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In The Moment ... December 8, 2017 Show 236 Hour 1 

For this week's Moment in Sound we welcome Tammy Yonce, music professor at South Dakota State University. Later this month, she and her flute depart for Israel.

She's taking part in the 2017 Winter Faculty Fellowship Program in Israel, sponsored by the Jewish National Fund and Media Watch International.

In The Moment ... December 5, 2017 Show 233 Hour 1 

The women of Anjelic have been making music together long enough to sell out shows every holiday in South Dakota.

This year, their annual holiday concert is called "A Woman Sits Quietly Beneath."

Three of the six current members of Anjelic join us for a conversation about music and friendship.

In The Moment November 30, 2017 Show 230 Hour 1 

The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra presents the Handel's Messiah this Saturday, December 2 at 7 p.m. at First Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls.

We're joined by Delta David Gier, Conductor and Music Director, South Dakota Symphony Orchestra, and
James Johnson, Chorusmaster for the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra Chorus for a conversation about a 300-year-old sacred music tradition.

In The Moment ... November 29, 2017 Show 229 Hour 2 

Ted Heeren (Flowerman) and Tom Hurlbert (Oil Can) join us to talk about the Rock Garden Tour's upcoming screening in Sioux Falls this weekend of the "Bad River Road Show." We discuss the creative process and how to be both "noble" and "weird."

In The Moment ... November 29, 2017 Show 229 Hour 1 

Bruce Knowles, conductor of the Black Hills Symphony Orchestra joins us for a preview of the orchestra's Baroque Christmas concert, December 2, 2017.

Spearfish Piano Duets

Nov 29, 2017

In The Moment ... November 29, 2017 Show 229 Hour 1 

Now celebrating its 13th year, the Spearfish Piano Duets have become a South Dakota holiday staple. We're joined by Dr. Janeen Larsen, professor emeritus, Black Hills State University.

The Stockholm Pianos

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In The Moment ... November 20, 2017 Show 224 Hour 2

It's a South Dakota town where pianos outnumber people, and it's all because of Steve Misener. You can read about him in the current issue of South Dakota Magazine. We’re joined by Bernie Hunhoff, editor at large, and Steve Misener, piano tuner and collector.

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In The Moment ... November 17, 2017 Show 223 Hour 1

The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra plays this weekend in the Great Hall of the Washington Pavillion in Sioux Falls. The program includes three featured performers as well as the Brahms Symphony No. 2. We welcome Maestro Delta David Gier and the Symphony's principal clarinet Christopher Hill.

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In The Moment ... November 17, 2017 Show 223 Hour 1

For this week's Moment in Sound, we welcome Wanbli Ceya. He's an Oglala Lakota singer/songwriter/spoken word artist based in Pine Ridge. He was nominated for two 2017 Native American Music Awards: Best Pop Recording and Debut Artist of the Year. We talk music, language, and cultural advocacy.

In The Moment ... November 9, 2017 Show 217 Hour 2 

Musician Brendan Gayken joins SDPB's Steve Zwemke to talk about the band Lemmons and their 2017 release "American Television." Gayken plays bass for Lemmons, but he's also an intern at SDPB. We talk about the South Dakota Music scene, experimental and indie music, and artistic collaboration.

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... October 31, 2017 Show 210 Hour 2

Friday night you can stop by the National Music Museum in Vermillion to see clarinetist Luis Viquez in concert. That begins at 7 p.m. Viquez is the director of the University of South Dakota Symphony Orchestra. He's the assistant professor of music at USD, director of the concert band.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... October 31, 2017 Show 210 Hour 1

This hour we explore the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. We move ahead now, a century or two, to 1749, when Johann Sebastian Bach completed the monumental "B minor Mass." We welcome Maestro Delta David Gier of the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra and Dr. James Johnson, South Dakota Symphony Orchestra Chorusmaster.

In The Moment ... October 27, 2017 Show 208 Hour 1

Eliza Blue is a singer, a writer, a musician, a mother, and a South Dakotan. You can find her at LittlePastureOnThePrairie.com. You can also find her here every month, bringing you a Postcard from the Prairie.

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In The Moment ... October 24, 2017 Hour 2

The South Dakota Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 2018 inductees were announced on Friday. The list includes eight bands along with popular venues, a Huron radio station, a west-river DJ and Lifetime Achievement Awards.  Mylan Ray is a member of the South Dakota Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and currently serves as the Hall's spokesman. He joins us for a recap. Induction events are going to be held April 13-14, 2018 at the Ramkota Exhibit Hall in Sioux Falls.

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In The Moment ... October 19, 2017 Show 201 Hour 2

We close today's Uncertain Bounty coverage with music from the Nesters – Jami Lynn and Eliza Blue. In the song "Perkins County" the duo explores the emotional toll hardship takes on those who wrest a living from the land. This performance was recorded at the Brickhouse Community Arts Center in Madison in August.

