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USD Chambers Singers' Album "Let Me Fly" Available for Download

Photo of Chamber Singers The USD Chambers Singers' album "Let Me Fly" was ranked the #22 Album of the Year by Textura.

VERMILLION, S.D. – The University of South Dakota Chambers Singers’ studio album “Let Me Fly” is available to stream and download on iTunes and Spotify.

“The album has received several strong professional reviews including being named the Number 22 album of the year by Textura,” said David Holdhusen, the Chamber Singers conductor. “It’s been the top download for three straight months by our publisher PARMA Recordings.”

According to the review by Textura, a music review publication, “The University of South Dakota Chamber Singers sounds more like a long-established professional choir than a group of undergraduate and graduate students chosen through audition from the entire university body; given the evidence presented on Let Me Fly, the collective must clearly be one of the things of which USD is most proud.”

The 40 member Chambers Singers will go on tour next March with stops in Sioux Falls, Rapid City, the Lead Opera House and Denver. Local events will begin in October.


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 202 undergraduate and 84 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.


Hanna DeLange
USD News