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 Homecoming Concert Oct. 18

Featuring the college's premiere touring ensembles, the Luther College Homecoming Concert is 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, in the Center for Faith and Life Main Hall on the Luther campus. The concert includes performances by the Luther Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Daniel Baldwin; Concert Band, conducted by Joan deAlbuquerque; and Nordic Choir, conducted by Allen Hightower.

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What if our leaders took a lesson from musicians?

Professor Joyce suggests that perhaps instead of the best bosses having to "lie and manipulate to save money and jobs," we should let musicians demonstrate good leadership and use orchestras, bands and choirs as models of good contemporary organizations.

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Luther College opera alumni to host career talks

Talking about their experiences at Luther College and their path into professional singing careers, Luther alumni Andrew Stenson and Emily Fons will be presenting career talks at Luther in October. Stenson, class of 2008, will speak at 9:40 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, and Fons, class of 2006, will speak at 9:40 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 15. Both career talks will be held in the Noble Recital Hall of the Jenson-Noble Hall of Music on the Luther campus.

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Luther's Jacob Lassetter, Karen Kanakis and Jessica Paul to perform Oct. 3

Performing with guest artists John Hines and Dmitri Vorobiev from the University of Northern Iowa, Jacob Lassetter, Luther College assistant professor of music; Karen Kanakis, Luther associate professor of music; and Jessica Paul, Luther professor of music, will perform a recital at 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, in the Noble Recital Hall in Jenson-Noble Hall of Music on the Luther campus.

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Luther College to host Iowa Connection Trio

Featuring three highly acclaimed Iowa-based musicians, Luther College's music department will host the Iowa Connection Trio in a guest recital at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 4, in the Noble Recital Hall of the Jenson-Noble Hall of Music on the Luther campus.

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