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Black Hills Symphony Orchestra Instrument


2016-2017 Concert Schedule

All concerts will start promptly at 7:30 pm at the Performing Arts Center of Rapid City unless otherwise noted.

Past Concerts

Mount Rushmore Celebration

Mount Rushmore Celebration
Mount Rushmore Society10/22/2016

This concert will be held at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center. BHSO season ticket holders get the best seats!

Join the Black Hills Symphony, Dakota Choral Union, and the Black Hills State University Chorus in a performance of Michael Daugherty’s spectacular Mount Rushmore for chorus and orchestra. Featuring SDPB’s stunning Soaring South Dakota aerial video!

Hosted by the Mount Rushmore Society, celebrating the 75th anniversary of completion of Mount Rushmore National Memorial


The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year 12/03/16

Come celebrate the holiday season with a sparkling concert featuring vocalist Michael Shaw!


Top Secret! Music to Spy By

Top Secret! Music To Spy By

The BHSO investigates soundtracks from your favorite spy movies and television shows, including music from the James Bond films, Mission Impossible, Pink Panther, Sherlock Holmes, The Avengers, Austin Powers, and much more. This concert begins at 8:00 pm.

Black Hills Symphony Orchestra Young Artist Competition

38th BHSO Young Artist Competition

First United Methodist Church

Free admission - donations appreciated

Every season, one of the best-attended and most eagerly anticipated events is the BHSO Young Artists Competition and the performance of the winner with our orchestra at our March concert. These are joyous events that celebrate our area's young musical talent.


Celebration of Youth

A Celebration of Youth

The Black Hills Symphony presents the winner of the Young Artist Competition– plus music of Elgar and child prodigy composer — Schubert.


An Evening with Chen and the Black Hills Symphony

An Evening with Sean Chen and the Black Hills Symphony

Sean Chen returns to Rapid City! The young American pianist won third prize at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. Since then, he has continued to earn accolades for “alluring, colorfully shaded renditions” (New York Times), and was recently named a 2015 fellow by the prestigious Leonore Annenberg Fellowship Fund for the Performing Arts.


Black Hills Symphony Orchestra Chamber Party

Black Hills Symphony Chamber Music Party

If you wish to host a chamber party for the 2016/2017 season or make reservations please call 605-348-4676 or email us.

Chamber party dates:To be announced for the 2016/2017 season soon.


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