Know the Score

"Know the Score" is the official blog of the Luther College Music Department. Students, faculty, and staff provide content on music tours, concerts, recitals and scholarship happening on and away from Luther's Decorah, Iowa campus.

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Calliope Duo to perform at Luther Oct. 28

The Calliope Duo, featuring Elizabeth McNutt, flute, and Shannon Wettstein, piano, will perform a guest recital at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, in the Noble Recital Hall of the Jenson-Noble Music Hall on the Luther campus. The performance is open to the public with no charge for admission and features recent solo and chamber works by Mario Lavista, José-Luis Hurtado, Arturo Furentes, Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez and a world premiere by Iowa composer, Harvey Sollberger.

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Composing Homecoming

Brooke Joyce, Luther's composer-in-residence, gives an honorary nod to Homecoming with a short video of excerpts from the composition studio reunion concert.

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Carole Terry, organist

Luther College to host Concert Organist Carole Terry Oct. 14

Carole Terry, guest concert organist, will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, in the Main Hall of the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther Campus. The concert is being presented as Luther's annual Benefactor Organ Recital, which features outstanding artists of international caliber performing on the Robert Sipe mechanical action organ.

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Jon Ailabouni

Luther College Jazz Ensembles performing in Marty's Oct. 10

College Jazz Band and Jazz Orchestra will perform at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, in Marty's in the Dahl Centennial Union on Luther's campus. The Jazz Band is dedicated to featuring improvisation by student soloists and presenting swinging arrangements that will have audiences heading for the dance floor.

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CANCELLED: Faculty Artist Series: Karen Kanakis to perform voice recital Oct. 15

Karen Kanakis, Luther College associate professor of music, will present a voice recital at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, in the Noble Recital Hall of the Jenson-Noble Music Hall on Luther campus. The program features music sung entirely in Italian by various composers including Franz Liszt, Giuseppe Verdi, Paolo Tosti, Gioachino Rossini and Reynaldo Hahn.

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Joan deAlbuquerque

Luther College Homecoming concert Oct. 12

The Luther College Homecoming Concert, featuring the college's premiere touring ensembles, is 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, in the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther campus. The concert includes performances by the Luther Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Daniel Baldwin; Nordic Choir, conducted by Allen Hightower; and Concert Band, conducted by Joan deAlbuquerque.

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Allen Hightower

Luther College Nordic Choir to perform Fall Concert Nov. 2

The Luther College Nordic Choir will perform in concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2 in the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther College campus. The concert, open to the public with no charge for admission, is part of a pre-cursor tour for the Nordic Choir's 2015 Midwest Tour. The choir tours annually and has performed around the world, appearing in Norway, England, Germany, Russia, Poland, Hungary, Romania, the Baltic countries, Mexico and the Caribbean.

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Carla Hanson

Faculty Artist Series: Luther's Carla Hanson to perform voice recital Oct. 5

Carla Hanson, Luther College adjunct faculty in music, will perform a Spanish voice recital at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, in the Noble Recital Hall of the Jenson-Noble Hall of Music on the Luther campus. The recital is part of a touring series Hanson performs with her friend and collaborator, Ainhoa Urkijo, former Luther College faculty member.

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