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SDSO names winners in Young Musician Concerto Competition

SIOUX FALLS, SD – Maestro Delta David Gier and the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra are pleased to announce the winners of the Young Musician Concerto Competition held on March 18 & 19, 2017. First place was awarded to Naomi Powers, violin; second place to Robert Hwang, violin; third place to Sarah Tindall, cello; and the […]

South Dakota Symphony Orchestra to Take Part in Prestigious Composer Residency Program

South Dakota Symphony Orchestra (SDSO) and Chickasaw classical composer Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate are one of only five composer and orchestra pairs selected to participate in Music Alive, a national three-year composer-orchestra residency program of the League of American Orchestras and New Music USA. Funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, Music Alive prioritizes collaborative […]

Sioux Falls 4th graders join SDSO for debut of Carnegie Hall’s Link Up Program

Sioux Falls, S.D. — On Monday, March 13, 2017, at 9:45am, more than 1,800 4th graders from the Sioux Falls Public Schools (with their recorders) will join the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra (SDSO) at the Washington Pavilion for the South Dakota premier of Carnegie Hall’s Link Up program. Link Up, a program of Carnegie Hall’s Weill […]

Sioux Empire Community Theatre Announces Season 15 Lineup

The Sioux Empire Community Theatre announced Season 15 including the following shows: Main Stage (Historic Orpheum Theater) Sister Act The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance White Christmas One Man, Two Guvnors. The Hunchback of Notre Dame Stage Adventures Shows (Anne Zabel Studio Theater) The Witches Peter and the Starcatcher The Contemporary Studio Show (Anne Zabel […]

Local Arts Effort Leads to Statewide Recognition of Area Architect

Sioux Falls, SD – January 13, 2017 – Thanks to a local effort, Sioux Falls architect Ward Whitwam is the recipient of one of the most revered arts awards in South Dakota. On Feb. 15, in Pierre, SD, Whitwam will be given the 2017 Governor’s Award for Distinction in Creative Achievement. The effort to nominate […]

Non-Profit Emerges for South Dakota Writers

Sioux Falls, S.D. — A new non-profit has emerged to provide support for writers in South Dakota. South Dakota Writes, founded this year in April, aims to help new and veteran writers connect throughout the state. Jason Kurtz, the organization’s founder, took some time to chat with us about the organization. “I noticed that there was […]

Adoption Celebration

Sioux Falls, S.D. — On November 5, 2016, 250 adoption supporters will gather to enjoy several talented performers in honor of Adoption Awareness month. Performers at the event are adopted such as Chicago opera singer Eric Wassenaar. He will preform 3 numbers, and one with his father. The event is free with support from Loving […]

Harmony SD: Social Transformation through Music

  Sioux Falls, SD — Harmony South Dakota aims to prove that music can provide a powerful opportunity for children and their local communities. Harmony’s mission is “to empower children in challenging social and economic conditions to improve their sense of community and opportunity through music learning and performing.” The history of Harmony emerges from a program […]

Post Pilgrim Gallery’s Jennifer White

Post Pilgrim Gallery’s Jennifer White

Sioux Falls, SD — A new art gallery in Sioux Falls has emerged as a place for contemporary Native American artists to showcase their talents and broaden the scope of the Sioux Falls arts community. Post Pilgrim Gallery, located in the lower level of Last Stop CD Shop on East 10th Street, is operated by Native American […]

Art{FULL} Community Art Event at Touchmark

Art{FULL} Community Art Event at Touchmark

Sioux Falls, SD — This past weekend, Exposure Gallery & Studios teamed up with the residents of Touchmark at All Saints to put on an unforgettable collaborative art exhibit. Exposure Gallery operator Zach DeBoer was asked to do a collaboration after the success of ArtMaze last January. “I was contacted by Touchmark,” said DeBoer. “They wanted […]