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  • Dakota Valley Symphony
  • Dakota Valley Symphony
  • Dakota Valley Symphony
  • Dakota Valley Symphony
Upcoming Performance

December 7, 2014 – 2:00 PM (Traditional) and 7:00 PM (Sing Along)

Handel’s Messiah

Dakota Valley Symphony and Dakota Valley Symphony Chorus

This holiday favorite features the Dakota Valley Symphony Chorus and soloists, along with the full orchestra.  There will be a traditional performance at 2:00 p.m. At the 7:00 p.m. performance, you can join the chorus from the comfort of your seat for a sing-along performance.  So bring along your scores to join in.  Scores will be available for sale in the lobby if you are in need of one.

Young Artists Competition

The Dakota Valley Symphony and Chorus is seeking young musicians to compete in the 2015 Young Artists Concerto and Aria Competition. Students of orchestral instruments or voice in grades 7 - 12 are invited to audition. Winner(s) will be granted the opportunity to perform with the Dakota Valley Symphony as part of our Sunday, April 26, 2015 concert as well as our Children's concert on Monday, April 27, 2015, both at the Ames Center.

Auditions will be held Tuesday, January 6, 2015 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Schmitt Music Center in Edina. Full application information including approved repertoire list, details of audition, and requirements for participation can be obtained by clicking here. All application materials must be received or postmarked no later than December 15, 2014. For any additional questions, please contact Sarah Jacobs, DVS Operations manager, at






Who are we?

The DVS is a non-profit volunteer arts organization that has served orchestral and choral performances to Minnesota's Dakota county since 1986.  Learn more.