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Student Chad Hutchinson Works With Singer/Songwriter Ben Folds

February 27, 2017

Chad Hutchinson (DMA, orchestral conducting, student of Mark Russell Smith) recently conducted a Pops Concert with singer/songwriter Ben Folds and the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra on February 11, 2017. Performing to a sold-out Washington Pavilion, the concert featured the artist's Piano Concerto, works off his new album So Close, as well as some of his hits including, "Brick," "Zak and Sara," and "The Luckiest." Hutchinson is in his second season as the assistant conductor of the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra and music director of the South Dakota Symphony Youth Orchestra.