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Dave Martinson, Sturgis-Brown High School band director; Christopher Hahn, BHSU music instructor and Dakota Chamber Orchestra conductor; and Randall Royer, BHSU associate music professor; will perform in the Dakota Chamber Orchestra Plus Winds spring concert. The concert will be held April 15 at 2:30 p.m. in the recital hall of Clare and Josef Meier Hall on the BHSU campus.

The Dakota Chamber Orchestra, in residence on the campus of Black Hills State University, will feature Dave Martinson, Sturgis-Brown High School band director, in its spring concert titled the Dakota Chamber Orchestra Plus Winds April 15 at 2:30 p.m. at the recital hall in Clare and Josef Meier Hall. 

Martinson will be the soloist on the alto saxophone performing a concerto by Alexander Glazounov. The concerto, written in 1934, is in a single movement and is presented as originally written for alto saxophone and string orchestra. Quiet City by Aaron Copland will also be featured on the program with Christopher Hahn, BHSU music instructor and Dakota Chamber Orchestra conductor, on trumpet; and Randall Royer, BHSU associate music professor, on English horn, while Martinson conducts.

The program will include a string orchestra arrangement of the first movement of the Haydn’s Symphony #104 with student conductors from the Advanced Conducting class at BHSU. There is no admission charge, although donations for music scholarships are collected at the door.  

For additional information, call Dr. Royer at 642-6255 or email him at RandallRoyer@bhsu.edu.