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Luther College Nordic Choir, one of the top college choirs in the nation, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Monday, February 5, at Augustana Lutheran Church.
The performance by the 73-member Nordic Choir is open to the public. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for ages 65 and up, and $5 for students. Reserve tickets via telephone at (800) 4-LUTHER or online at www.tickets.luther.edu. Remaining tickets will be available at the door.
Two local vocalists are members of the Nordic Choir: Demetria Armatas, class of 2019, alto; and Jacob Bunge, class of 2018, tenor.
The concert is part of Nordic Choir’s 2018 tour of the Midwest and Colorado. The choir tours annually and has performed around the world, appearing in Norway, England, Ireland, Germany, Russia, Poland, Hungary, Romania, the Baltic countries, Mexico and the Caribbean. Nordic Choir has also appeared throughout the United States, performing in such well-known concert halls as Lincoln Center in New York and the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. Most recently, the choir traveled to Italy and performed in Rome, Florence and Venice.
Nordic Choir, founded in 1946, enjoys national and international acclaim as a premier collegiate choral ensemble in the United States. This tour marks the first year of the Nordic Choir under the baton of Dr. Andrew Last, Luther alumnus of 1997. Last was preceded by the leadership of Allen Hightower, Craig Arnold and the 57-year tenure of Weston Noble.