Dr. Kenneth Boulton and JoAnne Barry will present “Music for Piano Four-Hands” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, in NSU’s Krikac Auditorium.

For more than 27 years, Boulton and Barry have presented piano duet and duo concerts throughout the United States and Europe. Enthusiastic advocates of piano ensemble playing, the husband and wife team are in demand for their lecture-demonstrations of four-hand technique and repertoire, particularly works appropriate for student use.

Northern State University will host a grand opening of the Confucius Institute’s Chinese Cultural Center on Thursday, Feb. 23, featuring a demonstration by a renowned Chinese paper-cutting artist.

The grand opening begins at 6 p.m. in NSU’s Williams Library. Speakers will include Dr. Greg DePies, interim director of the NSU Confucius Institute; Dr. Timothy Downs, NSU president; and Dr. Alan LaFave, NSU provost and vice president for academic affairs. Tao Wang’s paper-cutting presentation will take place at 7 p.m.

The third annual Lamont-Rhodes Lecture will bring an expert in agricultural economics to the campus of Northern State University.

Dr. Michael Boehlje’s speech, presented by the NSU School of Business and Dacotah Bank, will take place on Thursday, April 6. The event begins with a brunch buffet at 7:30 a.m. in Dacotah Hall. Boehlje will speak at 8:30 a.m. in Krikac Auditorium.

Tickets are $20, or $125 per a group of 8.

For more information or to RSVP, please contact the NSU Foundation at 605-626-2550.

November 18, 2017

Dakota Events Center

Aberdeen, S.D.

Enjoy an evening featuring entertainment, silent and live auctions, a gourmet dinner and an opportunity to impact students' lives by supporting the scholarship program at Northern State University. Over the past decade, Northern Night has raised more than $1,060,000 and enabled NSU to continue its tradition of institutional scholarships or financial aid to more than 90 percent of our students. Join us! Learn more at Northern Night.

Northern State University will honor the 332nd birthday of Johann Sebastian Bach with the seventh annual Bach’s Lunch on Wednesday, March 22. The concert will begin at noon at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1620 Milwaukee Ave. S.E. Bach’s Lunch will feature the NSU Chamber Singers, under the direction of NSU Director of Choral Activities Dr. Timothy Woods. Several NSU music faculty and friends will also perform, including Dr. Kenneth Boulton, dean of the School of Fine Arts and piano; Dr. Darci Bultema, soprano; Dr. Audrey Miller, clarinet; Dr.

Join Dr. Robert Vodnoy and the Aberdeen University/Civic Symphony on February 25. The prgram selections, sure to warm your musical soul on a cold winter's evening, are highlighted by Schumann's Symphony No. 4 in D Minor and winners of the 2016 NSU Concerto/Aria Competition. Dr. Jean Marie Hellner, a scholar on the music and life of Robert Schumann, will give a pre-concert talk.

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