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Fergus Falls Band Teacher Performs Five Part 4th Of July Song All By Himself

He says his marching band has played this song for the past 2 decades and wanted to create his own version.

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — A Fergus Falls band teacher who made national headlines for his creative work is back again with a patriotic salute. Scott Kummrow plays a five part performance of Yankee Doodle Dandy all by himself. He says his marching band has played this song for the past two decades and wanted to create his own version. Kummrow…

Ada-Borup Band Teacher And Students Puts Together Graduation Song For Seniors

Tuttle says he and his 27 students worked together over multiple days practicing and sending in video digitally to help craft a graduation song for the class of 2020.

ADA, Minn. — As the school year nears it’s close for seniors Ada-Borup, the school’s band director who’s seen two decades worth of seniors walk through his doors wanted to make sure this class wouldn’t be forgotten. “So my take was to take these performances, these videos they uploaded putting them together so in a way we can kind of…

Fergus Falls High School Teacher Becomes One-Man-Band For Graduating Seniors

Kummrow says he sent a different version to students with a personal message wishing them well.

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — It’s a new take on a one-man band. Fergus Falls High School band teacher Scott Kummrow performed “Pomp and Circumstance” for his graduating seniors. The Fergus Falls teacher played over 22 different parts in the song including conducting himself. The video has been going viral with over 13,000 views and continues to grow. Kummrow says he…

Northern Ambassadors of Music Leave American Impact Abroad

From Fargo to France, homegrown talent is getting a global stage.

FARGO, N.D. – Every other year, some of the best musical talents in the Heartland gather for a once–in–a–lifetime trip. Among them is Cameron Bitz. He does electrical work in Williston, North Dakota, but it isn’t his work with currents that grabs your attention. It’s his electrifying voice. “It’s something I’ve been doing since I was about 4 years old,…

Finding Your Tune at NDSU: Campus Begins Week of Concerts

It will go through Wednesday with jazz, a symphony orchestra and the band

FARGO, N.D. — Music lovers can enjoy a week full of concerts at NDSU. The Wind Symphony performed first and the rest of the week will be followed by the NDSU band, jazz band and symphony orchestra through Wednesday. Tickets are $5 for adults, $2 for students and free for NDSU students. Students say one of the best parts about being…

Class of 2022 Wraps of Welcome Week with Some Bison Traditions to Kick off the School Year

The class lined up so their bodies formed the letters NDSU while a picture was taken from the top of a building

FARGO, N.D. — Welcome week celebrations are wrapping up at NDSU and the class of 2022 took their signature NDSU picture. The class lined up so their bodies formed the letters NDSU while a picture was taken from the top of a building. For the last time as a class, students heard from the student body president and vice president…

Thrive Fest Christian Music Festival Comes To the Red River Valley Fairgrounds

This is the first time the Christian music festival has been held in Fargo

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Bands from across the country are in town for the Christian music festival Thrive Fest at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds. One attendee, Tia McBee, says she wasn’t expecting it all when she won tickets. “I wasn’t even going to answer the phone, but something just told me, answer the phone,” she said. She says the music…

They Did It! Congratulations to Concordia College’s Class of 2018

More than 400 students received their degree this year

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Erica Lindsey told herself at seven years old that she was going to eventually learn to play the flute. She finally did when she joined band in sixth grade and it was nothing short of the perfect fit. “I knew it was going to be an incredible journey. And what do you know? It has been,” Lindsey…

Singer Tom Petty Taken Off of Life Support

Police say emergency crews were dispatched to Petty's Malibu home Sunday night after he was found unconscious

  SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Singer Tom Petty has been taken off of life support after suffering a heart attack on Sunday. Police say emergency crews were dispatched to Petty’s Malibu home Sunday night after he was found unconscious. Petty was taken to the UCLA Santa Monica Hospital but has been taken off of life support. Petty, 66, is from…