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YEAR
2023

All the seated tickets are SOLD OUT!

You can get a STANDING TICKET, which does not include any drinks/snacks, at the door before the show for $15/person.

Multiple Dates

Ongoing

   Educational workshops   

“Feel it, share it, and express it:

A Self-exploration Journey through Music and Arts”

Monthly workshops throughout the year

Location:

Summit Oaks residential treatment center at LSS of South Dakota

Description:

Led by Dr. Yi-Chun Lin and Lawrence Diggs, the workshops are to designed to help students connect to their feelings, emotions, body, and mind, and explore different ways to re-interpret things they experience through different art forms, such as music, poetry, painting…etc. We are giving the students or children the permission to search for who they are through their creativity.


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21
Oct.

2023

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[ PG 13 Event: Low light experience with music, Asian horror stories, and spooky snacks and drinks ]

 
Saturday 9:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Location:

Dada Gastropub

402 N Main Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Schedule:

  • 9:00 PM Door's Open

  • 9:30 "Asian Horror Night" program begins.

  • 9:30 - 10: 30 Spooky snacks and drinks served.

  • 10:30 Program concludes. Have a spooky night.

 

Ticket:

What is "Asian Horror"?

  • In Asian culture, there are countless tales, lore, and stories about paranormal activity and the supernatural world. This cultural inspiration has been heavily adapted into the Asian horror genre

 

What to expect:

  • The light will be dimmed to enhance the music and culinary experience.

 

Live Performance:

  • The Music Collective is bringing you several horror stories from different asian cultures. Lawrence Diggs will be the storyteller, guiding people into each story, which will be intertwined by a very lively music program, performed by Dr. Yi-Chun Lin (violin/viola), Dr. KuanTing Chang (keyboard), Dr. Beverly Gibson (clarinet/saxophone), and Dana LeVan (percussion).

 

Food and Drink:

  • Two special mystery "horror snacks" and a "horror drink" (which can be non-alcoholic) will be included in the ticket. (The mocktail option is avaialble for people under age 21)

09
Sept.

2023

Saturday 9 AM - 5 PM SideWalk Arts Festival

Location:

Washington Pavilion, DTSF

Booth 708, which is in the parking lot on the Dakota Avenue right across from the First Lutheran Church.

Description:

Our live performances take place at:

10:30 AM

12:30 PM

03:00 PM

We also have recorded performances being played throughout the day at our booth #708, which is in the parking lot on the Dakota Avenue right across from the First Lutheran Church. Our staff members and/or musicians will be there giving you more info about what we do as an organization as well.

 

Come say hi if you are around!


Performers:

Lawrence Diggs (storyteller), Dr. Yi-Chun Lin (violin), Dr KuanTing Chang (piano), and Dr. Beverly Gibson (clarinet)

 

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04
Aug

2023

Friday 7:00 PM Levitt Opener Performance
Excerpt from "If Eyes Could See the Soul"

Location:

Levitt at the Falls

504 N Phillips Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Description:

We are exploring the question "If Eyes Could See the Soul" through music, dance, and poetry. The string quartet, percussion instruments, dancing, and poem reading will lead you to an immersive concert experience.


Performers:

Dr. Yi-Chun Lin, program director and violinist

Lawrence Diggs, writer/poet/artist

Emma Nelson, dancer

Jacob Mahowald, percussionist

Angelina Gibson, pianist

Dr. Beverly Gibson, clarinetist/saxophonist

Dr. Ioana Galu, violinist

Adam Schecter, violist

Matt Wellert, cellist

 

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13
July

2023

Friday 7:00 PM Sioux Falls Stage Awards

Location:

Belbas Theater, Washington Pavilion

301 S Main Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Ticket link:

siouxfallsstage.org/tickets


Description:

Sioux Falls Stage & Gallery invited us and the Headlights Theater to be their musical and dance guests in residence of the 2022-23 Sioux Falls Stage Awards! Our fantastic musicians - singer Andrea Ross and cellist Robbie Erhard - will join forces with the dancers from the Headlights Theater to perform for the exciting evening! Be there to support the arts community and celebrate all the talented people around us!

