The Reluctant Dragon

NDSCS Performing Arts Department to present fall play

11-20-2020
The North Dakota State College of Science Performing Arts Department will present its fall play, The Reluctant Dragon, at 7 p.m. on November 26 through November 29.

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NDSCS students named to North Dakota All-Collegiate Band

Saxophone with music
03-02-2020

Three students from the North Dakota State College of Science have been named to the North Dakota Intercollegiate Band. The students are:

  • Christopher Church, Fargo, N.D. – Tuba
  • Mary Goroski, Wahpeton, N.D. – Percussion
  • R.J. Hutcherson, Colfax, N.D. – Euphonium

The North Dakota Intercollegiate Band has become an annual tradition in the state, and this marks the third year NDSCS has had participation in the group. The students performed with instrumentalists from other North Dakota colleges at a concert in Minot, N.D. on February 29.

High School Bands to join NDSCS for Community Band Concert

Music Notes
02-18-2020

Band students from Wahpeton High School and Breckenridge (Minn.) High School will join the Concert Band from North Dakota State College of Science to perform a concert on Monday, February 24 at 7:00 p.m.

The public is invited to the concert, which will be held in the Bremer Bank Theatre in the Harry Stern and Ella Stern Cultural Center on the NDSCS campus in Wahpeton. The combined band will be directed by Guest Conductor Dr. Sigurd Johnson from North Dakota State University.

NDSCS Performing Arts Department to present Holiday Concert

Holiday Concert Poster
12-02-2019

The NDSCS Performing Arts Department will present its Holiday Concert on Tuesday, December 10, 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.

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

The concert will include a guest performance by The Acapella Express under the direction of Megan Argall. The Acapella Express has been an active women’s choral group in the Fargo-Moorhead area for more than 60 years.

The concert is free and open to the public. A reception following the concert will be held in the lobby of the Harry Stern and Ella Stern Cultural Center.

NDSCS Performing Arts Department to present fall play

Fall Play poster
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 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.

CLUE is based on the screenplay by Jonathan Lynn with additional material by Hunter Foster, Sandy Rustin and Eric Prince. It is based on the Paramount Pictures motion pictures and the Hasbro board game CLUE, and includes original music by David Abbinanti.

NDSCS Performing Arts Department to present Fall Concert October 29

Fall Concert
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.

The concert will include performances by the NDSCS Jazz Band under the direction of Dr. Adam Hollingsworth, and the NDSCS Wildcat Singers under the direction of Bryan Poyzer. The groups are kicking off their touring season.

The concert is free and open to the public.

Local music ensembles join NDSCS for spring Band and Choir Festival

Saxophone with music
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

Music with fall leaves
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

12 Angry Men poster
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.