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Famous composer performs collaborative piece with MSUM music, theater students

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Moorhead, MN (WDAY TV) - A famed composer is collaborating with Moorhead college students.

David Sisco is spending this week at MSUM, work-shopping his latest composition.

Music and theater students told Cisco about their personal relationship experiences.

He turned the accounts into 5 different songs and performances.

And "Variations on a Theme of You" became an interpretation of real stories.

"I wanted to create something that was really unique to them and really felt like they had ownership of which is kind of exciting," said David Cisco, composer.

The performance is Friday night at the Gaede Stage at MSUM.

For tickets to the performance you can order them online here or call the MSUM Box Office at 218-477-2271.

Catherine Ross

Catherine joined the WDAY 6 News team as a reporter and photographer in April of 2014 and is honored to bring you stories from around the Red River Valley. She grew up in a suburb of Minneapolis and got her first taste of the news industry during a high school mentorship at Fox 9 in the Twin Cities. Catherine graduated from Emerson College in Boston where she participated in the student-run TV station WEBN and spent a semester in Washington, DC working at Voice of America. Those opportunities gave her a front-row seat to the 2012 Presidential election cycle, reporting at the Iowa Caucuses, Republican National Convention and President Obama’s second inauguration. Now happy to be back closer to family, Catherine enjoys exploring the nature and culture of the upper Midwest. She’s an avid runner, novice foodie and lifelong Twins fan. If you have any story ideas or just want to say hello, Catherine would love to hear from you!

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