 

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11
Mar

2023

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Saturday 7:00 PM CT Performance

"If Eyes Could See The Soul" - Fundraiser Special

A celebration with MUSIC, DANCE, POETRY, CULTURES, CREATIVITY, and BEER/WINE/APPETIZERS!

Location:

2101 West Burnside Street, Sioux Falls, SD

Ticket information: 

EventBrite

What to expect:

  • 6:30 PM Doors Open

  • 7:00 PM Performance

  • Wine, beer, and appetizers are provided.

  • String quartet, percussion instruments, dancing, spoken words, and some clarinet and saxophone playing. 

 

  WANT TO BE A SPONSOR?  

CLICK AND LET US KNOW.

 

Description

We spend a lot of time, effort, and resources struggling to see and understand others. We tend to see the outside and rarely see their content. How different would it be if our eyes could see into the soul? We invite you to join us as we use music, dance, and poetry to explore this important question.

Join us on Saturday, March 11 at 7 PM for the “Uplifting Voices of Unity” event, dedicated to creating an inspiring, fun, and educational experience to foster unity between people with different life experiences. The concept of combining different art forms created by people from different backgrounds and ancestry is an expression of how all of us contribute to the colorful, diverse, and robust American culture of which we are all a part. Complimentary wine, beer, and appetizers are provided.

This multi-disciplinary program with music, dance, and stories inspired by a variety of cultural and artistic influences, such as bluegrass, klezmer, jazz, classical, and new music. Our professional percussion, string, and clarinet/saxophone musicians will weave the program through the spoken words by professional writer/poet Lawrence Diggs, as well as the choreography by Angelina Gibson.


FUN things on the show

  • Djembe, a rope-tuned skin-covered goblet drum played with bare hands, originally from West Africa. 

  • Jazz viola, which is not a joke.

  • Immersive experience with spoken words creatively interwoven with music and dance.

  • Amazing appetizers and beer/wine designed to go with the program.

  • Anybody in the audience who wants to learn some handdrum or dance steps might get a chance to do so.

SPECIAL THANKS TO -

  • First Bank & Trust

  • Hart2Hart, Inc.
  • Jim and Jill Entenman

  • South Dakota Arts Council

  • Julie Iverson

  • First Premiere Bank

  • De and Dave Knudson

 

Graphic Designer:

Laura Engebretson

Performers:

Dr. Yi-Chun Lin, program director and violinist/violist

Lawrence Diggs, writer/poet/artist

Angelina Gibson, choreographer, dancer, and pianist

Jacob Mahowald, percussionist

Dr. Beverly Gibson, clarinetist/saxophonist

Magdalena Modzelewska, violinist

Sue Sidoti, violist

Dr. Sonja Kraus, cellist

Debra Reid, pianist

Emma Nelson, dancer

Britney Thong Sing-Yi, dancer

Jenna Skasden, dancer

04
Feb

2023

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Saturday 7:30 PM CT Performance

"If Eyes Could See The Soul"

Uplifting Voices of Unity project with music, dance, and poetry.

Location:

Hamre Recital Hall, Augustana University School of Music, Sioux Falls, SD

Ticket information: 

Eventbrite Page

What to expect: 

  • String quartet, percussion instruments, dancing, spoken words, and some clarinet and saxophone playing. 

  • 7:30 PM Performance

  • 8:30 PM Q & A/ Discussion for anybody who wants to know more about the making of the concert or simply wants to chat with the artists and ask questions.

  WANT TO BE A SPONSOR?  

CLICK AND LET US KNOW.

Description: 

We spend a lot of time, effort and resources struggling to see and understand others. We mostly see containers and rarely see content. How much different would we see others if our eyes could see into the soul? 

