*2019 Student Concerts will be announced in the Spring*

2018 Student Concerts

All Summer Academy students have three performance opportunities throughout the Festival to perform solo and chamber music repertoire. 



A selected number of top students, many of whom attend the Festival on scholarship, will perform on-campus at the Meier Hall at Black Hills State University.

All student chamber groups will perform as part of the competition for a Grand Prize and Audience Choice Award.

Composition Academy students premiere their work by a student ensemble.

Sunday, July 15th @ 7PM
BHSU Meier Hall

Spearfish, SD


Edgewood Vista STUDENT Recital

An off-campus concert, students perform solo and chamber music selections for the senior residents at the Edgewood Vista Senior Living center.

Wednesday, July 11th @ 2PM
Edgewood Vista Senior Living
540 Falcon Crest Dr, Spearfish, SD 57783


Leone's Creamery Outdoor Concert

The most informal of all student concerts, this off-campus concert takes place outdoors at the Leone's Creamery in Downtown Spearfish. Students are welcome to perform more newly learned solo & chamber music works or improvise. 

Saturday, July 7th @ 7PM
Leone's Creamery

722 N Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783