Celebrity Guest Conductor Contest

 

NISO’s Celebrity Conductor Fundraiser is held in conjunction with the Winter Pops Concert each year.  Prominent individuals are invited to vie for the honor of conducting an orchestral selection that evening.  They vigorously garner support from family and friends by soliciting donations for NISO.  Each dollar donated will constitute one vote.  The winning candidate will demonstrate his/her skills after intermission.   This is a major fundraiser for the symphony!  If you wish to donate to this event, please contact the NISO office at niso@dordt.edu or by calling 712-722-6230.

Celebrity Conductor 2017

And the winner is… Kayleen Lee, Sioux Center

A special thanks to all of the 2017 Celebrity Conductor Candidates

Jack D Hoogh, Sheldon; Chad Hason, Sioux Center; and Jim Schaap, Alton

These celebrities raised $6,705 for NISO!

 

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Celebrity Conductor 2016

And the winner is… Josh Bowar, Sioux Center

A special thanks to all of the 2016 Celebrity Conductor Candidates

Alan Laird, Orange City and Marlowe Van Ginkel, Rock Valley

These celebrities raised over $4,000 for NISO!

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Celebrity Conductor 2015

And the winner is… MATT NICE, Sioux Center

A special thanks to all of the 2015 Celebrity Conductor Candidates

Jason Alons, Orange City; King Hickman, Sheldon; and Greg Westra, Rock Valley

These celebrities raised over $7,000 for NISO!

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Celebrity Conductor 2014

And the winner is… SCOTT RENS, Hull/Sioux Center

A special thanks to all of the 2014 Celebrity Conductor Candidates

John Heller, Orange City; Ron Rynders, Sioux Center; and Peter Wagner, Sheldon/Sibley

These celebrities raised approximately $9,000 for NISO!

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Celebrity Conductor 2013

And the winner is… Dennis Walstra, Sioux Center

A special thanks to all of the 2013 Celebrity Conductor Candidates

Dave Bloemendaal, Orange City; Jack Schreurs, Sheldon; and Denny Wright, Hull

These celebrities raised over $7,000 for NISO!

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Celebrity Conductor 2012

And the winner is… Denise Harrison, Sioux Center

A special thanks to all of the 2012 Celebrity Conductor Candidates

Lora Rankin, Hull; John Slegers, Orange City; and Bert Van Batavia, Boyden

These celebrities raised over $7,000 for NISO!

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