We invite you to join us as we use music, dance, and poetry to explore this important question. Our program is inspired by a variety of music, dance, and stories from a variety of cultural and artistic influences. Following the performance, we invite you to join in the discussion and Q&A session with more fun behind-the-scenes information. This interactive and multi-disciplinary performance will take place at the Hamre Recital Hall at Augustana University on Saturday Feb. 04, 2023 at 7:30 PM. The program will feature professional percussion, string quartet, and clarinet musicians, as well as a professional writer/poet and both professional and student dancers.  ​  ​

Performers: 

Dr. Yi-Chun Lin, program director and violinist/violist

Lawrence Diggs, writer/poet/artist

Angelina Gibson, choreographer, dancer, and pianist

Leo Taylor, percussionist

Brady DeBelts, percussionist

Dr. Beverly Gibson, clarinetist/saxophonist

Magdalena Modzelewska, violinist

Kelsey Farr, violist

Rachel Shoshanna Bozonie, cellist

Emma Nelson, dancer

Britney Thong Sing-Yi, dancer

Jenna Skasden, dancer

Evangeline Mason, dancer

Videographer: 

Alex Ramirez, USA Media TV

Graphic Designer:

Laura Engebretson

​SPECIAL THANKS TO -

  • Augustana University School of Music

  • South Dakota Arts Council

  • USA Media TV

  • Julie Iverson

SPECIAL SHOUT-OUT to the support of

  • First Bank & Trust

YEAR
2022

3 - 5
Nov

2022

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 7:30 PM CT Performance

"Salem" - Original musical by the Good Night Theater Collective

Location:

Belbas Theater, Washington Pavilion

301 S Main Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Ticket info:

Webpage

Description:

Good Night debuts its sixth world-premier original musical this fall, bringing to life 17th Century New England in this fictionalized account of the eponymous witch trials of Massachusetts. Featuring a live orchestra in partnership with the Sioux Falls Chamber Music Collective, and an ensemble of adult and youth actors, from the writer of Reality Wives and Suspect.

GNTC Adult Actors: 

Brady Boerema, Tristan Chasing Hawk, Malle Driscoll, Janice Gilbert, Jess Johannsen, Maddie Lukomski, Matt Morrison, Kelsey Nicholson, Rachael Payne, Casey Schultz, Stacie Soderstrom, Kim Sonnichsen Skatvold, Alexondrea Thong Vanh, Bob Wendland & Molly Wilson

 

GNTC Youth Actors: 

Sadie Brown, Simon Cole, Rosie Ericsson, Katherine Jones, Jackson Klawonn, Ellie Quinn, Owen Reed, Sophia Santos & Lucas Schreck


Musicians:

Angelina Gibson, keyboard/organ

Sarah Richter, violin

Drew Carlson, violin

Sue Sidoti, violin

Louisa Biteler, violin

Adam Schechter, viola

Matt Wellert, cello

Trevor Carlson, double bass

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June
to
Oct

2022

  Ongoing  

  • YouTube
YouTube Virtual Series - Artist Interviews & Performances

"Learn with the Artists" YouTube Series

Location:

YouTube Channel

Description:

Free online premieres of artist interviews, recorded live concerts, and all the BEHIND-THE-SCENES explorations to learn and grow with professional artists of various backgrounds and from all walks of life!


Video Premiere Schedule:

• Wed June 22 at 3 PM - Lawrence Diggs

• Wed July 6 at 3 PM - Emmanuel Michael

Wed July 20 at 3 PM - Porter Williams

• Wed Aug 3 at 3 PM - Nadifa Mahamed

• Wed Aug 17 at 3 PM - Sonia Mantell

Wed Aug 31st at 3 PM - Anne Ainomäe

• Wed Sep 14th at 3 PM - Susanna Perry Gilmore 

• Wed Sep 28th at 3 PM - Victor Santiago Asuncion

• Mon Oct 10th at 3 PM - Week of Master’s "Evening with the Masters" Piano Quintet Concert

Video Producer:

Zach Van Harris JR, Galaxy Consultants

Website

Contact  Email

Graphic Designer:

Laura Engebretson

Program Director:

Dr. Yi-Chun Lin

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27
Mar

2022

SUNDAY 6:00 PM CDT Performance

"Spring Equinox Celebration"

Location:

