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.

Weston Noble Alumni Choir 2015

Weston Noble Alumni Choir presents final reunion concert at Luther

The Weston Noble Alumni Choir, with several combinations of parents and children, siblings and cousins, will gather in Decorah starting July 26 for its ninth and final reunion and concert. The choir, representing Luther classes 1949 to 2013, will meet for five days of intense rehearsals culminating in the final reunion concert that features a performance by award winning tenor Eric Cutler, Luther class of 1999.

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Emily Alcock, Luther College class of 2017

Touring Vienna

Emily Alcock, Luther class of 2017, toured Vienna with the Luther College Symphony Orchestra in January 2015. Emily's mom, Sherry Alcock, Luther's executive director of Alumni Relations and Development Services, was able to meet up with the orchestra on tour as part of being named the Staff Excellence Award winner.

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Messiah CD

Luther Music Department to release new live album, 'Handel's "Messiah"'

The Luther College Music Department is proud to present the newest recording of Handel's "Messiah." The album is compiled from live recordings of the performances at the Center for Faith and Life Main Hall at Luther College on March 27, and Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on March 29. The physical and digital format of the album are available online at  https://www.luther.edu/music/messiah/,or at the Luther College Book Shop for $25.

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Nordic Choir and Symphony Orchestra perform May 23

The Luther College Nordic Choir and Symphony Orchestra will perform together in the Saturday Music Showcase at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, May 23, 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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Concert Band and Jazz Orchestra perform May 22

The Luther College Concert Band and Jazz Orchestra will perform together for a Music Showcase, part of Luther's Commencement weekend events, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 22, in the Main Hall of the Center for Faith and Life. The performance is open to the public with no charge for admission.

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The Magic Flute teaser

Luther Spring Opera presents 'The Magic Flute'

Imagine a fantastical realm ruled by an evil queen, populated by bird people and mystical animals, with a prince attempting to rescue a princess as the Luther College Music Department presents Mozart's "The Magic Flute" at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 8-9, in the Main Hall of the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther campus.

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