News

DWU Winter Concert to play two venues

Posted on

The Ron and Sheilah Gates Department of Music at Dakota Wesleyan University will be coming together for a unique offering of vocal and instrumental music on Sunday, Feb. 28, at 4 p.m. Although neither performance is open to the public, the concert will be livestreamed free of charge to the general public.

The afternoon’s progressive concert will begin with The Highlanders and the Dakota Wesleyan Choir performing in the Christen Family Athletic Center at 4 p.m. to a ticketed, socially distanced crowd consisting of performers’ families only. The event will be livestreamed on the DWU Facebook page at www.facebook.com/dwublue.

Following the vocal performance, The Wesleyan Band and Wesleyan Bells will be performing at 5:30 p.m. inside the Sherman Center to a ticketed, socially distanced crowd consisting of performers’ families only. That event will be livestreamed at www.dwu.edu/live and on the DWU Facebook page.

The Choirs and The Highlanders will be directed by Dr. Clinton Desmond. The Wesleyan Band will be directed by Dr. Bethany Amundson and the Wesleyan Bells will be directed by Erin Desmond.

Upcoming events for the Ron and Sheilah Gates Department of Music include:

  • LyricWood on Mar. 21 and again on Apr. 20 at the DWU Sherman Center, both livestreamed www.dwu.edu/live.
  • Spring Music Concert on Apr. 25 outdoors on the McGovern Library lawn with free admission to all who attend.  Also livestreamed at www.facebook.com/dwublue. (Rain date: May 2).