Please join The Augustana Band and The Augustana Choir during their 2014 tours:
The Augustana Band
The Augustana Band, a 65-piece ensemble under the direction of Dr. Paul Schilf, will play six performances during its Interim 2014 tour of Minnesota, concluding in South Dakota with its final home concert.
Tour dates and locations include:
Sunday, Feb. 2 St. John Lutheran Church, Owatonna, Minn. (concert begins at 3 p.m.)
Monday, Feb. 3 Eagan High School, St. Paul, Minn. (concert begins at 9:28 a.m.)
Chaska High School, Chaska, Minn. (concert begins at 1:30 p.m.)
Tuesday, Feb. 4 Hastings High School, Hastings, Minn. (concert begins at 8:45 a.m.)
Champlin Park High School, Champlin, Minn. (concert begins at 1:30 p.m.)
Friday, Feb. 7 Harrisburg Performing Arts Center, Harrisburg, S.D. (concert begins at 7:30 p.m.)
Tickets for the final home concert in Harrisburg are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and free for students K-12 and those with an Augustana ID. Tickets will be available at www.augietickets.com.
The Augustana Choir
The Augustana Choir's 53 singers bring sacred choral music of the highest caliber to people around the region, nation and world under the direction of Dr. Paul Nesheim as associate professor of music and director.
The following locations are part of the tour:
- Thursday, Jan. 30 — 7:00 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, Blue Earth, Minn.
- Friday, Jan. 31 — 7:00 p.m. at St James Lutheran Church, Verona, Wis.
- Saturday, Feb. 1 — 4:30 p.m. at The Basilica of Saint Mary, Minneapolis, Minn.
- Sunday, Feb. 2 — 8:30 and 9:45 a.m. at St. Philip the Deacon Lutheran Church, Plymouth, Minn.
- Monday, Feb. 3 — 7:00 p.m. at Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, Moorhead, Minn.
- Tuesday, Feb. 4 — 7:00 p.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Aberdeen, S.D.
- Saturday, Feb. 8 — 7:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Cathedral, Sioux Falls, S.D.
- The Alumni Office will be hosting three receptions along the tour route in Moorhead, Minn., Aberdeen, S.D., and Verona, Wis.
The Augustana Choir has historically toured each January. Beginning in the 2012-13 academic year, the Choir begins a new tradition of traveling overseas during the January term once every four years.
- 2008: Italy, Greece, Sicily (read their blog)
- 2006: Tanzania
- 2004: Ireland
- 2002: Italy, Germany
- 2000: Great Britain
- 1998: Norway
- 1996: Austria
- 1994: England, France
Tickets are available at www.augietickets.com or from the Augustana Box Office at 605.274.5320.