Press Release

Luther College News Release

*Sample Press Release for 2015 Midwest Tour*

What: Luther College Nordic Choir Performance in <<insert city name>>
Where:
<<insert concert location>>
When:
<<insert date and time>>
Concert tickets/info:
<<insert ticket sales phone number/web site>>

For high-resolution photos, visit: https://www.luther.edu/music/nordic-choir/sponsor-info/photos/

For immediate release
Contact: Eric Ellingsen
Phone: 563-387-1267
E-mail: eric.ellingsen@luther.edu

Nordic Choir to perform <<insert date>> in <<insert city name>>

DECORAH, Iowa—The Luther College Nordic Choir, one of the top a cappella college choirs in the nation, will perform <<insert date>> at <<insert time>> at <<insert concert site name and address>>. The concert performance by the 72-member Nordic Choir is open to the public. For tickets:<<insert tickets sales number and/or web site>>.

The <<insert city name>> concert is part of the Nordic Choir’s 2015 Midwest Tour. The choir tours annually and has performed around the world, appearing in Norway, England, Germany, Russia, Poland, Hungary, Romania, the Baltic countries, Mexico and the Caribbean. Nordic Choir has also appeared throughout the United States, performing in well-known concert halls as Lincoln Center in New York and the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. Allen Hightower, director of choral activities and professor of music at Luther, is the conductor of the Nordic Choir preceded by Craig Arnold and the 57-year tenure of Weston Noble.

Luther is home to one of the largest collegiate music programs in the world with six choirs, three bands, three orchestras, two jazz bands and numerous chamber ensembles, totaling nearly 1,000 student musicians. Luther's students perform in large ensembles, faculty-coached chamber groups, private lessons and master classes. More than 300 music majors study music theory/ear training, history, education, composition, church music and performance.


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