Harvester Kitchen by Bryan

196 E 6th St Unit 101, Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Description:

A beautiful string trio program, paired with a 5-course chef's tasting menu and some organic, biodynamic wines, to celebrate the Spring Equinox at the

Harvester Kitchen by Bryan! For more information, please visit https://bit.ly/3h8tFFc


Performers:

Dr. Yi-Chun Lin, violin

Fei Chen, viola (Principal Violist at Sioux City Symphony Orchestra)
Robert Erhard, cello (Principal Cellist at South Dakota Symphony Orchestra)

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01
Mar

2022

TUESDAY 5:30 PM CST Performance

"Sip, Sign, and Celebrate" with Chef Laurel Lather

Location:

JuLiana's Boutique La Femme

196 E 6th St, Ste 100 Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Description:

Fun music with our featured ocarinist Naomi Lin for the  special event celebrating chef Laurel Lather's culinary book "Nostalgic Feast".

 

Performers:

Dr. Yi-Chun Lin, violin/viola

Naomi Lin, ocarina
Dr. Sonja Kraus, cello

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18
Feb

2022

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FRIDAY 7:00 PM CST Performance | 8 PM Discussion/Q&A

"Uplifting Voices of Unity: Love Conquers All"

Location:

First Congregational Church

300 S Minnesota Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Livestream:

First Congregational Church's YouTube Channel

Our Facebook Page

Description:

In honor of Back History Month and Valentines Day, “Love Conquers All” will tell the stories of people who, despite cultural and legal objections to sharing their love with those they love because of racism, overcame those obstacles and went on to share their love and make contributions to society. We will celebrate some of the children of the couples who crossed forbidden lines of “race mixing” to make contributions to society in science and culture. 

 

This mixed media performance will introduce music and dance from cultures around the world to tell stories of the triumphs of love over adversity and racism. Our professional string quartet musicians, pianist, and a saxophonist will collaborate with a poet and modern dancers to tell these stories. It will be a feast to the ears, eyes, and heart. 

 

The mission of our “Uplifting Voices of Unity” tour is to create an inspiring, peaceful, fun, and educational experience to foster unity. The concept of combining different art forms created by people from different backgrounds and ancestry is an expression of how all of us contribute to the colorful, diverse, and robust American culture of which we are all a part. 


Performers:

Dr. Yi-Chun Lin, artistic/executive director & violin/viola

Lawrence Diggs, program director & poet 
Angelina Gibson, choreographer & dancer

Kirtana Krishna Kumar, choreographer & dancer

Emma Nelson, choreographer & dancer
William Cedeño Torres, flute

Sonja Eiesland, violin
Robert Erhard, cello
Spencer Smith, piano

Naomi Lin, ocarina

Immanuel Bassey, saxophone

Composers of the program:
Scott Joplin, Florence Price, Clarence Cameron White, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Rhiannon Giddens, Kala Ramnath, Shankar Mahadevan, Clarence Cameron White, Caroline Shaw, Astor Piazzolla, Reinhold Glière, Aram Khachaturian,  BEN, Chia-Fu YU, and Stevie Wonder.

SPONSORS:
First Congregational Church

De and Dave Knudson

South Dakota Arts Council

Poster design:

Laura Engebretson, Clover & Honey LLC

YEAR
2021

09
Oct

2021

“Exploration of Cultures"
through music, dance, and food

Join us to celebrate & support music/art and local restaurants

People under age 21 are welcomed as well!

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Description:
We are connecting cultures through MUSIC, DANCE, and FOOD. This relaxed party atmosphere at the J&L Harley Davidson Event Center on Burnside will take guests on a musical and artistic journey around the world! Get a glimpse of the meaningful and innovative projects we have brought to the community, and be part of something amazing in Sioux Falls!

