The NDSU Gold Star Marching Band presents "Sounds of the Gridiron," a free concert at the Fargodome on Sunday, Nov. 22 at 2 p.m. The band will march and perform its 2015 Bison pre-game show with select standards from its half-time show.
More than 80 percent of the band members are pursuing majors other than music. The Gold Star Marching Band has 175 students in 63 majors as diverse as veterinary science, criminal justice and accounting, who share a commitment to performing rousing music and boosting school spirit.
A staged reading of Bang, Bang You're Dead, a one act play, by William Mastrosimone followed by a talk-back session with guest speakers West Fargo Superintendent Dr. David Flowers and a local School Psychologist, concluded by a candlelight vigil.
Stage reading will include performers and special guest speakers, both students and staff, from participating high schools in the Fargo and West Fargo School District.
A conference about networking, advocating & activating the arts throughout North Dakota, March 7, 2016, will take place at the Plains Art Museum, Fargo, North Dakota. Visit artsnorthdakota.com for details and registration.
Out of the heartland of America, stomping grounds of Truman and Twain, "powerhouse" troubadour Dana Cooper dedicated himself to a life of music over 40 years ago. This song poet engages and inspires audiences around the world with his quick wit, insightful stories and commanding presence. He is the recipient of the 2014 Heritage Musician award from Pilgrim Center for the Arts in Kansas City, MO.
Performance Dates: July 14 - 16, July 20 - 23, and July 26 - 30, 2016 at Bluestem Center for the Arts, home of Trollwood Performing Arts School. Tickets: Group sales will open in January and the regular box office will open in June.
Free pre-concert talk begins 45 minutes before each concert in Beckwith Recital hall with conductor Christopher Zimmerman and soloist Rebecca Davis
A CONCERT OF QUINTESSENTIALLY AMERICAN INSPIRATION AND EXHILARATION FEATURING…
A Juilliard-trained prodigy who suddenly decided, at the start of a brilliant career as a concert pianist and Juilliard teacher, to walk away from music and not touch a piano for more than twenty years… who later moved to Minnesota and re-ignited her international performing career. (Guest Soloist REBECCA DAVIS)
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North Dakota Council on the Arts
It is our mission to promote, preserve and perpetuate the arts in North Dakota.
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