Composition Academy Concert
Local student composers, guided by three professional Composers-in-Residence, created original compositions during a week-long academy at Sisseton Wahpeton College in August. The Dakota Wind Quintet and Dakota String Quartet from the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra will premier the compositions during a Thursday, Sept. 12 concert at the Sisseton Performing Arts Center. There is free admission for the 7 p.m. concert, and the public is encouraged to attend. Student composers include Michael Wolcott, Heath Long, Tayon Wanna, Jamaal Lufkins, Tobia Shaw, Teagan Bellonger and Alannah Lawrence. The event is sponsored by the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra and the Sisseton Arts Council.