With auditions out of the way, the winter drumline, also known as Groove, is preparing for their semester ahead.
On Jan. 18 and 19, the Great Hall of the Memorial Union will come alive with the sounds and festivities of the 48th Annual Madrigal Dinner. But before the show even begins, much preparation is in order.
Nick Prenger, senior in music education, is a baritone in the Iowa State Singers and will be one of two beggars in the 48th Madrigal Dinner on Jan. 18 and 19. He will be graduating from the music education program in December and is currently planning for his student teaching semester this fall.
Although the music department does not have an official jobs program for its major, it does help students like Kowalsky prepare for life after college in many ways.
The Iowa State Singers, the university’s only mixed concert choir, performs pieces ranging from classic Renaissance to more contemporary works.
Jocelyn Ascherl is a fifth year senior in vocal performance and she graduates this winter.
The 46th annual Madrigal Dinner enables guests to feast while they enjoy an authentic 17th century dinner-theater experience.
The ISU Holiday Festival takes place at 4 p.m. Dec. 5 at Cy Stephens Auditorium. Admission is $10 for the public and $5 for students wanting to attend the event. Tickets will be available at the door or at the Stephens Box Office.
Simon Estes’ voice is an unmistakable rich operatic, baritone. Even over the phone, the deep, warm tone is distinctive. It was Estes’ vocal talents that propelled him into a more than 40 year international career rooted in an Iowa background and education.
Auditions for the ISU Theatre production of “The Arabian Nights” will be at 6 p.m., Monday in Fisher Theater.