VERMILLION, S.D. -- About 150 of South Dakota’s best choral musicians will present the 43rd annual South Dakota Honor Choir on Friday, Aug. 5, on the University of South Dakota campus.
The 7:30 p.m. concert at Aalfs Auditorium in Slagle Hall is presented by USD and the South Dakota American Choral Director's Association (SD-ACDA). The musicians are chosen by statewide audition and rehearse on campus five to seven hours a day for a week in preparation for the concert that will feature several classical and contemporary musical selections.
The guest conductor for this year’s choir is Randolph Stenson of the St. Mary’s International School in Tokyo, Japan. Susan Keith Gray, Ph.D., USD professor of music, will serve as accompanist for the performance.
Tickets are $10 for general admission seating and will go on sale at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 5. For more information, contact the USD Department of Music at (605) 677-5274.