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How to watch the 2023 SDHSAA All-State Band concert

Tim Tushla
South Dakota Public Broadcasting

The 73rd annual all-state band concert will take place at O’Gorman high school this Saturday March 25th in Sioux Falls at the schools Performing Arts Center.

A live stream of the concert will be available at Saturday’s festivities will begin at 3:45 pm CT with the award presentation. The Grand Concert Program is scheduled to start at 4 pm CT. The concert will re-air on television on Saturday April 22nd at 8 pm CT.

Each year, all-state participants are split up between the Lewis Band and the Clark Band. The Lewis band, which is being guest conducted by Robert Sheldon, will start the concert program, while the Clark band, who is guest conducted by Dr. Andrew Boysen, will perform second.

For more information on the event, click here.

Here are the individual performers who will be honored as four-time participants in the All-State Band Concert – Masyn Schutter (Aberdeen Central), Lily Raysby (Sioux Falls Lincoln), Elizabeth Aaseng (Brandon Valley), Jake Holforty (Huron), Eliot Tomkins (Sioux Falls Lincoln), Nathaniel Collette (Lennox), Reyna Moss (Sioux Falls Christian), Damien Magnuson Wilman (Yankton), Reagan Brown (O’Gorman), Ahlee Kaup (Hoven), Hannah Bentz (Sioux Falls Christian), Ella Ratliff (Sioux Falls Lincoln), Rachel Bruggeman (Sioux Falls Lincoln), Seth Balzer (Freeman Academy), Kaitlyn Wellman (Rapid City Stevens), and Ethan Boekelheide (Northwestern).

In total, 181 students are participating in this year’s all-state band concert with 44 schools having representation. Award, event, and rehearsal photos will also be made available at the conclusion of the event at

Nate Wek is currently the sports content producer and sports and rec beat reporter for South Dakota Public Broadcasting. He is a graduate of South Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism Broadcasting and a minor in Leadership. From 2010-2013 Nate was the Director of Gameday Media for the Sioux Falls Storm (Indoor Football League) football team. He also spent 2012 and 2013 as the News and Sports Director of KSDJ Radio in Brookings, SD. Nate, his wife Sarah, and two kids Braxan and Jordy, live in Canton, SD.