News Releases

School of Mines to celebrate holidays with music
Release Date Friday, November 1, 2013

RAPID CITY, S.D. (Nov. 1, 2013) – The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology Orchestra and Brass Choir will kick off of the holiday celebrations with a Saint Cecilia’s Day concert on Friday, Nov. 22, in the Music Center on the SDSM&T campus. The feast day of Saint Cecilia, patron saint of musicians, has traditionally been an occasion for musical concerts and festivals. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m.

The University Choir, Concert Choir, and Master Chorale will join forces for their annual holiday concerts at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Help on Saturday, Dec. 7, and Sunday, Dec. 8. Both performances will begin at 7:30 p.m.

On Monday, Dec. 9, the symphonic and jazz bands will hold their holiday concert in the SDSM&T Music Center at 7:30 p.m.

All events are free and open to the public.


About SDSM&T

Founded in 1885, the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is a science and engineering research university located in Rapid City, S.D., offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The university enrolls 2,640 students from 45 states and 37 countries, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 14:1. The average starting salary for graduates is $62,400 with a 98 percent placement rate. Find us online at, on Facebook at and on Twitter at