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  • Photo of Alessandra Feris.
    VERMILLION, S.D. – The University of South Dakota Department of Music presents the concert, “Avec Charme: a Night of French Music,” featuring assistant professor of piano Alessandra Feris and guests from the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra Tuesday, Jan 23, at 7:30 p.m.
  • Photo of symphonic band.
    VERMILLION, S.D. – The University of South Dakota Department of Music hosts a winter band concert beginning at 7:30 p.m. this Friday, Feb. 16, in Aalfs Auditorium.
  • Come to Kevin James Phillips's voice recital tonight!! He's going to have some beautiful repertoire! The second part of the recital will involve the university's a Capella group called the High Howlers, as they are preparing for a competition next week! You won't want to mis...