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Posted on: June 11, 2014 Posted by: dakotasky Comments: 0

2014 Artist Spotlight – Jon Kimura Parker

www.jonkimuraparker.com www.oicmf.org The Dakota Sky International Piano Festival is honored to bring Jon Kimura Parker to this year’s Eighth Annual Festival! A committed educator, Jon Kimura Parker is Professor of Piano at The Shepherd School of Music at Rice University. Mr. Parker is also Artistic Advisor of the Orcas Island …

Posted on: June 6, 2014 Posted by: dakotasky Comments: 0

2014 Artist Spotlight – Angelina Gadeliya

www.angelinagadeliya.com Angelina Gadeliya is an engaging performer, and we are incredibly excited to help welcome her back to Sioux Falls, where she spent many years in her youth. She has performed many times in the area, including previously with Dakota Sky and the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra. Also a gifted …

Posted on: June 3, 2014 Posted by: dakotasky Comments: 0

2014 Artist Spotlight – Kathryn Hufnagle & Christian Zamora

   If you attend orchestral music performances in the region, odds are you have seen these next two performers. Kathryn Hufnagle, cello, and Christian Zamora, violin, are both members of the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra and a variety of other ensembles, and will be joining Dakota Sky for our Salon …

Posted on: May 30, 2014 Posted by: dakotasky Comments: 0

2014 Artist Spotlight – Paul Sanchez

www.paultsanchez.com Sioux Falls native Dr. Paul Sánchez is the Founder & Artistic Director of the Dakota Sky International Piano Festival, and will be joining the group of seven musicians performing for the Salon Recital on Monday, June 23. Paul will also be teaching for the Young Artist Program, presenting workshops …

Posted on: May 27, 2014 Posted by: dakotasky Comments: 0

2014 Artist Spotlight – Loudon Schuett & Kayleen Sánchez

   laudonschuett.wordpress.com kayleensanchez.com bedlam2.tumblr.com The Dakota Sky International Piano Festival is thrilled to welcome Dr. Laudon Schuett (lute) and Kayleen Sánchez (voice) to this summer’s Eighth Annual Festival. The two will join the a group of six other musicians for our Salon Recital on Monday, July 23. Wonderful performers in …

Posted on: May 22, 2014 Posted by: dakotasky Comments: 0

2014 Artist Spotlight – Adam Golka

New York based pianist Adam Golka is a good friend of Dakota Sky, and we are incredibly excited to welcome him back for his 6th performance at the Festival. He is no stranger to South Dakota, having also been invited back to perform with the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra, as …

Posted on: May 19, 2014 Posted by: dakotasky Comments: 0

2014 Artist Spotlight – Gegory DeTurck

Gregory DeTurck first performed with Dakota Sky in the summer of 2012, and presented a thrilling recital. A graduate of Julliard and Eastman School of Music, he has performed with the likes of the LA Philharmonic and the Minnesota Orchestra, as well as performing Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue with the …

Posted on: May 13, 2014 Posted by: dakotasky Comments: 0

2014 Artist Spotlight – Jacob Ertl

www.jacobertl.com Jacob Ertl first joined the Dakota Sky International Piano Festival in 2013 to help lead the Children’s Concerts, and kindly filled in at last minute to perform with Kayleen Sánchez when the original pianist suffered an injury. This year, we are happy to invite Mr. Ertl back for a …

Posted on: July 23, 2013 Posted by: dakotasky Comments: 0

Children’s Concerts Underway

Jacob Ertl teaches a group of kids about Theme and Variations in our first Children’s Concert of the 2013 season! See more at www.dakotasky.org/childrens-concerts/.

Posted on: July 22, 2013 Posted by: dakotasky Comments: 0

Jazz Rehearsal

Jazz/classical pianist Tony Caramia rehearses with vocalist Allison Nash for their performance tonight, Monday, July 22nd at 7:30pm. Mr. Caramia has a wonderful first half of solo repertoire, and then will be joined by Miss Nash and Dakota Sky Executive Director Andrew Reinartz on the second half of the program. …