Location:

J&L Harley Davidson Event Center

2101 West Burnside St., Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Schedule:

  • 6:30 PM Cocktail Hour

  • 7:30 - 8:30 PM Program/performance

 

Dress Code:

  • Business Casual

Food/Drink:

Guests will enjoy complimentary beer and wine sponsored by SFCMC board members Jim and Jill Entenman, and multi-cultural hors d’oeuvres and desserts from:

  1. Lalibela Restaurant (Ethiopian)

  2. Tarquin Argentinian Restaurant (Argentinian)

  3. Sanaa's Gourmet (Mediterranean)

  4. Pad Thai Viet and Thai Restaurant (Vietnamese, Thai)

  5. Manna Bakery (Mexican)

The importance of this fundraiser event:

Funds raised will help create continued opportunities for people in the Sioux Empire to

1) Learn from and interact with diverse collaborative artists

2) Create full-tuition learning opportunities for young music students at events like our "Week of Masters" at Augustana University

3) Provide local programming building empathy and friendship between people with differences.

Sponsorship opportunities:

 

Performers:

Dr. Yi-Chun Lin, violin

Sonja Eiesland, violin

Emily Hagen, viola

Robbie Erhard, cello

Immanuel Bassey, saxophone

Angelina Gibson, choreographer and modern dancer

Emma Nelson, modern dancer

Kirtana Krishna Kumar, choreographer and cultural dancer

Lawrence Diggs, poet

SEPCIAL THANK-YOU to -

Jim and Jill Entenman

Sanford Health

South Dakota Arts Council

Davenport Evans Law Firm

17-18
Sept

2021

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WEEK OF MASTERS

  • CONCERT - September 18, SAT 7:30 PM 
"Evening with the masters" - piano quintet concert with a hispanic flair
*RESERVE A TICKET HERE
  • MASTERCLASSES - September 17, Noon to 7 PM
Open to the public without admission fee.
  • "Knutson Master Series" - September 16, 3:00 - 3:50 PM

Location:

Hamre Recital Hall, Augustana University School of Music, Sioux Falls, SD

Safety Policy:

Masks are required at all times. Click here for more info.

Musicians:

Victor Santiago Asuncion, piano

Susanna Perry Gilmore, violin 1

Yi-Chun Lin, violin 2

Anne Ainomäe, viola

Sonia Mantell, cello

Description:

We are inviting WORLD CLASS musicians from different cities to Sioux Falls to give masterclasses to violin, viola, piano, and cello students at NO COST. The master musicians will also give a piano quintet concert (with a HISPANIC flair) to culminate the project. All the activities will take place at the Hamre Recital Hall at Augustana University SD School of Music, who is our venue sponsor!

Concert Program for Saturday Sept 18:

Works by Cuban composer Paquito D'Rivera, Argentine composer Astor Piazzolla, Spanish composer Enrique Granados (piano quintet), Argentine composer Osvaldo Golijov, and Belgian composer César Franck (piano quintet).

RESERVE A TICKET for the concert on Sat Sept 18:

Online - EventBrite ticketing system

Ticket pricing -

  1. Free admission for people with current Augustana University IDs

  2. $10 for students and senior members over 65 years old

  3. $15 Regular admission

Masterclass Schedule for Friday Sept 17:

12:00 PM to 1:20 PM CELLO CLASS with cellist Sonia Mantell

12:00 Gilbert DeWitte (Undergraduate, Augie) - Bach Cello Suite no. 2 in D Minor, Sarabande

12:20 Rachel Bozonie (Undergraduate, USD) - Bach - Cello Suite no. 2 in D Minor BWV 1008, Prelude

12:40 Vaughan Hennen (Graduate, USD) - orchestral excerpts

1:00 PM Q & A with Sonia

1:20 PM to 3:20 PM PIANO CLASS with pianist Victor Asuncion

1:20 Gavin Sturm (High School) -Brahms Op. 117 No. 2

1:40 Hannah Koruschak (Graduate, USD) -  Mozart Sonata No. 8 in A Minor, K.310, 1st movement

2:00 Rebecca Kelly (Undergraduate, USD) - “Sontatine” Movement III, Anime by Maurice Ravel 4

2:20 Luke Most (Graduate, USD) - Florence Price Piano Sonata, 1st mvt 

2:40 Marcelo Ratzkowski (Graduate, USD) - Chopin Opus 25, no 5

3 PM Q & A with Victor

3:20 PM to 4:10 PM VIOLA CLASS with violist Anne Ainomäe

3:20 Alena Bunkers (High School) - JC Bach concerto in c minor, 2nd mvt

3:40 Nathan Van Den Oever (Graduate, USD) - excerpts from Hindemith viola sonata (Op.11 No.4)

4:00 PM Q & A with Anne

4:10 PM to 4:40 PM VIOLIN CLASS with Dr. Yi-Chun Lin

4:10 PM Anne Sprecher (High School) - Meditation by Thais.

