Feb. 8: The Augustana Choir at St. Joseph Cathedral

Event Details

Date: February 7, 2014

Times: 7:30 p.m.

Location: St. Joseph Cathedral

Ticket Info: www.augietickets.com Tickets are $15 for adults; $10 for seniors and are free for K-12 students and those with an Augustana ID.

Following its Interim tour with stops in Minnesota, Wisconsin and South Dakota, The Augustana Choir will perform a home concert at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8, at St. Joseph Cathedral.

Tickets are $15 for adults; $10 for seniors and are free for K-12 students and those with an Augustana ID. Tickets are available at www.augietickets.com.

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Tour concerts are presented at no charge. A free-will offering may be taken.

The following locations are part of the tour:

The Alumni Office will be hosting three receptions along the tour route in Moorhead, Minn., Aberdeen, S.D., and Verona, Wis.

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.


About the Conductor

Dr. Nesheim most recently served as associate professor of music and director of choral activities at Minnesota State University Moorhead, where he conducted three choirs and taught choral conducting. He also served as artistic director of the Fargo-Moorhead Chamber Chorale and the conductor of the Senior Choir at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Moorhead. Dr. Nesheim has served on the faculties of Concordia College in Moorhead and Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota. He has held positions conducting high school, church, and community choirs in Minnesota, California, Iowa, Wisconsin, and Arizona.

Dr. Nesheim holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in music education from St. Olaf College, a Master of Music degree in choral music from Arizona State University, and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in conducting from the University of Arizona. He has studied conducting with Maurice Skones, Douglas McEwen, Kenneth Jennings and Miles Johnson. Nesheim is an active member of the American Choral Directors Association, and is a frequent clinician and guest conductor for high school festivals and honor choirs. He is a published composer and the author of “Building Beautiful Voices,” a book of vocalization methods and materials published by the Roger Dean Publishing Company.


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