Please join us for an evening of music and art from many living traditions.
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Friday | October 21
7:00pm | Pre-concert recital by Bryan Akipa and an exhibit curated by All My Relations Arts Gallery and Two Rivers Gallery – Minneapolis American Indian Center
8:00pm | Concert
Antonín Dvorák: Serenade in D Minor for Winds
Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson: Sinfonietta No. 1
Louis W. Ballard: Incident at Wounded Knee (SPCO commission)
Gabriela Ortiz: La Calaca for String Orchestra
Led by SPCO Musicians, hosted by Gwen Westerman
Bryan Akipa — Member of the Sisseton Wahpeton Sioux Tribe, Army veteran, elementary teacher, and visual and performing artist. He is an award-winning traditional Native American red cedar flute player.
Gwen Westerman — Writer, artist, teacher. An enrolled member of the Sisseton Wahpeton Dakota Oyate, and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. She is the co-author of Mni Sota Makoce: The Land of the Dakota which won a 2013 Minnesota Book Award and a 2014 Hognander Minnesota History Award.