The Student News Site of Northern Michigan University

The North Wind

The North Wind

The North Wind

FIRST PERFORMANCE — Superior A Cappella made its debut Wednesday night with arrangements of songs such as Some Night by FUN and What Was I Made For by Billie Eilish. Photo courtesy of Sophie Laskaris.

Upper Peninsula’s only a cappella group makes its debut

Sophie Laskaris, Contributing Writer December 8, 2023

On Wednesday, Dec. 6, Superior A Cappella made its debut performance on stage in Reynolds Recital Hall at Northern Michigan University. The student led group meets weekly to rehearse and is currently the...

SING YOUR HEART OUT — NMU Choir students (left to right) John Fatla, Anna Morozov, Jessica Schrader, Kassidy Bush, Ava Brege, Sophia Balzarini, Michael Buhler and Sophia Laskaris attended the ACDA conference in Mount Pleasant. They listened to concerts performed by high school choirs and practiced their own choral skills while meeting and networking with other choir students. Photo courtesy of Sophie Laskaris.

Choir conference provides valuable student experiences

Sophie Laskaris, Contributing writer November 1, 2023

On Saturday, Oct. 21, the student chapter of American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) attended the Regional ACDA conference for Michigan in Mount Pleasant at Central Michigan University. In Mount...

FINAL PERFORMANCE - Erin Colwitz directs her choirs on Thursday April 21. For many senior performers, this was their final choir performance.

Choirs reflect on social justice issues in final concert

Annamarie Parker, Contributing writer May 1, 2022

The Northern Michigan University choral performed their last concert of the winter semester, A Celebration of Renewal and Rebirth, on Thursday April 21, in Reynolds Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. The Arts Chorale...

SOCIAL DISTANCED SINGING — Choir students rehearse six feet apart during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now the choirs are able to perform on stage together, but still wear masks as much as possible.

Choirs prepare for first live concert since COVID

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor October 5, 2021

After a year and a half of singing into a room of empty chairs, the NMU University Choir and NMU Arts Chorale will finally get to perform to a live audience. For almost two years, the choirs have been...

STAR SPANGLED VOCALS—Senior theater major AJ Stephens awaits her debut performance for NMU hockey.

Official NMU National Anthem singer selected

Mary McDonough October 10, 2019

With the first home hockey game only days away, NMU has officially announced who will stand on the ice and sing the National Anthem for this season’s home matches. Senior theater major AJ Stephens...

Load More Stories