Hay Country Jamboree at Gayville Saturday, Sept. 7

  Gayville Hall presents its monthly musical variety show, “The Hay Country Jamboree,” at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7, in Gayville. Banjo player and funnyman Daniel Kilbride will join the old-time music duo of fiddler Owen DeJong and guitarist and singer Nick Schwebach and Gayville Hall’s country music hosts, John and Susan McNeill, … Read Article

NMM and NPR will join forces for ‘From the Top’ taping

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net The National Music Museum (NMM) will be kicking off its 40th anniversary with the help of a nationally-syndicated radio program. On Sept. 15 at 3 p.m., NPR’s “From the Top” will tape a program in the Aalfs Auditorium using several instruments borrowed from the museum. “The … Read Article

National Music Museum to bring NPR Show ‘From the Top’ to Vermillion

“From the Top,” the preeminent showcase for young musicians heard weekly on NPR comes to Aalfs Auditorium at the University of South Dakota to tape a radio broadcast on Sunday, Sept. 15, at 3 p.m. The popular NPR program hosted by acclaimed pianist Christopher O’Riley will feature the amazing performances … Read Article

USD’s Rawlins Piano Trio releases fifth CD ‘Attracting Opposites’

“Attracting Opposites: New Music for Piano Trio” is the latest CD released by the internationally-acclaimed University of South Dakota Rawlins Piano Trio. Featuring five works commissioned by the Trio, the CD was recorded in June 2012 for the Azica label and is distributed by Naxos (www.amazon.com/Attracting-Opposites-Music-Piano-Trio/dp/B00DI67YHU). The fifth CD recorded … Read Article

Wagner Tuba, other rare instruments from National Music Museum to be featured at Seattle Opera’s ‘Ring Cycle’

An exhibition of seven rare musical instruments from the National Music Museum, which is located on the University of South Dakota campus, will be featured in conjunction with the Seattle Opera’s production of Richard Wagner’s “Ring Cycle,” Aug. 4-25 at McCaw Hall in Seattle, WA. This renowned series of four … Read Article