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National Music Museum hosts What Makes It Great show

VERMILLION, S.D. -- Don’t know much about classical music? Music expert, composer and public-radio personality Rob Kapilow breaks it down for you. He’s bringing his show What Makes It Great?® to the National Music Museum, in Vermillion, Thursday, Nov. 21, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Kapilow will unleash his wit and incisive commentary on Beethoven’s famed Archduke Trio opus, explaining ‘what makes it great.’

Accompanied by the University of South Dakota’s acclaimed Rawlins Trio on violin, cello, and piano, Kapilow will playfully dissect the Beethoven piece, entertaining as he enlightens.

Tickets for What Makes It Great? will be $12 for general admission, $9 for seniors, $6 for students with ID, $6 for children. Seating is limited. Buy tickets online via EventBrite, , or at the Museum door.

Kapilow will also offer an encore mini-session of the show the following day, Friday, November 22, 2013, at the 12:00 p.m. concert series at the Museum. Admission is free.

For more on Rob Kapilow and What Makes It Great? visit . For more about the National Music Museum, .

The National Music Museum is located on the campus of University of South Dakota at 414 East Clark Street and is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.


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 202 undergraduate and 78 graduate programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, School of Education, Knudson 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 16:1 student/faculty ratio, and it ranks among the best in academics and affordability. USD’s 18 athletic programs compete at the NCAA Division I level.

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Hanna DeLange
USD News