2023 Faith, Reason, and World Affairs Symposium

“Creating the Visual Record”

Sept. 19-20, 2023


2023-24 Cultural Events

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The Oslo Chamber Choir
7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2 | Centrum, Knutson Campus Center

Founded in 1984, the Oslo Chamber Choir has gained international acclaim for its Norwegian folk music and classical repertoire. Join the guest artists for a reception in the atrium following the performance. 


Justin Binek and Rosana Eckert Jazz Recital
7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9 | Christiansen Recital Hall, Hvidsten Hall of Music

Internationally recognized jazz singer and pianist Justin Binek and renowned vocalist and songwriter Rosana Eckert unite for what will be an unforgettable, world-class evening of jazz music. The performers will also participate in Concordia's annual Jazz Festival. 

Project Trio
7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 6 | Christiansen Recital Hall, Hvidsten Hall of Music

Dynamic, and innovative, high-energy chamber ensemble with a unique fusion of classical, jazz, hip-hop, and world music influences. There will be a special appearance by Concordia faculty ensemble Excelsior! Trio. The Project Trio ensemble will also be guest clinicians for Concordia's annual High School Honor Band Festival.

Project Trio Master Class Schedule for Saturday, April 6:

1:45-2:45 p.m. — All Instrument Improv Master Class | Christiansen Recital Hall, Hvidsten

2:45-3:45 p.m. — Saxophone Master Class | Birkeland Alumni Lounge, Offutt Concourse

2:45-3:45 p.m. — Flute Master Class | South Choral Room, Hvidsten

2:45-3:45 p.m. — Low String Master Class | North Choral Room, Hvidsten

Ticket Information

Order your tickets starting Sept. 15!

Tickets are $22 for adult general admission and $10 for students under 18. Tickets are available online or by calling 218.299.4366.

A copy of the full brochure and schedules for the performing arts series, music ensemble, theatre art exhibit schedules, lecture series, and special events is available to download. If you'd like to receive a printed copy, please email case@cord.edu.

Considering Matthew Shepard: 25 Years Later

A multi-event project using music, performance, and spoken word to bring focus to prejudice and tolerance while engaging our campus and community in conversations on how to erase hate in the world while exploring the legacy of Matthew Shepard 25 years after his tragic death.

Theatre performance of “The Laramie Project”

8 p.m. Thursday, April 25-Saturday, April 27 | Frances Frazier Comstock Theatre
Mainstage Tickets: ConcordiaCollege.edu/Theatre

YourClassical Minnesota Public Radio presents “Bring The Sing

2 p.m. Saturday, April 27 | Centrum, Knutson Campus Center

Featuring music from the “Justice Choir Songbook,” conducted by Dr. Joseph K. Kemper, assistant professor of choral music, and Joseph Osowski, director of choirs, St. Michael-Albertville High School. Free and open to the public.

PRIDEnetwork Event

Saturday, April 27 | (venue TBA)
Free and open to the public

“Considering Matthew Shepard” Oratorio

2 p.m. Sunday, April 28 | Memorial Auditorium

Performed by The Concordia Choir, Chapel Choir, Kantorei, and a faculty ensemble. Featuring guest soloist Marin Wilts '21. Conducted by Dr. Michael Culloton, director of choral activities, director of The Concordia Choir and the Paul J. and Eleanor Christiansen Chair in Choral Music.

2023 Concordia Christmas Concerts

Moorhead Concerts

  • 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1
  • 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2
  • 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3

Minneapolis Concerts

  • 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7

Tickets will be on sale starting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24.

Concordia Author Event: Readings and Conversation

Join host John Ydstie ’74 in conversation with Kristen Radtke, author of “Seek You: A Journey Through American Loneliness,” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 14, in the Knutson Campus Center Centrum. Free and open to the public. There will be a reception and book signing following the event in the KCC atrium.

Music Department Events and Concerts

For a list of music department events, visit ConcordiaCollege.edu/MusicCalendar where you'll find details on performances by our large ensembles, as well as a full schedule and viewing information for guest artist recitals and master classes.

Art Exhibit Schedule

Theatre Schedule


Roxane K. Case

Cultural Events Coordinator Cultural Events