North Star Music Festival Set for Oct. 8-9


The Music Department and Sigma Alpha Iota will host two days of music, featuring guest composer Dr. Dominick DiOrio, Oct. 8-9.

DiOrio wrote a new piece for Cantoria to be premiered during the festival. He will also be on campus working with students and faculty during both days.

Composer James Romig and pianist Ashlee Mack will perform Romig’s work “Still” during the opening concert at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8 in Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall.

Oct. 9 will include Uncommon Practice at 2 p.m. in Ophelia Parrish 2340, a student/faculty recital at 4 p.m. in Ophelia Parrish 2350 and closing concert at 7:30 p.m. in Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall.

The festival is free of charge and open to the public. Truman’s current policy requires everyone, regardless of vaccination status, to wear a mask inside campus buildings. For more information, visit