Category Archives: Nsu News

Natchitoches-Northwestern Symphony to perform Feb. 11

[ February 11, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – The Natchitoches-Northwestern Symphony Orchestra and Philharmonic will perform Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall.

Douglas Bakenhus will conduct the orchestra. Graduate assistant conductors are Mario Alejandro Torres and Lincoln Hall.

Tickets are $10. Northwestern State University, BPCC@NSU and Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts students are admitted free with [...]

Beginning ceramics class to start Feb. 13 at NSU

[ February 13, 2014; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES – A beginning ceramics class will be offered through Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education starting Thursday, Feb. 13.

The class will be offered on Thursday evenings from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. in Room 113 of the Fine Arts Annex through April 10. The fee is $150 plus a $20 supply [...]

Navy Concert Band to perform at NSU

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[ February 10, 2014; 7:30 pm; ] NATCHITOCHES – The United States Navy Concert Band will perform at Northwestern State University Monday, Feb. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the A.A. Fredericks Auditorium. Admission is free, but tickets are required and can be obtained by calling (318) 357-5773.

The Concert Band includes Northwestern State alumnus Josh Arvizu of DeRidder.

Since 1925, the Concert Band has [...]

Shires to Present Horn Recital at NSU

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[ February 3, 2014; 7:30 pm; ] NATCHITOCHES – Hornist Brent Shires and pianist Terrie Shires of the University of Central Arkansas will perform at Northwestern State University Monday, Feb. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free. The public is invited to attend.

Brent Shires teaches horn, music theory and brass pedagogy classes at Central Arkansas. He is also [...]

Violist Peter Minklet to Perform at NSU

Peter Minkler

[ February 6, 2014; 7:30 pm; ] NATCHITOCHES – Violist Peter Minkler will perform at Northwestern State University Thursday, Feb. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free. The public is invited to attend. He will be accompanied by Northwestern State as part of an all Brahms program.

A longtime member of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, he also holds the [...]

NSU to offer non-credit class on Photoshop basics

NATCHITOCHES – A class on Adobe Photoshop fundamentals will be offered by Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education starting Tuesday, Feb. 4. The class will be held on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. in Room 207 of the Fine Arts Annex. The course runs through Feb. 25. The fee [...]

NSU to hold Junior Day Feb. 1

[ February 1, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES  — Northwestern State University will hold its annual Junior Day Saturday, Feb. 1. The program is sponsored by NSU’s Office of University Recruiting. High school juniors who plan to begin college in the fall of 2015 and their families are invited to attend.

Registration begins at 9 a.m. in the A.A. Fredericks Auditorium. The program [...]

Cake decorating class to begin Feb. 3

[ February 3, 2014 to March 24, 2014. ] NATCHITOCHES – A beginning cake decorating class will be offered by Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education starting Monday, Feb. 3. The class will be held on Monday evenings from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. in the Culinary Arts Building near the Friedman Student Union. The course runs through March 24. The [...]

Pianist Joel Hastings to perform at NSU

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[ January 16, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – Pianist Joel Hastings will perform at Northwestern State University Thursday, Jan. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. The concert is part of the Louisiana Piano Series International. Tickets are $15. Students are admitted free.

Dr. Francis Yang and Dr. Christine Burczyk Allen are the organizers of the Louisiana Piano Series International. Information [...]

Interim Director Chosen of NSU’s Scholar’s College

Curt-Phifer

NATCHITOCHES –Dr. Curt Phifer has been named interim director of the Louisiana Scholars’ College at Northwestern State University. Phifer, a professor of biology, will serve while a national search for a permanent director to replace Dr. T. Davina McClain takes place. McClain stepped down as director to teach full-time.
Phifer was at Duke University before joining [...]