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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 […]

Pianist Alexandra Mascolo-David to highlight Brazilian composer Feb. 26

NATCHITOCHES – Pianist Alexandra Mascolo-David will perform at Northwestern State University on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. The concert is part of the Louisiana Piano Series International. Tickets are $15. Students are admitted free. Dr. Francis Yang and Dr. Christine Burczyk Allen are the organizers of the Louisiana Piano Series […]

Yankowski print accepted into 2 print competitions

NATCHITOCHES – A print by Northwestern State University Professor of Art Michael Yankowski has been accepted into two national print competitions.  His limited edition, hand-drawn lithographic print is entitled “He Just Couldn’t Shake the Feeling.”   Entries from across the nation in a variety of print media were juried into the exhibitions.  Only 50 works were […]

March 3 recital to feature music from the court of Dresden

NATCHITOCHES – Guest artist Lindsey Strand-Polyak will perform with Northwestern State faculty Dennette McDermott, Douglas Bakenhus and Francis Yang of a program of baroque music from the court of Dresden on Tuesday March 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.

Strand-Polyak will play violon, McDermott will play […]

Campus events and activities for Feb. 16-22

NATCHITOCHES – Here is a look at the week of Feb. 16-22 at Northwestern State University.

Feb. 16 – Natchitoches Historic District Development Commission Lady Demon Classic, Lady Demon Diamond

Feb. 16 – Baseball vs. Wichita State, 1 p.m., Brown-Stroud Field

Feb. 17 — Cellist Paul Christopher recital with pianists Dr. Chialing Hsieh and Michael Young, LSMSA Recital […]

NSU Jazz Orchestra to present Latin Jazz concert Feb. 19

NATCHITOCHES – The Northwestern State University Jazz Orchestra will present an evening of Latin Jazz on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free and open the public. NSU Associate Professor of Trumpet Galindo Rodriguez will conduct the orchestra.

The featured guest artist and conductor is Latin jazz percussionist Victor Rendón.

The […]

Beth Mann named to CAPA Hall of Fame

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University Director of Publications and University Printing Beth Mann is the 2019-20 inductee into the Mrs. H.D. Dear Sr. and Alice E. Dear School of Creative and Performing Arts Hall of Fame.

Mann, a 1975 graduate in advertising design from NSU, has had a 30-year career in graphic design including the past […]

NSU to host regional band directors conference

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University will host the annual College Band Directors National Association Southern Division Conference on Feb. 20-23.

The conference will include professional presentations at the Chateau St. Denis Hotel in downtown Natchitoches, conducting sessions and presentations of juried marching band videos.

As part of the conference, a number of top middle school, high school […]

Christopher, Hsieh, Young to perform Feb. 17

NATCHITOCHES – Cellist Paul Christopher will perform with pianists Dr. Chialing Hsieh and Michael Young on Monday, Feb. 17 at 6 p.m. at the LSMSA Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.

The performance will include music by Bax, Wolff and Young.

Christopher is an associate professor of music theory and low strings at […]

Allen, Thompson, Yang to perform with Natchitoches-Northwestern Symphony Feb. 11

NATCHITOCHES – The Natchitoches-Northwestern Symphony Orchestra will perform on Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Tickets are $10. Northwestern State University, BPCC@NSU and Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts students are admitted free with a current student I.D.

Dr. Douglas Bakenhus is music director of the Natchitoches-Northwestern Symphony. Juan Pablo […]