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The Yankton Children�s Choir (Concert and Preparatory choirs) will be holding auditions May 18-19, from 5 to 9 p.m. at the United Church of Christ-Congregational, 5th and Walnut, Yankton (use alley door). The choirs are open to all area children/young people who will be in third through eighth grades next fall. First come, first served. All singers must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. For more information call YCC Choral Director Lea Ann Schramm 665-4394 or Associate Choral Director Margaret Lyons 665-9337.
The Main Gallery in the USD Fine Arts Center is exhibiting �Dreams Unearthed,� recent ceramic sculpture by alumnus E. Valentine DeWald II, through June 4 with a reception on Saturday, May 20, from 3 to 5 p.m.
World renowned Indian musician Sikkil �Mala� Chandrasekhar will perform at USD on May 20 at 7 p.m. in Colton Recital Hall. The performance will be in conjunction with a larger program by Indian musicians. Tickets for the concert are $10 and include refreshments which will be provided during the break. Tickets are available at the Cherry Street Grille or the Super 8 Motel.
The National Music Museum (NMM) hosts the 35th annual meeting of the American Musical Instrument Society, held in collaboration with The Galpin Society and the International Committee of Musical Instrument Museums and Collections (CIMCIM) of the International Council of Museums (ICOM), Friday through Tuesday, May 19-23, including panel discussions, concerts and more.
For additional information call 677-5306 or go to usd.edu/smm. The museum also continues its Brown Bag lunch program, Friday, May 26 at noon with the Euclid Quartet performing Hugo Kauder�s String Quartet No. 2 and Claude Debussy�s String Quartet in G minor, Op. 10.
The Vermillion Area Farmers� Market is hosting a free informational session about what can be sold at the Midweek Food and Arts Festival on Tuesday, May 23 at 7 p.m. at the Washington Street Arts Center. The Vermillion Farmer�s Market & the Vermillion Area Arts Council present the Midweek Food and Arts Festival every Wednesday from 3 to 7 p.m. through Oct. 25 at the Washington Street Arts Center.
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