BHSU music releases fall concert schedule

Author: BHSU Communications/Tuesday, September 13, 2016/Categories: 2016

The Music Department at Black Hills State University will present a series of concerts this fall including classical pieces and new musical experiences for audiences. All concerts are free with donations accepted for student scholarships. Visit for a full listing of concerts.

The Black Hills State University Music Department will present several free concerts for the public this fall featuring piano, jazz, and orchestral performances.

"This year the BHSU Music Department continues to provide a mix of classic pieces and new experiences for our audiences. For example, the Dakota Chamber Orchestra Concert on Nov. 6 will feature "theatrical" music from opera and movies," Dr. Christopher Hahn, assistant professor of music, said.

He noted that concerts are free and that the Friends of Music collects donations at the door for funds to benefit scholarships for BHSU student musicians.

The Fall 2016 schedule includes:

Sept. 25 - Symeon Waseen, faculty piano recital, 2:30 p.m.

Oct. 6 - Chamber Singers, NH Chamber Chorale, Dakota Choral Union Kantorei, 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 8-Chamber Singers, NH Chamber Chorale, Dakota Choral Union Kantorei, 7:30 p.m., Rapid City

Oct. 10-All State Chorus Prep Day

Oct. 15-BH Bands Concert, 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 22-Mt. Rushmore 75th Celebration: BH Symphony with BHSU Choir, 7:30 p.m., Rapid City ($)

Oct. 29-Edsell Concert Series: Neave Trio, 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 6-Dakota Chamber Orchestra, 2:30 p.m.

Nov. 10-BH Jazz Ensemble, 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 12-Kendra Barrett, Senior Voice Recital, 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 20-BH Band and Choir Concert, 2:30 p.m.

Nov. 22-24th Annual Northern Hills Honor Bands Festival, 6:30 p.m., Spearfish HS Auditorium

Dec. 4-NH Chamber Chorale Concert, 2:30 p.m., Meier Hall

Unless otherwise noted, all events are in Clare and Josef Meier Hall on the BHSU campus in Spearfish. Meier Hall is a premier music facility featuring a 280-seat recital hall housing a Steinway & Sons Grand Piano.

Check the BHSU online calendar at for up-to-date announcements about all concerts.

For more information contact or call 605-642-6888.

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