A great opportunity for area string students of all ages and levels to rehearse and perform with some of the greatest string musicians produced by Rapid City. Leading the rehearsals, workshops and concert will be Rapid City Natives musicians, Bill Rounds (Boston Pops), Julie Edwards (Utah Symphony), Michael Hill (Chamber Music Festival), and guest musician Dawn Marie Edwards (Chamber Music Festival of the Black Hills).
Chamber Music for Children is an educational outreach project for all Fifth-Grade students in the Rapid City Public School System. The goal of this project is to give students the experience of hearing chamber music, and the opportunity to interact with the musicians, their instruments and the music.
Black Hills Chamber Music Society has the opportunity to bring outside music entertainment and education to the children and staff of the Children's Home. Nothing activates the brain like music. Music therapy bolsters attention and the ability to focus. It also reduces hyperactivity and strengthens social skills.