The 2018-2019 Mayville State University and Community Fine Arts Series includes five concerts by performers who have earned recognition for their talent and level of musicianship. Mayville State partners with the North Dakota Museum of Art in Grand Forks for the series of concerts. Musicians will perform in Grand Forks on Sundays before making their Monday appearances at Mayville. Each concert in the series is performed in the MSU Classroom Building Auditorium. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. each evening.

October 15, 2018 - Sarah Cahill: The Future is Female

Cahill will present piano works from her program “The Future is Female,” featuring women composers from all around the globe, all performed by Cahill. 

“…a sterling pianist and an intrepid illuminator of the classical avant-garde.”-The New York Times.

Monday, November 5, 2018 - The Tapestry Ensemble

An ensemble of voices, strings, and piano, the Tapestry Ensemble will present their program “Lessons of Darkness: Armistice Day 1918.” The program will feature works by composers affected by the War.

 “Tapestry offers this program in the hope that we learn from our collected history, our Lessons of Darkness, and work together to avoid war at all costs.”

Monday, February 11, 2019 - Poulenc Trio

The Poulenc Trio features three bassoons which will include new work by Boston composer Andrew List incorporating poems from Walt Whitman on Beethoven's Septet.

Monday, March 25, 2019 - Saint Louis Brass

More information will be provided.

Monday, April 8, 2019 - Rolston String Quartet

More information will be provided.


“We are very fortunate to be able to bring world-class musicians to the stage of the Mayville State University Classroom Building Auditorium via the annual MSU and Community Fine Arts Series,” said Dr. Cody Hunter, MSU music director. “The concerts are of great educational benefit to Mayville State students, and are open for the enjoyment of all. I encourage all community members to take advantage of the wonderful opportunity to see some of the best artists in the world perform right here on our campus each year.”

All concerts in the series are open to the public. Adult season tickets sell for $60.00. Season tickets for high school students are $25.00 each. Admission for individual performances is $13.00 for adults and $5.00 for high school students. Mayville State students are admitted free of charge with college identification. For more information, contact MSU and Community Fine Arts Series Coordinator Dr. Cody Hunter at 701-788-4742 or