ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Chamber Singers will celebrate the 333rd birthday of Johann Sebastian Bach with the eighth annual “Bach’s Lunch” on Wednesday, March 21.
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.
After the program, the church will provide a light lunch for performers and audience members. Admission is a freewill donation to NSU music scholarships at the door. NSU students are admitted for free.
The concert will feature Isaac Miller, an oboist from Arizona State University. 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. Allan Jacobson, professor emeritus and piano; Dr. Robert Vodnoy, violin; JoAnne Barry, piano; and Stuart Davidson, organ; Fred Hemke, piano.
NSU student string players performing under the direction of Vodnoy, NSU professor of strings and music history/director of the Aberdeen University-Civic Symphony, include Xin Wang of Nanjing, China; Leandro Fernandez-Moutin of Rosario, Argentina; and Isaac H. Seaton of Aberdeen.
NSU Chamber Singers
Taylor Brekke, Mobridge
Tierra Decker, Huron @
McKinley Hoselton, Richardton, N.D.
Kori Kerwin, Chamberlain
Amanda McIlravy, Philip
Gillian Roda, Buffalo Gap
Joanna Schleich, Mitchell
Elsa Swanson, Chaska, Minn.
Rosemary Vega, Chaska, Minn.
Annie Woodmansey, Pierre
Lindsey Friedrichsen, Huron
Grace Gasperich, Aberdeen @
Kyndra Kranz, Watertown
Christine Powers, Hot Springs
Tabitha Schmidt, Huron
Rachel Smith, Huron
Brooke Thielbar, Luverne, Minn.
Joni Willoughby, Midland
Grace Woodstead, Cooperstown, N.D.
Patrick Calvillo, Walhalla, N.D.
Grant Duvall, Huron
Adam Henning, Watertown
Harrison Homelvig, Bowman, N.D.
Trey Litwiller, Huron
Dylan Rausch, Yankton
Isaac Seaton, Aberdeen
Tanner Shabot-Shultis, Aberdeen
Tyler Smith, Tea
Brandon Barrett, Britton
Tyler Beck, Leola
Eric Bishop, Rapid City
Kevin Boring, Pierre
MacKinley Bruemmer, LaCrosse, Wis.
John Cassens, Faulkton
Scott Glodt, Hoven
Michael Lytle, Rapid City
Zach Martinmaas, Aberdeen
Adam Rye, Sioux Falls
Salvatore Scavo, Hightstown, N.J.
For more information about Bach’s Lunch, please contact Woods at Timothy.Woods@northern.edu.
About Northern State University
Northern State University is a regional university that offers outstanding academics and exceptional extracurricular activities at an affordable price on a safe, welcoming campus. Northern State recently announced its Educational Impact Campaign, with a goal of raising $45 million for a new South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, new athletic and recreation fields, and an on-campus regional sports complex. Once the campaign is complete, NSU will be the recipient of more than $100 million in privately funded building projects and scholarships within a decade. To learn more, visit NSU Admissions.