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.

Joan deAlbuquerque

Luther College Homecoming concert Oct. 12

The Luther College Homecoming Concert, featuring the college's premiere touring ensembles, is 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, in the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther campus. The concert includes performances by the Luther Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Daniel Baldwin; Nordic Choir, conducted by Allen Hightower; and Concert Band, conducted by Joan deAlbuquerque.

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Allen Hightower

Luther College Nordic Choir to perform Fall Concert Nov. 2

The Luther College Nordic Choir will perform in concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2 in the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther College campus. The concert, open to the public with no charge for admission, is part of a pre-cursor tour for 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.

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Carla Hanson

Faculty Artist Series: Luther's Carla Hanson to perform voice recital Oct. 5

Carla Hanson, Luther College adjunct faculty in music, will perform a Spanish voice recital at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, in the Noble Recital Hall of the Jenson-Noble Hall of Music on the Luther campus. The recital is part of a touring series Hanson performs with her friend and collaborator, Ainhoa Urkijo, former Luther College faculty member.

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Ben Sides

There and back again: an international immersion

Share the experience of living abroad for five weeks with Luther student Ben Sides. Ben traveled to two universities and across the countryside of Scotland this summer, one of just 10 students selected to travel as part of a Fulbright educational experience.

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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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