trout run trailhead
saturday, september 7, 2013

Decorah’s own Foot-Notes took Water Street to the waterfront, providing foot-tapping fun along the scenic Upper Iowa River and letting our audience waltz away the evening.

bach, beethoven, and beer
t-bocks upstairs
friday, october 11, 2013

Luther College professor James Griesheimer hosted an evening of music by two of the greatest German composers ever, offering tantalizing historical tidbits along the way. With all the sophistication and none of the stuffiness, Decorah's best classical musicians brought the timeless alive in the newly-renovated T-Bocks second floor venue. Prost! (Cheers!)


shakespeare in song and sound
saturday, november 2, 2013

This original collaboration between composer Brooke Joyce, harpsichordist Kathy Reed, Renaissance scholar Kate Narveson, theatre director Kristen Underwood, as well as students, led our audience on a sonorous adventure from Elizabethan England and back again.

crazy love
hotel winneshiek steyer opera house
friday, february 14, 2014

Ellen Rockne, John Goodin, Kathy Reed, and Erik Sessions presented a Valentine's concert meant for anyone anywhere on the romance cycle. Whether you tied the knot fifty years ago, broke up yesterday, or just had your first kiss, we'll give you something to laugh about when it comes to that crazy little thing called love!


salon concerts
dug road inn
sunday, march 9, 2014

Water Street Music Series enlivened the tradition of the salon concert through an afternoon of chamber music at Dug Road Inn in Decorah. Food, drink, and the arts collided and everyone had a front row seat. Featured artists: The OK Factor, Jeni Grouws and Jessica Breed, and the Oneota Quartet.

in search of america
saturday, april 5, 2014

Jazz artist and trumpeter Jon Ailabouni teamed up with Decorah author Robert Wolf to present an evening of new writings and music. Set to the sound of newly composed music by Ailabouni for the Luther College Jazz Combo, we dove into the search for America: her iconic figures and vanishing regional folkways.