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2018-19 Fine Arts Calendar

Aug. 20-Oct. 11 Jared Eischen Exhibit: Color of the Midwest Charles Beck Gallery

Artist Reception: Aug. 29 2-4 p.m.

Oct. 3 Recital 11:00 a.m. Waage Theater

Oct. 11 Homecoming Coronation 7:00 p.m. Legacy Hall (band and choir performing)

Oct. 15-Nov. 30 High School Art Show Charles Beck Gallery

Nov. 8 Adams Family Musical 7:30 p.m. Waage Theatre

Nov. 9 Adams Family Musical 7:30 p.m. Waage Theatre

Nov. 10 Adams Family Musical 7:30 p.m. Waage Theatre

Nov. 11 Adams Family Musical 2:00p.m. Waage Theatre

Nov. 14 Recital 11:00 a.m. Waage Theater

Nov. 17 Springboard for the Arts 3:00 p.m. First Lutheran Church Marya Hart/ Composer Fergus Falls, MN

Nov. 18 Combined Bands Concert 6:00 p.m. Legacy Hall/Theatre

Dec. 3-Jan. 31 Trista Simon Art Show Charles Beck Gallery

Dec. 7 Winter Choir Concert Messiah 7:30 p.m. Legacy Hall/Theatre

Dec. 8 Messiah and Holiday Carols Sing-Along 10-12 p.m. Waage Theatre

Dec. 12 Recital 11:00 a.m. Waage Theater

Mar.1 Almost, Maine 7:30 p.m. Waage Theatre

Mar. 2 Almost, Maine 7:30 p.m. Waage Theatre

Mar. 3 Almost, Maine 2:00 p.m. Waage Theatre

Mar. 7 Almost, Maine 7:30 p.m. Waage Theatre

Mar. 8 Almost, Maine 7:30 p.m. Waage Theatre

Mar. 9 Almost, Maine 7:30 p.m. Waage Theatre

Mar. 20 Dr. Priebe Piano Recital 7:30 p.m. Waage Theatre

Mar. 28 Spring Extravaganza 7:30 p.m. Legacy Hall

(Music Department event, Jazz Band, Concert Choir and Voice Ensemble)

Apr. 1-May 10 M State Invitational Art Show Charles Beck Gallery

April AFA Capstone Exhibition OTC Museum

Apr. 3-4 Music Scholarship Auditions2-4 p.m. W635

Apr. 5 Jazz Band Dance 6:00 p.m. Legacy Hall

Apr. 25 Empty Bowls Project 11-1 p.m. Legacy Hall

Apr. 28 Combined Band and Choir Concert 2:00 p.m. Legacy Hall

May 7 Sophomore Recital 7:00 p.m. Waage Theatre

*All events subject to change


'The Addams Family'

This is the Addams family like you've never seen them before: creepy, quirky and in love.

The Minnesota State Community and Technical College Theatre and Music departments present 'The Addams Family' musical comedy Nov. 8-11 in Waage Theatre on the Fergus Falls campus.

Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a normal family. Wednesday confides in her father that the two want to get married, and now Gomez Addams must do something he has never done before - keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the Addams family as they host a dinner for Wednesday's boyfriend and his parents.

Performances are set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 8-10, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11.

Cast members are Blair Andersen of Glenwood; Libby Poyzer of Elbow Lake; Devin Cordahl of Pelican Rapids; Madicyn Monsrud of Roseau; Ethan Quill and Tyler Wasserbauer of Becker; Sydney Berg of Grand Forks; Desmond Smedsrud of Underwood; and Taylor Larson, Ben Munsterman, Tyler Hauge, Alise Werner, Angel Grenvik, Andrew Rasmusson and Austin Begley, all of Fergus Falls.

The M State performance is directed by Stefanie Gerhardson, Teresa Ashworth and David Stoddard. "The Addams Family" music and lyrics are by Andrew Lippa, based on the book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice.

Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door for adults; and $7 in advance and $8 at the door for students. Tickets are available at the M State Box Office from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday (closed for lunch), at the door one hour prior to the performance, by calling 218.736.1600 or online at


Combined Bands Concert


Choir Concert and Community Sing-Along

Welcome the holiday season with music at M State
Sing-along features Handel's Messiah and traditional holiday carols

Community members can welcome the holiday season at a community sing-along from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Dec. 8, on the Fergus Falls campus of Minnesota State Community and Technical College.

For the first hour, singers are invited to join together in Legacy Hall to perform the traditional holiday music from Handel's Messiah, said M State Director of Choral Music Teresa Ashworth.

The Community Chamber Orchestra will accompany the sing-along, and all singers will be provided the music for "Messiah" when they arrive, or they may bring their own. Five choruses will be sung by participants, and soloists include Sue Kilde, Kim Blumberg, Everett Jacobson and Carol Tornquist.

Holiday refreshments will follow the Messiah performance, and the sing-along will then move to Waage Theatre for more traditional holiday music. M State Director of Bands Jim Iverson will lead the M State Concert Band in several Mannheim Steamroller holiday selections, followed by holiday caroling for community members of all ages.

"This is a wonderful way to begin the holiday season, and all levels of singers are welcome," Ashworth said. "Singing with the Community Orchestra and M State Concert Band will be a memorable experience."

The M State sing-along is free and open to the public. Singers are invited to bring a non-perishable food item to support area food shelves.

The Saturday morning event follows a concert at the college Friday, Dec. 7, featuring the Concert Choir, Voice Ensemble, Chamber Choral and Community Chamber Orchestra performing selections from The Messiah. Members of the choirs and the orchestra also will join community members at Saturday's sing-along.

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