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NISO auditions are for advanced high school students and beyond.

(Please see NISYO for auditioning into the younger group.)

Audition requirements are:

5 minute prepared solo/etude of your choice

sight-reading material

Auditions are held at Dordt University in the music building, located on the south side of the BJ Haan Auditorium.  Practice rooms and restrooms are located on the lower level.  The audition room will be clearly marked on the main level.  We ask that you arrive in plenty of time to fill-out an information sheet and warm-up prior to your scheduled audition time.



2019-20 Season

“Symphonic Vision”

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Guest Concert

Minneapolis Guitar Quartet

Saturday, October 26, 2019


BJ Haan Auditorium


Fall Concert

“The American Dream”

Guest Artist:  John Walker, piano

Tuesday, November 19, 2019


BJ Haan Auditorium



Winter Pops Concert

The Texas Tenors

with the

Northwest Iowa Symphony Orchestra

Saturday, January 18, 2020


BJ Haan Auditorium



Spring Concert

Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem

150th Anniversary of the premiere


Guest Artists:

Darci Bultema, soprano

Stephen Swanson, baritone

Dordt University Concert Choir – Ryan Smit, director

Sioux County Oratorio Chorus – Thomas Holm, director


Tuesday, April 7, 2020


BJ Haan Auditorium