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.

Aurora 2013

Luther College presents Family Weekend concert Sept. 20

Luther College's music department will present an evening of choral and instrumental music at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, as part of Family Weekend activities. Seven ensembles will perform, including Aurora, Cantorei, Cathedral Choir, Collegiate Chorale, Norsemen, Wind and Percussion Ensemble and Varsity Band.

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Elkina Duo

Luther College to host Elkina Duo for piano performance Sept. 23

Originating from Russia, identical twins Julia and Irina Elkina have been playing piano together since age five, leading critics to praise the "oneness" with which they perform. Both members of the duo also possess immense individual skill, having studied under Alex Braginsky at the University of Minnesota where they earned doctoral degrees in piano performance.

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Brooke Joyce, Luther associate professor of music and composer-in-residence

Luther College Faculty Showcase Sept. 7

Luther College music faculty will present a showcase concert at 4 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 7, in the Main Hall of the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther campus. The performance is the opening event of the 2014-15 faculty concert season at Luther.

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Weston Noble

Weston Noble Alumni Choir concerts in Decorah and Austin

The Weston Noble Alumni Choir will gather in Decorah starting July 20 for its eighth reunion and concert. The choir, representing Luther classes from 1949 to 2013, will meet for five days of intense rehearsals culminating in two concerts. The choir will give performances in Decorah, Iowa, and Austin, Minnesota, this year.

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DYI Jenson-Noble

DIY In-Home Jenson-Noble

It’s that time of year. The temperature is prime for walks to Whippy Dip, juries are done, and the Showcase Concerts are the only events left on the performance calendar. While the end of the school year is very exciting, we know for many of you who regularly find yourselves in the music building that at some point this summer you're bound to contract a serious case of the "I-Miss-Jenson-Blues." To ease the pain of being gone for three months from your second home here at Luther, these DIY guidelines will help you create your very own in-home Jenson-Noble for those times when you just need a little dose of Luther College Music culture.

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