Black Hills State University will host a variety of student musical performances within the next month. Performances will feature vocal music from a variety of cultures and time periods.
Christopher Roman, senior instrumental performance major from Rapid City; and Kimberly Ulmen, junior music major from Kadoka, will perform Sunday, March 29 at 2:30 p.m. in the Clare and Josef Meier Recital Hall. Their performance will highlight the string bass and euphonium.
Mary McGillivray, senior music major from Sheridan, Wyo., will perform Wednesday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Clare and Josef Meier Recital Hall. McGillivray’s performance will focus primarily on vocal work but will also include a duet with a violin.
Jamin Eben, senior music major from Rapid City, will perform Friday, April 3 at 9:30 a.m. and Saturday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Clare and Josef Meier Recital Hall. The recital will be centered on Ralph Vaughn William’s “Songs of Travel.” This series is based on the poetry of Robert Louis Stevenson that follows the life of a man through his travels. A variety of other musical styles will also be featured, ranging from baroque oratorio in England to the romantic art songs of Franz Schubert.
The concerts are all free of charge and open to the public as well as students, faculty, and staff. Donations for music scholarships will be accepted at the door.
For more information contact Janeen Larsen, BHSU professor of music and chair of the Department of Fine and Applied Arts, at 642-6241 or visit www.BHSU.edu/Music.