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Organist Steven Egler scheduled to perform Oct. 10 concert at USD

VERMILLION, S.D. -- The University of South Dakota will host concert organist Steven Egler at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10 at Aalfs Auditorium inside Slagle Hall. The performance, which is free and open to the public, will feature Egler performing on the university’s 29-stop E.M. Skinner organ built in 1925 and renovated in 2011 by the Schantz Organ Company.

Egler is professor of organ at Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Mich. He has appeared in solo concerts throughout the United States and is a member of the Egler-Shelly duo. His program will include works by Franck, Vierne, Sowerby, Locklair and Yon.

For more information about the concert, please contact the USD Department of Music at or call (605) 677-5274. For more about the USD Department of Music, go to


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.

This material is available in an alternate format upon request. Please contact University Relations at 605-677-5759. If you are a person with a disability and need a special accommodation to fully participate in any university activity or event, please contact Disability Services at 605-677-6389 as soon as possible, but no later than 48 hours before the event, so that appropriate arrangements may be made.


Hanna DeLange
USD News