Sioux Falls Municipal Band
About the Sioux Falls Municipal Band
The Sioux Falls Municipal Band, one of the oldest and most prestigious bands in the nation, has been performing without interruption since 1919. The band’s performances begin with the Armed Forces Day Celebration in May each season and continue through early August. Special events include the Flag Day performance at Veterans’ Memorial Park, the Mayor’s Fourth of July Picnic, the Jaycees’ annual 4th of July Celebration, and an indoor concert at the historic Orpheum Theater.
17,000 people annually attend the Municipal Band concerts which include two performances each Sunday, and additional performances during the week. Guest performers have included world-renowned opera singer Emily Lodine, regionally noted singers Gabriel Rivero, Tammy Roberts, Sarah Schreck, and Kelly Keyser, instrumentalists Carl Hallstrom, Emily Brandel and Tyler Nettestad, and children’s entertainer Phil Baker, as well as other highly talented performers.
Band members are selected and are compensated for their services. For more information concerning the band, please contact Chris Hill at 605-332-0867.
Auditions for the Municipal Band:
Openings for the band will be filled by audition. Please contact the Bandmaster Christopher Hill at 605-201-2551 to schedule.
|Saturday, May 20, 2017||10am||VA Medical Center||2501 W 22nd St||Armed Forces Day|
|Monday, May 29, 2017||10 a.m.||VA Medical Center||2501 W 22nd St||Memorial Day|
|Tuesday, June 6, 2017||7:30 p.m.||Dow Rummel||1321 Dow Rummel||Victrola Voyage|
|Sunday, June 11, 2017||8 p.m.||Terrace Bandshell||1100 W 4th St|| Bugs Bunny: Classical Music
You Didn't Know You Knew!
|Wednesday, June 14, 2017||7 p.m.||Veterans' Park||1021 W Bailey St||The Greatest Generation|
|Sunday, June 18, 2017||8 p.m.||Terrace Bandshell||1100 W 4th St||Sousa!|
|Tuesday, June 20, 2017||7:30 p.m.||The Inn on Westport||4000 S Westport Ave||Glory of the Trumpets!|
|Sunday, June 25, 2017||8 p.m.||Terrace Bandshell||1100 W 4th St|| Don't Worry, Be Hippy . . .
A Baby Boomer Bash
|Tuesday, June 27, 2017||7:30 p.m.||Good Sam Village||3901 S Marion Rd||Play that Funky Oboe, Hot Boys|
|Sunday, July 2, 2017||8 p.m.||Terrace Bandshell||1100 W 4th St||In the Miller Mood|
|Tuesday, July 4, 2017||11 a.m.||Falls Park||131 E Falls Park Dr||American Pride|
|Tuesday, July 4, 2017||7:30 p.m.||W.H. Lyons Fairgrounds||100 N Lyons Blvd||Red, White, and Blue|
|Friday, July 7, 2017||7 p.m.||Pop Up Park||Phillips Ave Plaza||Mini Muni Brass Band|
|Saturday, July 8, 2017||10 a.m.||U.S.S. S.D. Battleship Memorial||12th and Kiwanis Ave||Victory at Sea|
|Sunday, July 9, 2017||8 p.m.||Terrace Bandshell||1100 W 4th St||Sole Music-Marches!|
|Thursday, July 13, 2017||7:30 p.m.||Active Generations||2600 W 46th St||Heaven and that other Place|
|Sunday, July 16, 2017||8 p.m.||Terrace Bandshell||1100 W 4th St||Music by Dead White Guys|
|Tuesday, July 18, 2017||12 noon||Pop Up Park||Phillips Ave Plaza||Mini Muni Wind Quintet|
|Tuesday, July 18, 2017||7:30 p.m.||Touchmark at All Saints||111 W 17th St||Music Heavy Enough to Sink|
|Sunday, July 23, 2017||8 p.m.||Terrace Bandshell||1100 W 4th St||Paul Hoy Circus Concert|
|Tuesday, July 25, 2017||7:30 p.m.||Good Samaritan Center||401 W 2nd St||Music A' La King|
|Sunday, July 30, 2017||8 p.m.||Terrace Bandshell||1100 W 4th St||It Ain't Over 'til a Person of Yet to be
Determined Stature and Gender Sings
|Wednesday, August 2, 2017||7:30 p.m.||McKennan Park Bandshell||1400 W 3rd Ave||Benny, Glenn, Duke and Friends|
|Sunday, August 6, 2017||8 p.m.||Terrace Bandshell||1100 W 4th St||Grand Finale|
About the Bandmaster
Christopher Hill, Bandmaster, is well known to the Sioux Falls audiences for his performances with the South Dakota Symphony, Dakota Wind Quintet and other groups. He has performed nationally and internationally with some of the world’s most prestigious musical organizations. He holds Bachelor’s and Masters of Music degrees from Temple University.