Shel: FYI our professional FT Symphony Orchestra is one of the things that makes Sioux Falls, SD a great place to live up on the Northern Plains. If you’re not an attender or member you might want to check it out to broaden your mind, soul and musical experience…
S.D. Symphony Orchestra wins national award - http://www.argusleader.com/article/20120612/UPDATES/306130029/S-D-Symphony-Orchestra-wins-national-award?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|Home&nclick_check=1
Delta David Gier leads a South Dakota Symphony Orchestra rehearsal at the Washington Pavilion Great Hall. / Elisha Page / Argus Leader
The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra won an ASCAP “Adventurous Programming” award Friday, June 8 at the League of American Orchestras Conference in Dallas.
The orchestra won the John S. Edwards Award for “Strongest Commitment to New American Music.” The orchestra’s award was among 24 presented to orchestras that have demonstrated “exceptional commitment to contemporary composers” during the past season, music written within the past 25 years.
From a Michael Jackson themed “Jeans ‘n’ Classics” and a Sinatra concert to classical favorites, preview the orchestra’s 2012-’13 season at http://www.sdsymphony.org.