater

For additional information contact Melissa Frank at 701-671-2871 or melissa.e.frank@ndscs.edu.

Theater
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