The Dakota Chamber Orchestra will begin rehearsals for the 2013 spring semester Tuesday, Jan. 15 on the campus of Black Hills State University in Spearfish. Rehearsals are held in the Meier Hall band room.

The orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Randall Royer, provides an outlet for area string players to come together, play music, and improve their skills. The orchestra also entertains the Northern Black Hills with string orchestra music from many different musical style periods.

The orchestra’s spring concert is scheduled for Sunday, March 23, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. in Meier Hall. The concert will feature folk songs and dances from around the world.

All string players in the Spearfish area and BHSU students are encouraged to attend the rehearsal in the BHSU Meier Hall band room.

For additional information, please call Dr. Randall Royer,conductor, at 642-6255 or email him at Randall.Royer@BHSU.edu