Two free music concerts set in May

Monday, April 28, 2014

Dakota Wesleyan University will close out the semester with two free concerts set for May.

The  LyricWood’s concert at 4 p.m., Sunday, May 4, in the Sherman Center on campus. These concerts are also free and open to the public.

The ensemble will feature its principal cellist, Eric Bliss, playing the first movement of the “Lalo Cello Concerto in D Minor.” The full string orchestra will play “Sonata for Strings in D Major,” by Jean Marie Leclair, and” Intermezzo for String Orchestra, Op. 8,” by Franz Schreker, with Dr. Clinton Desmond, choral director at DWU, conducting the Leclair and the Schreker pieces.

The Children’s Choir Concert will be at 7 p.m., Thursday, May 8, at the Mitchell First United Methodist Church, directed by Erin Desmond, instructor of piano and voice at DWU. The original date was set for May 1, but due to scheduling it has been pushed back one week.

DWU is a private, liberal arts university associated with the Dakotas Conference of the United Methodist Church.  For more information about the Dakota Wesleyan University Department of Music, please click here.

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