Baby Mountain

Aug 1, 2014
Dakota State University

Chicago-based artist, musician and teacher Tim Lowly and Tucson-based musician and teacher Karima Walker perform under the moniker "Baby Mountain."  Lowly's art exhibitions have been viewed from coast-to-coast, including the Washington Pavilion in Sioux Falls.  He creates realistic paintings of people - sometimes questioning priorities of power and prestige.  His art inspires his music while his music inspires his art.  Lowly created a portrait of Walker while she was attending North Park University in Chicago w

Baladino In Sisseton

Mar 4, 2014

Baladino, a world music ensemble from Israel, is in Sisseton through Saturday as part of a multi-city Midwestern performance tour.  The five-member folk group takes its audience on a journey through music of the Mediterranean region - music carried to Israel by people from Spain, Eastern Europe, Turkey and Arabic countries.  Multi-wind instrumentalist Yonnie Dror described how the group brings together instruments and traditions from a wide open span of cultures while updating them with their own youthful energy and backgrounds in jazz improvisation and electronica.  Baladino is performing

Violinist Performs In Aberdeen

Feb 27, 2014

Violinist Stephanie Chase has performed in 25 countries as featured soloist with the world's most eminent orchestras, among them the New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, London Symphony, American Classical Orchestra, Atlanta Symphony, National Symphony (Mexico), San Francisco Symphony and Hong Kong Philharmonic.  Newhouse News calls her, "One of the violin greats of our era."  Chase performs a chamber music concert with members of the Aberdeen University/Civic Symphony Thursday night at 7:30 at Northern State University.  On Saturday, she plays Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in e minor a

"Imperfect Harmony"

Aug 21, 2013

Life can be hard.  Battles continue to rage all around us, and by midlife many of us have had our share of personal disappointments.  In her book, "Imperfect Harmony: Finding Happiness Singing With Others," Stacy Horn tells of her moving story of forgetting all that in the weekly ritual of singing some of the greatest music humanity has every produced.  She admits that she doesn't have a great voice, but like thousands of other amateur chorus members throughout the world, singing together with other people makes her happy.  Horn's commentaries have been heard on NPR's All Things Considered

Paper Bird

Nov 1, 2012

Mark and Sarah Anderson of the Colorado band, Paper Bird, talk about their rare and beautiful approach to music which has led them to be featured on NPR's All Things Considered.  Paper Bird has also been named in the Denver Post's Top 1o Best Underground Bands three years in a row.  Paper Bird will perform Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Matthews Opera House and Arts Center in Spearfish.