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In The Moment ... October 13, 2017 Show 198 Hour 1

It's three full days of performances, panels, and parties. The Wild West Songwriters Festival is underway in Deadwood. For this week's Moment in Sound we welcome award-winning songwriter James Elliot. He's chair of the Songwriting Department at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. His compositions have sold more than 10 million copies and been recorded by Steven Curtis Chapman, The Oak Ridge Boys, Newsong, Shenandoah, and others. Elliott's songs have been included on 5 Grammy Award-winning albums.

Lori Walsh

In the Moment ... October 12, 2017 Show 197 Hour 1

From the fox hunt to the 16th century opera to a fall recital at the University of South Dakota, today we explore the history of the horn. Dr. Gary Reeves is Associate Professor of Music at USD. He teaches French horn, directs the Concert Band, and helps guide the future music educators of the state. He joins us for live music and conversation.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... October 6, 2017 Show 193 Hour 1

The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra celebrates the season opener this weekend. They begin with Strauss masterpieces works performed by internationally renowned pianist Emanuele Arcuili. We’re joined by Maestro Delta David Gier and Emanuele Arcuili and Ann Millikan, her composition “Ballad Nocturne” has its U.S. premiere this weekend with SDSO.

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... October 6, 2017 Show 193 Hour 1

We welcome violinist Ioana Galu.  She performs tonight at 7 p.m. in the National Music Museum's Arne B. Larson Concert Hall. Galu is an assistant professor of violin/viola at the University of South Dakota.  Galu is also a member of the Rawlins Piano Trio.

Chris Laughery

In the Moment ... September 28, 2017 Show 188 Hour 1

We've got Sioux City songwriter Devon Cadwell with us in the SDPB Vermillion studios for this week’s Moment in Sound. He plays the Springfield Fall Festival tomorrow at 11 a.m.

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In The Moment ... September 15, 2017 Show 178 Hour 1

Jami Lynn is essential listening in South Dakota and beyond. With folk, jazz, and roots influences, she honors traditional music while creating her own unique sound. Jami Lynn joins us for live music and conversation.

Find more at: http://jamilynnmusic.com/

See Jami Lynn live:

Saturday, September 16 at 1 p.m., Rhythm at the Rapids in Dell Rapids

Sunday the 17th, Strawbale Winery in Renner at 1 p.m.

See The Nesters live:

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In The Moment ... September 13, 2017 Show 176 Hour 2

Do divisions within a state political party impact you? What's the definition of conservatism? The Dakota Political Junkies join us today to dig in to a few of the state's top political headlines. Today we welcome Seth Tupper, enterprise reporter for the Rapid City Journal, and John Hunter, publisher of the Madison Daily Leader.

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In The Moment ... September 8, 2017 Show 173 Hour 1

We begin the program with this week's Moment in Sound. You can head to the Icon Lounge in Sioux Falls tonight for the Four Winds Festival. The Tinder Box plays live. Chad Konrad is a member of The Tinder Box as well as an audio engineer for The White Wall Sessions, now in its fifth season. He joins us for live music and conversation.

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... September 7, 2017 Show 172 Hour 1

Should the Law School at the University of South Dakota relocate to Sioux Falls? A committee continues to seek input about the option, and SDPB's Jackie Hendry was in the room for the second meeting, yesterday in Sioux Falls.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... September 6, 2017 Show 71 Hour 1

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In The Moment ... August 22, 2017 Show 161 Hour 1

Mike Diedrich is VP Governmental Affairs from Regional Health. He joins us to discuss the future of healthcare in South Dakota, implications of the Affordable Care Act, and more.

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In The Moment ... August 21, 2017 Show 160 Hour 1

The South Dakota Board of Technical Education was formed July 1st after the passage of Amendment R. Dana Dykhouse serves as board president. He joins us for a conversation about workforce development in the state and about how the technical school grads of today just might become the small business owners and entrepreneurs of South Dakota’s tomorrow.

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In The Moment ... August 16, 2017 Show 157 Hour 1

What makes a successful presidency? How soon should we judge the mark a president makes on the nation? How does a president's legacy change once viewed through the lens of history and perspective? Sean Flynn is a history and political science professor at Dakota Wesleyan University. He recently participated in the five day 20th Century Presidency seminar. He joins us to talk vision. Legislative legacy, and the hallmarks of American leadership.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... August 9, 2017 Show 152 Hour 1

What's the role of music in literacy? What's the role of hip hop in American culture? REACH Literacy in Sioux Falls hosts a Music Master Class, the hip-hop edition,  this Thursday, August 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Prairie Berry East Bank in Sioux Falls. We’re joined by REACH Literacy executive director Paige Carda and Dr. Derrick Robinson, Assistant Professor of Education Leadership at the University of South Dakota.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... August 4, 2017 Show 149 Hour 1

The 2017 Folk Off winner for the Sioux River Folk Fest is Lil’ Red and the Medicated Moose Band. They're a married musical couple and they're joining us live from our studios at the University of South Dakota for this week's Moment in Sound. They play at Sioux River Folk Fest in Canton tonight at 6 p.m.

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