Concertmaster Doosook Kim Celebrates 20 years with The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra

On April 30, 2016, the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra (SDSO) will celebrate the 20th anniversary of Concertmaster Doosook Kim. Kim will perform Beethoven's Violin Concerto on the first half, and the South Dakota Symphony Chorus will join the orchestra in the second half for Beethoven's Mass in C.

"Doosook Kim is an invaluable asset to the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra, to the Sioux Falls community, to the state of South Dakota and the region," said Delta David Gier, music director of the SDSO. "She has tirelessly given of herself as a musician and teacher for 20 years, enriching the lives of thousands. It is an honor to celebrate her impact on the community with a performance of Beethoven's masterpiece."

In the second half of the concert, the South Dakota Symphony Chorus will perform Beethoven's glorious Mass in C with the orchestra. The South Dakota Symphony Chorus, under the direction of Dr. James Johnson, is comprised of over 100 volunteers throughout the Sioux Falls community.

The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra and Chorus will perform Beethoven CELEBRATION on Saturday, April 30 at 7:30 p.m. at the Washington Pavilion. Tickets can be purchased online at or by calling the Washington Pavilion box office at (605) 367 - 6000.

The Crescendo Program offers $10 tickets to all Classical Series performances to anyone under the age of 35 as well as free tickets for children with the purchase of an adult ticket to any Classical Series concert. In addition, members of the community who have never attended an SDSO performance before can receive a complimentary ticket to their first Classical Series concert.

To participate in the Crescendo Program, please call the box office at (605) 367-6000.

Photo Credit: The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra

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