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Alumnus to lead percussion ensemble at prestigious national conference

NATCHITOCHES – An ensemble led by Northwestern State University alumnus Jim Gist has been selected to participate in one of the largest band and orchestra conferences in the country.

The North Forney (Texas) High School Percussion Ensemble has been invited to perform at The 74th Midwest Clinic, an international band and orchestra conference on December 16-19 […]

Senior dance students disappointed, but understand the show can’t go on

NATCHITOCHES – One of the highlights of a dance student’s career at Northwestern State University is the opportunity for your original work to be performed at the annual Senior Dance Concert.

Due to the COVID-19 virus, this year’s seniors, De’Vante Bethley of Baton Rouge, Samantha Burgess of Denham Springs and Cathleen Oviedo of Covington, won’t be […]

NSU Theatre will stage drama “Doubt: A Parable”

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern Theatre and Dance will perform “Doubt: A Parable” on March 11-15 and 17-20 in Theatre West. The play begins March 11-14 and 17-20 at 7:30 p.m. and March 15 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 and $12 for senior citizens and children under 12. NSU, Louisiana School for Math, Science and the […]

Saxophone virtuosos to highlight Sax Fest on March 15

NATCHITOCHES – The Dear School of Creative and Performing Arts at Northwestern State University will host its annual SaxFest on Sunday March 15.

The event will include master classes for high school and collegiate saxophone players beginning at 11:30 a.m., a Legere Reed Clinic and Sax Choir reading session. The highlight will be a 4 p.m. […]

Wind ensemble, concert bands to perform this week

NATCHITOCHES – The NSU Wind Ensemble along with the Magale Concert Band and Fredericks Concert Band will perform this week. The NSU Wind Ensemble will perform on Wednesday, March 4 at 7:30 p.m. and the Magale Concert Band and Fredericks Concert Band will present a concert on Thursday, March 5 at 7:30 p.m. Both concerts […]

Ninkasi Percussion Quartet to wrap up six-day tour at NSU

NATCHITOCHES – The Ninkasi Percussion Quartet will present a recital at Northwestern State University on Saturday, Feb. 29 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public. The group will perform the percussion music of Marc Mellits, who is a faculty member at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Members […]