*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. 


All Student Performances are general admission and free to the public!



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