eing in the Music Department has been such a positive experience. They really want you to achieve and get the most from your education."
Vocal music education major, theater minor
The 45th annual South Dakota Jazz Festival concert will feature legendary Cuban-born jazz pianist Nachito Herrera. MORE
NSU's Dominant 7 will perform at the inauguration ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda and during the Governor’s Ball grand march. MORE
Dr. Greg Blair's 'The Way We Get By: Aesthetic Engagement with Place' was published in the Journal of Art for Life. MORE
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Maybe you belong onstage – or backstage. Maybe you were made to create perfect paintings – or compose masterful music. No matter your artistic calling, your home is the NSU School of Fine Arts.
The NSU School of Fine Arts is the largest in South Dakota, encompassing art, and music and theatre.
The spacious, gracious Johnson Fine Arts Center hosts more than 60 fine arts events each year, put on by the talented students and faculty of the NSU School of Fine Arts.
At Northern, talented faculty will inspire you to grow as an artist and excel in your chosen passion.
Our school has a long and illustrious history of influence in the arts of the region; learn more about our emeritus faculty.