A diverse array of music will be played on Oct. 28, at the University of South Dakota’s National Music Museum by a trio from the University of Central Missouri.
“The Dizzying Diversity of American Music,” which starts at noon, is free and open to the public. The concert will feature music from bluegrass and swing to standards, show tunes and everywhere in between.
The trio consists of Mike Luehrman, Tony Shaffer and John Check. All three are from Warrensburg, Mo., and play a multitude of
Deborah Reeves, curator of education at the National Music Museum and head of the Brown Bag Lunch Program, said the group was chosen to perform because she heard them play at another university
“I personally had a chance to hear them and I thought they were really neat and something that would appeal to a university audience,” Reeves said.
Reeves also said the trio plays some of their own original compositions but mostly sticks to a more historical look at music. Reeves said the variations in music will keep a younger audiences’ attention.
One of these people is sophomore Missy Ivers.
“I normally don’t go to the Brown Bag concerts, but this one seems so interesting that I am actually pretty excited about it,” Ivers said. “I find it really cool that they’re playing such a wide range of not.”
Reach reporter Anna Burleson at Anna.M.Burleson@usd.edu