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.

Jessica Paul

Faculty and students present final SONG JAM April 4

Bringing a close to nine years of unique performances, the final SONG JAM, part of a performance series devoted to art song by women composers, will take place at 5:15 p.m. Monday, April 4, in the Recital Hall of the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther campus. This performance, open to the public with no charge for admission, features pieces by composers Cécile Chaminade, Nadia Boulanger, Pauline Viardot-Garcia, Lita Grier, Judith Cloud, Mary Howe and Madeleine Dring.

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Luther College Concert Band Homecoming Concert

The Luther College Concert Band will close their 2016 spring break Midwest tour with a final performance at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 31, in the Center for Faith and Life Main Hall on the Luther campus.

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Symphony Orchestra 2014-15 teaser

Luther College Symphony Orchestra to perform concert March 17

Performing the works of two prolific 20th century composers, the Luther College Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Daniel Baldwin, will present their spring concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 17, in the Center for Faith and Life Main Hall on the Luther campus.

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'Identity and the Academy: Embracing Change' lecture Feb. 16 at Luther College

Is self-actualization a uniquely human process or do systems, such as academic institutions, follow a similar path? From their respective disciplines of chemistry and social work, Luther professors Brad Chamberlain and Britt Rhodes will discuss what they see changing and remaining the same in their lives, disciplines and institution. The lecture, titled "Identity and the Academy: Embracing Change," will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, in the Recital Hall of the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther campus.

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Luther College to host violist Justin Knoepfel Feb. 20

The Luther College music department is pleased to host Luther alumnus Justin Knoepfel in a guest viola recital at 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, in the Noble Recital Hall of the Jenson-Noble Hall of Music on the Luther campus. Knoepfel will give a lecture, "Discerning a Vocation in Music," at 6 p.m., following the recital, in the Choir Room of the Jenson-Noble Hall of Music.

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