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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Luther College to host trumpeter John Marchiando May 9

Principal trumpeter John Marchiando will present a guest recital at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 9, in the Noble Recital Hall in the Jenson-Noble Hall of Music on the Luther College campus. The concert will also feature Du Huang, Luther associate professor of music, piano, and John Cord, Luther assistant professor of music, trumpet. The recital is open to the public with no charge for admission.

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Luther College Jazz Orchestra to perform April 30

In recognition of Jazz Appreciation Month, the Luther College Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Juan Tony Guzmán, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30, in the Main Hall of the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther campus. The performance, part of the Jazz Orchestra's spring tour of the Upper Midwest, is open to the public with no charge for admission. The concert will be streamed live at: stream.luther.edu.

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Jazz Band

Luther College Jazz Band to perform April 29

The Luther College Jazz Band will present a concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, in the Main Hall of the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther campus. The concert is open to the public with no charge for admission. Jazz Band will feature two selections to honor the memory of Fred Sturm, a jazz educator, composer, arranger and friend of jazz at Luther, who passed away last year.

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Stephanie Diebel

Diebel wins Inaugural Orchestral Performance Prize

Stephanie Diebel, Luther College senior from Western Springs, Illinois, was named the first recipient of the college's Richard C. and Joann M. Hemp Prize for Orchestral Performance. The prize, a $5,000 scholarship award, is funded through an endowment established by Richard, Luther class of 1964, and Joann (Harr) Hemp, Luther class of 1965.

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Cantorei

Luther Cantorei and Ringers to perform

Luther College's Cantorei and Luther Ringers will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 24, in the Noble Recital Hall of the Jenson-Noble Hall of Music on the Luther campus. The concert is open to the public with no charge for admission. Together, Cantorei and the Luther Ringers will perform "Peter, Go Ring them Bells" arranged by Gwyn Arch.

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Luther WPE and Varsity Band Concert

The Luther College Wind and Percussion Ensemble and Varsity Band will present a concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, in the Main Hall of the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther campus. The concert is open to the public with no charge for admission.

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Luther Cathedral Choir to perform April 28 in Decorah

Luther College's Cathedral Choir will perform a homecoming concert titled, "I Believe," at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, in the Center for Faith and Life Main Hall on the Luther campus. The performance, open to the public with no charge for admission, concludes the 2015 Cathedral Choir tour.

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Collegiate Chorale

Luther Collegiate Chorale to perform April 21 in Decorah

Luther College's Collegiate Chorale will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, in the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther Campus. The performance, part of the Collegiate Chorale's annual Midwest Tour, is open to the public with no charge of admission.

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Brass Ensemble

Luther College Brass Ensembles to perform

Luther College's Brass Ensembles will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 16, in the Center for Faith and Life Main Hall on the Luther campus. The concert is open to the public with no charge for admission. Luther's Mass Brass Ensemble, Trumpet Ensemble, Horn Choir, Trombone Choir and Tuba Euphonium Ensemble, will perform both modern and classical styles, as well as arrangements and original compositions for brass.

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