4:30 PM Q & A with Dr. Lin 

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM VIOLIN CLASS with violinist Susanna Gilmore

5 Tessa Letham (5th grade) - Mozart violin concerto in G, 1st movement

5:20 Earnest Ting (High School) - Three Pieces: No 3. Melody by Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

5:40 Tristina Ting (High School) - Wieniawski's Scherzo Tarantelle 

6 Arthur Tao (High School) - Mozart concerto No 3, Mvt. 1

6:20 Natalie Sterba (Graduate, USD) - Khachaturian Violin Concerto, most likely will perform half of the piece

6:40 PM Q & A with Susanna

Current Sponsors: 

Augustana University School of Music, venue sponsor

USA Media TV

First Bank & Trust

First PREMIER Bank

Linda and Jack Stengel

De and Dave Knudson

An anonymous friend

 

Graphic designer:

Laura Engebretson (lk.engebretson@gmail.com)

Click here for MORE DETAILS

Contact us to be a SPONSOR

2021

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A music & coffee date
with MARK TWAIN

Special collaborator:

29
JUNE

30
JUNE

08:00 &
09:30 AM

CDT

Morning Pop-Up Shows

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"The Coffee Shop Twain" live show schedule 

SFCMC's FIRST collaboration with Flower & Flame

Tuesday, June 29

  • 8:00 AM @ Coffee on Louise Ave., Sioux Falls

  • 9:30 AM @ Josiah’s Coffeehouse, downtown Sioux Falls

Wednesday, June 30th

  • 8:00 AM @ MB Haskett, downtown Sioux Falls

  • 9:30 AM @ Queen City Bakery, downtown Sioux Falls

 

Description:

Words of Mark Twain with string quartet music performed by Flower & Flame and SFCMC

Artists/Performers:

Darrel Fickbohm, actor/narrator/writer from Flower & Flame

Magdalena Modzelewska, violinist from Flower & Flame

Dr. Yi-Chun Lin, violin

Kelsey Farr, viola

Robbie Erhard, cello

Admission:

FREE

Free-will donation is greatly appreciated:

http://sfcmcollective.com/support-us

SIDE NOTE- You can put "Mark Twain" in the note, and the donation will go directly to the performers in this show!

SPECIAL THANK-YOU:

South Dakota Arts Council

Flower & Flame

8-12

June

2021

TUES, THURS, and FRI from 10 AM to 12 PM CDT

"Summer Strings Camp: Strings and Yoga"

Program Description:

"Summer Strings Camp" was designed to provide four days of music-making and yoga practice for violin and viola students from Title 1 schools, who have demonstrated passion and potential for music, but may not have a lot of opportunities to participate in music activities outside of school. This was our first strings camp experience with talented young students.
 

A VERY SPECIAL THANK-YOU TO

1) Mr. Christopher Haak, an incredible teacher and human being!

2) Our incredible volunteers Fei Chen, Jen Eiesland, and Zach Van Harris for helping our students with transportation.

Educators/Professional Musicians:

Sonja Eiesland, violin

Dr. Yi-Chun Lin, viola

Kathy Dang, yoga

Pictures link:

Picture Album

Video link:

YouTube Video

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04
JUNE

2021

8:00 PM
CDT

FRIDAY from 8:00 to 9:15 PM CDT

"Uplifting Voices of Unity"

LIVE CONCERT & Facebook LIVESTREAM

 

Location:

Fawick park, downtown Sioux Falls

Description:

"Uplifting Voices Of Unity” is a free outdoor performance to celebrate unity between people through music, dance, and poetry. We will feature music by African American and Asian American musicians/composers. Several pieces will feature modern dancing inspired by various cultural traditions. The performance will be augmented by poetry from artist/poet Lawrence Diggs who will also guide the audience through the program. Choreographer Angelina Gibson and several talented local dancers will animate the musical and poetic performances.

