Rawlins Piano Trio Comeback After COVID-19

The Rawlins Piano Trio will be performing a home concert in the Fine Arts building on Jan. 31. This performance is one of the Trio’s first following the COVID-19 pandemic.   The Rawlins Piano Trio was originally established in 1987 and consists of three faculty members from USD. The current group has been performing together for […]

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USD student-athlete finds balance for true passion

Recently, USD’s Griffin Wolner auditioned and received a call back from the reality TV show, The Voice. This talented, student-athlete has more than one trick up his sleeve as he balances schoolwork, sports and his passion for music. Wolner is currently a junior at USD studying medical biology and minoring in psychology. Originally from Winona, […]

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Faculty recital continues through setbacks

The yearly faculty recital is put on by a group of volunteer staff members who wish to perform for students, faculty and the community. Despite experiencing small setbacks such as social distancing, the recital was able to be performed almost exactly like prior years. Assistant Professor of Horn, Amy Laursen, performed at the yearly staff recital on Jan. 25. Laursen […]

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Community piano brings music to downtown Vermillion

For the past month, The Spa at Wynie Mae’s in downtown Vermillion has been home to a new piece of public art. Under the awning out front of the salon is a community piano. The installation is part of an ongoing series in Vermillion called “Imagining Community.” Susan Heggestad, who painted the piano, said the […]

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Finding the right key; non-music majors fill up piano classes

No wonder people click for more info regarding music classes for non-music majors. Piano classes for non-music majors have been filling up fast, and the number of students enrolling in piano lessons are continuing to climb.  A large amount of non-music majors’ interest in piano lessons is increasing the talk of personal growth for the […]

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