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Published November 28 2010

NDSU to hold ‘A Tribute to Orv’ concert

North Dakota State University Department of Music will hold “A Tribute to Orv,” a concert inspired by the life of Orv Eidem, at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Festival Concert Home.

Eidem joined the music department at NDSU in 1970 and conducted the Gold Star Concert and Marching Bands until 1993. He passed away Oct. 14. He also founded the NDSU Jazz program and taught music theory, low brass methods and music education to hundreds of students.

Admission is free. For more information, contact Kay Beckermann at (701) 231-7969 or e-mail her at kay.beckermann@ndsu.edu.