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Northwestern alumna Jena Nelson named Oklahoma Teacher of the Year

NATCHITOCHES – In college, Jena Nelson studied theatre at Northwestern State University and began working in the profession after graduation. Teaching was nowhere in her plans, but one day that changed.

“I was actually working as a director and agent at the time, and I was asked to teach an acting class to some inner-city kids.  […]

Natchitoches-Northwestern Symphony Orchestra to open 2019-20 season Sept. 24

NATCHITOCHES – The Natchitoches-Northwestern Symphony Orchestra will open its 2019-20 season on Tuesday, Sept. 24 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 […]

Three Reeds Duo to perform Sept. 19

NATCHITOCHES – The Three Reeds Duo will have a release concert for their second CD, “Metamorphosis” at Northwestern State University on Thursday, Sept. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.

The Three Reeds Duo is made up of NSU faculty members Paul Forsyth on saxophone and Leah […]

Faculty Showcase to be held Sept. 17

NATCHITOCHES – The School of Creative and Performing Arts at Northwestern State University will present its annual Faculty Showcase on Tuesday, Sept. 17.

The Faculty Art Exhibition will be in Hanchey Gallery beginning at 6:30 p.m. Members of the art faculty will be available for questions and discussion.

The music recital will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. It […]

Experienced drum majors lead 2019 Spirit of Northwestern Marching Band

By: Brad Welborn

NATCHITOCHES – As any coach in America can tell you, the thing they hope to have on their team every year is experience and leadership. Qualities only gained from players being invested in the program and its success.

While the Northwestern State football team is ripe with both, fielding 23 seniors for the 2019 season, the same […]

Classical instrument recital to be held Sept. 11

NATCHITOCHES – Keyboardist Dr. Charles Metz, flutists Leighton Daihl Ragusa and Dennette McDermott and classical bassoonist Douglas Bakenhus will present a program of music performed on classical instruments on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.

Metz and Ragusa will transport a pianoforte to NSU […]

“Music for Two Pianos” program to be performed Sept. 5

NATCHITOCHES – Pianists Chialing Hsieh and Michael Young will present a recital at Northwestern State University on Thursday, Sept. 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.

The program, “Music for Two Pianos,” includes “Las Niñas from Tres Romances Argentinos” by Carlos Guastavino, “Symphonic Dances” from “West Side Story” by Leonard Bernstein/John Musto, […]