Choral Showcase Features Verdi, Mozart and Modern Works

VERMILLION, S.D. -- University of South Dakota choirs will perform works by master composers like Verti and Mozart as well as modern repertoire, spiritual and folk songs at the Spring Choral Showcase this Sunday.

The USD Music Department event, which is free and open to the public, begins at 3 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 21, at Aalfs Auditorium in Slagle Hall.

The concert features the Vermillion Children’s Choir, the USD men’s and women’s chorus, the concert choir and the chamber singers.


USD's College of Fine Arts encourages students to pursue their chosen professional field in art, music or theater through their study with nationally recognized faculty who are working professionals. Students learn and grow to be professional fine artists with great job potential anywhere in the country. The college offers opportunities for additional real-world experiences through work with guest artists, study tours abroad and opportunities at the National Music Museum and the University Art Galleries on the Vermillion campus and the Black Hills Playhouse in Custer State Park. The college brings more than 80 guests artists to campus annually to work with students.


Founded in 1862 and the first university in the Dakotas, the University of South Dakota is the only public liberal arts university in the state, with 205 undergraduate and 73 graduate programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, School of Education, School of Law, Sanford School of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, Beacom School of Business and College of Fine Arts. With an enrollment of nearly 10,000 students and more than 400 faculty, USD has a 17:1 student/faculty ratio, and it ranks among the best in academics and affordability. USD’s 17 athletic programs compete at the NCAA Division I level.


Michael Ewald
USD News