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"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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Luther College Registered Chamber group recital Dec. 4

The Luther College Music Department presents a group recital consisting of Luther's registered chamber groups at 9 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4. in the Noble Recital Hall in the Jensen-Noble Hall of Music. This event is open to the public with no charge for admission.

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Luther College Jazz Orchestra Concert Nov. 19

The Luther College Jazz Orchestra and Vocal Jazz will perform a concert showcasing Swing Era pieces and contemporary styles at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, in the Center for Faith and Life Main Hall on the Luther campus. The performance features several Luther students’ improvised solos during compositions written by distinguished jazz musicians.

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Christmas at Luther

Luther College offers Christmas at Luther Visit Event

Luther College is hosting a Christmas at Luther Visit Event on Thursday, Nov. 30, for high school seniors interested in participating in music at Luther. The admissions event culminates in the evening's "Christmas at Luther" performance. Held in the Center for Faith and Life, the musical celebration features Luther's six choirs, Luther Ringers and the Symphony Orchestra.

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Chamber Orchestra

Luther College Chamber Orchestra Concert Nov. 16

Luther College Chamber Orchestra will present a fall concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, in the Main Hall of the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther campus. The performance is open to the public with no charge for admission.

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Thomanerchor Leipzig

Center Stage Series: Thomanerchor Leipzig to perform at Luther College Nov. 18

The community is invited for the rare opportunity to hear Thomanerchor Leipzig, the St. Thomas Choir of Leipzig once directed by J. S. Bach, as part of Luther College's Center Stage Series. Established in 1212, representing more than 800 years of musical tradition, the iconic Thomanerchor Leipzig will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, in Luther's Center for Faith and Life Main Hall. The concert is part of the choir's larger tour celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

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Fall Opera Scenes

Fall Opera Scenes Performance to be held Nov. 17-18

Featuring scenes from "Carmen" and "Don Giovanni," Luther College will perform "Fall Opera Scenes: Close Encounters" at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, and 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, in the Noble Recital Hall of the Jenson-Noble Hall of Music on the Luther campus.

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Christmas at Luther

'The Tree of Life My Soul Hath Seen'

In celebration of the holiday season, the faith of the community and the continued celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, Luther College will present the 2017 production of "Christmas at Luther" Nov. 30-Dec. 3 in the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther campus. This is the 38th season of "Christmas at Luther" performances. 

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Luther College Symphony Orchestra Concert Nov. 12

The Luther College Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Daniel Baldwin, will present their fall concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, in the Main Hall of the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther College campus.

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