We intend to create an inviting, peaceful, fun, and educational experience to foster unity between people. The concept of combining different art forms created by people from different backgrounds and ancestry is an expression of how all of us contribute to the colorful, diverse, and robust American culture of which we are all a part.

For live audience members:

Please bring a LAWN CHAIR to enjoy the cozy and fun evening with us!

For online audience members:

Tune in to our Facebook page for the show to be live streamed - https://www.facebook.com/sfcmcollective/videos/271778724734655

To support us:
https://www.sfcmcollective.com/support-us

Sponsorship opportunities:
Contact us for more information.

 

Volunteer opportunities:
Yes. Please contact us, and we appreciate your time/effort in advance.

Sound/Video engineer:
Alex Ramirez, USA Media TV, producer

Jesus Gonzalez, A Moment Forever Studios, assistant producer

John Matthius

 

Photography & Poster design:

Laura Engebretson, Clover & Honey LLC

Event assistant:
Zach Van Harris JR, Galaxy Consulting Group LLC


Performers:
Lawrence Diggs, poet & guest artist
Angelina Gibson, choreographer & dancer
Dr. Yi-Chun Lin, program director & violin/piano
Sonja Eiesland, violin
Kelsey Farr, viola
Dr. Sonja Kraus, cello
Dr. Shu Li, piano
Kirtana Krishna Kumar, choreographer/dancer
Jayci Holsing, dance

Composers of the program:
Scott Joplin, Erroll Garner, Ma Sicong (馬思聰), Florence Price, Rhiannon Giddens, David Nathaniel Baker Jr., Kala Ramnath, Lawrence Diggs, Clarence Cameron White, Somei Sato, and Fats Waller.

SPONSORS:
SIOUX FALLS AREA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

South Dakota Arts Council
USA Media TV
Spirit of Peace UCC
Olivia Lima and David Andersen

Sue Sidoti

Davenport Evans Law Firm

Social media partners:

Spirit of Peace UCC

South Dakotans Against Racism
Apolonia Davalos

Establishing Sustainable Connections

Move to Heal South Dakota

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13

Apr

2021

7:30 PM
CST

  • YouTube

YouTube

Premier

TUESDAY - YouTube Concert Premiere

"Side by Side" for Oboe & Viola by Reena Esmail

AND

"Inside the Brain of Composer Reena Esmail"

The premiere schedule:                                                               

7:30 PM CDT "Side by Side"                                                         

7:45 PM CDT "Inside the Brain of Composer Reena Esmail" 

1. Link to the YouTube premiere:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCO436mPGQasZGvWBGTikI1A

2. Description:

Oboist Jeff Paul and violist Yi-Chun Lin present you Indian American composer Reena Esmail's "Side by Side". An intriguing interview with the composer will follow after the performance. Check out Reena's Nadiya if you want to understand the interview in detail:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KDj6c4BIJsk

*Our performers will be online and ready to answer any of your questions on YouTube. You don't need an YouTube account to comment and interact with us during the event.

3. Freewill donation link:

https://www.sfcmcollective.com/support-us

 

COVID-19 has brought a lot of stress to people, so we do not want to charge tickets for this show because music is what a lot of people need at the moment. However, if you have the ability to donate a normal ticket price or any amount, we thank you in advance for your support of good music and art. 

4. Artists involved:

Alex Ramirez from USA Media TV, video producer 

Jeffrey Paul, oboist

Yi-Chun Lin, violist

5. Special thanks to

-> Hotel on Phillips for their generous sponsorship for the beautiful venue!

-> USA Media TV

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17

Feb

7:30 PM
CST

  • YouTube

YouTube

Premier

WEDNESDAY - YouTube Concert Premier

"Shades of Love"
 

1. Link to the YouTube concert: