2014 Events Calendar

All events take place in the Belbas Theater at the
Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science, Sioux Falls, SD (map).

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Download a digital copy of our 2014 Program Book, which contains schedule, bios, repertoire, and more.

Recital Series: (more info)
Saturday, June 14 7:30pm Jacob Ertl
Monday, June 16 7:30pm Gregory DeTurck
Thursday, June 19 7:30pm Adam Golka
Monday, June 23 7:30pm Salon Recital
Chamber Music Featuring Paul Sanchez, Angelina Gadeliya, Gregory Deturck, and Jacob Ertl (piano), joined by Kayleen Sanchez (soprano), Laudon Schuett (lute), Christian Zamora (violin), and Kathryn Hufnagle (cello).
Thursday, June 26 7:30pm Angelina Gadeliya
Saturday, June 28 7:30pm Jon Kimura Parker
 
Young Artist Program Recitals (more info)
Recitals featuring the students in our Young Artist Program. Free and open to the public.
Friday, June 20 7:30pm Chamber Music Recital
Friday, June 27 7:30pm Solo Recital
 
Seminar Series: (more info)
Monday, June 16 12-1pm Jacob Ertl – Music Outreach: Training the Next Generation
Wednesday, June 18 12-1pm Gregory DeTurck – The Music of Poulenc
Friday, June 20 12-1pm Adam Golka – Practical Applications of Structural Awareness
Friday, June 27 12-1pm Angelina Gadeliya and others – The State of the Arts
  Presented in conjunction with the SDMTA Professional Development Conference
 
Children’s Concerts: (more info)
Tuesday, June 17 10am-11am Stories Through Music
You mean you don’t need words to tell a story!? That’s right, come listen and learn how music can tell a story through sound! Starting with video game music, we will eventually discover how Stravinsky brings the story of “The Firebird” to life through music. You may even have to come up with your own musical stories too!
Tuesday, June 17 11am-12pm Piano’s Greatest Hits
What make’s a tune so catchy, even more than a hundred years later? Through listening games and activities, experience the most famous piano tunes in a new way! Ever wonder why Beethoven’s “Moonlight” and “Fur Elise”, or Debussy’s Claire de Lune became so popular, what they are about, and how these composers wrote this music so effectively? Learn about these pieces and many more in this exciting exploration of piano favorites.
Friday, June 20 10am-11am Virtuosity vs Lyricism
Discover both the exciting athletic acrobatics and the soulful singing styles of piano playing. How does a pianists’ hands move so fast it turns into a blazing fast blur!? How can we make the piano sing a melody? In this program, we will learn what these styles of playing are all about through beautiful and thrilling examples, featuring one of the most difficult pieces ever written for piano!
Friday, June 20 11am-12pm Meet the Young Artists
Ready for an exciting surprise? The theme of this concert will be announced when you arrive! This student-to-student concert features the Dakota Sky International Piano Festival Young Artist Program participants in an exciting program based on the pieces they are currently performing. Young Artists will develop a theme and present an interactive and engaging educational concert.

 
Master Classes: (more info)
All master classes take place at Augustana College in the Humanities Building, unless noted.
Saturday, June 14 2:00pm-5:00pm Paul Sanchez
Sunday, June 15 2:00pm-5:00pm Jacob Ertl
Tuesday, June 17 2:00pm-5:00pm Gregory DeTurck
Friday, June 20 2:00pm-5:00pm Adam Golka
Tuesday, June 24 2:00pm-5:00pm Paul Sanchez
Wednesday, June 25 2:00pm-5:00pm Angelina Gadeliya
Friday, June 27 2:00pm-5:00pm Jon Kimura Parker (to take place in the Belbas Theater at the Washington Pavilion)

Dakota Sky Academy Registration
Limited student spots available. Email Us for application information!


Ticket Information
Tickets are required for the Recitals only. Other events free and open to the public.
Tickets for June 12
Tickets for June 16


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