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.

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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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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