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February 2017
  • Feb
    24
    Music in the Shape of a Pear | View Details Location: 700 College Dr., Decorah, IA 52101
    Event Date: Fri, Feb 24, 2017

    Enjoy some great music!

    Contact: 563-387-1865

    Luther College presents the semi-annual "Music in the Shape of a Pear" concert series, this year featuring a weekend-long festival of music from Friday, Feb. 24, until Sunday, Feb. 26.  All events throughout the festival are open to the public with no charge for admission.

    Directed by Luther's Associate Professor of Music and Composer-in-Residence Brooke Joyce, the Music in the Shape of a Pear series includes four concerts, a seminar and a worship service. The concerts will feature performances of 29 compositions by 26 composers. Many of the composers are members of the Iowa Composers Forum, an organization that seeks to promote the creative work of composers who live in the upper Midwest.

    Additionally, music by four guest composers from the Birmingham Art Music Alliance, the Iowa Composers Forum sister institution in Alabama, will be featured. Performers include students and faculty from Luther College, as well as local residents and guest musicians.

    The festival will kick off with "Musica Electronica" at 8 and 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 24, in the Luther Planetarium, located on the first floor of the Valders Hall of Science.

    "Music for Children (to play, sing, and listen!)" will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 701 Iowa Ave, Decorah. Later on Saturday, "Chamber Music from Iowa and Environs" will be performed at 2 p.m. in the Noble Recital Hall located in the Jenson-Noble Hall of Music on the Luther campus, followed by a seminar at 4 p.m. in the choir room titled "Composers Online: Three Things You Can Do Today." The evening will wrap up at 7:30 p.m. with "Even More Chamber Music from Iowa and Environs," a concert located in the Noble Recital Hall.

    The final event of the weekend, a Sunday morning worship service featuring new music, will be held Sunday, Feb. 26, at 9:30 a.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.

  • Feb
    25
    Free Fly Fishing Workshop | View Details Location: 100 Claiborne Dr, Decorah, IA 52101
    Event Date: Sat, Feb 25, 2017

    Come and learn about fly fishing

    Contact: 563-534-7145

    The Iowa Driftless Chapter of Trout Unlimited, Decorah Parks & Recreation, and Winneshiek County Conservation will co-host a free fly fishing workshop Saturday, February 25, 10am-12noon in the Decorah High School gym.  This event is open to anglers of all ages, but requires that children ages 12 and under be accompanied by an adult. Local casting instructors will discuss equipment, demonstrate basic casts, and work with participants on their fly casting skills.  Fly tying demonstrations will also be available.  No registration is required for this event, just show up!  Please enter the high school through the set of double doors near the auditorium.

  • Feb
    25
    Music in the Shape of a Pear | View Details Location: 700 College Dr., Decorah, IA 52101
    Event Date: Sat, Feb 25, 2017

    Enjoy some great music!

    Contact: 563-387-1865

    Luther College presents the semi-annual "Music in the Shape of a Pear" concert series, this year featuring a weekend-long festival of music from Friday, Feb. 24, until Sunday, Feb. 26.  All events throughout the festival are open to the public with no charge for admission.

    Directed by Luther's Associate Professor of Music and Composer-in-Residence Brooke Joyce, the Music in the Shape of a Pear series includes four concerts, a seminar and a worship service. The concerts will feature performances of 29 compositions by 26 composers. Many of the composers are members of the Iowa Composers Forum, an organization that seeks to promote the creative work of composers who live in the upper Midwest.

    Additionally, music by four guest composers from the Birmingham Art Music Alliance, the Iowa Composers Forum sister institution in Alabama, will be featured. Performers include students and faculty from Luther College, as well as local residents and guest musicians.

    The festival will kick off with "Musica Electronica" at 8 and 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 24, in the Luther Planetarium, located on the first floor of the Valders Hall of Science.

    "Music for Children (to play, sing, and listen!)" will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 701 Iowa Ave, Decorah. Later on Saturday, "Chamber Music from Iowa and Environs" will be performed at 2 p.m. in the Noble Recital Hall located in the Jenson-Noble Hall of Music on the Luther campus, followed by a seminar at 4 p.m. in the choir room titled "Composers Online: Three Things You Can Do Today." The evening will wrap up at 7:30 p.m. with "Even More Chamber Music from Iowa and Environs," a concert located in the Noble Recital Hall.

    The final event of the weekend, a Sunday morning worship service featuring new music, will be held Sunday, Feb. 26, at 9:30 a.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.

  • Feb
    26
    Music in the Shape of a Pear | View Details Location: 700 College Dr., Decorah, IA 52101
    Event Date: Sun, Feb 26, 2017

    Enjoy some great music!

    Contact: 563-387-1865

    Luther College presents the semi-annual "Music in the Shape of a Pear" concert series, this year featuring a weekend-long festival of music from Friday, Feb. 24, until Sunday, Feb. 26.  All events throughout the festival are open to the public with no charge for admission.

    Directed by Luther's Associate Professor of Music and Composer-in-Residence Brooke Joyce, the Music in the Shape of a Pear series includes four concerts, a seminar and a worship service. The concerts will feature performances of 29 compositions by 26 composers. Many of the composers are members of the Iowa Composers Forum, an organization that seeks to promote the creative work of composers who live in the upper Midwest.

    Additionally, music by four guest composers from the Birmingham Art Music Alliance, the Iowa Composers Forum sister institution in Alabama, will be featured. Performers include students and faculty from Luther College, as well as local residents and guest musicians.

    The festival will kick off with "Musica Electronica" at 8 and 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 24, in the Luther Planetarium, located on the first floor of the Valders Hall of Science.

    "Music for Children (to play, sing, and listen!)" will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 701 Iowa Ave, Decorah. Later on Saturday, "Chamber Music from Iowa and Environs" will be performed at 2 p.m. in the Noble Recital Hall located in the Jenson-Noble Hall of Music on the Luther campus, followed by a seminar at 4 p.m. in the choir room titled "Composers Online: Three Things You Can Do Today." The evening will wrap up at 7:30 p.m. with "Even More Chamber Music from Iowa and Environs," a concert located in the Noble Recital Hall.

    The final event of the weekend, a Sunday morning worship service featuring new music, will be held Sunday, Feb. 26, at 9:30 a.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.