Top off the season May 6th with Derik Nelson & Family!

Dalten, Riana, and Derik Nelson

Nurtured in the Pacific Northwest, the Derik Nelson & Family signature sound features velvety three-part vocal harmonies only a family can deliver. 
Siblings Derik, Riana and Dalten have been performing together since childhood.  They’ve garnered over three million views on YouTube, and toured over 40 locations along the West Coast to raise money for music education.  Derik has appeared regularly as lead guitarist on TV’s “Glee,” among other shows.
The Nelson’s bring their spectacular concert to the Belle Fourche Area Community Center on Sunday, May 6, 2018.  Their 7:30 p.m. performance tops off a season of great entertainment brought to town as part of the Center of the Nation Concert Association.
This vibrant group provides a concert experience like no other, featuring pristine sound, a state-of-the-art light show, and an integrated 20-foot video display.  This innovative technique uses the latest in audio-video technology to take audiences on an aural and visual journey through time and space, with an impressive array of landscapes, weather conditions, and musical settings.
About these talented young folks:
Derik – singer, songwriter, producer, audio engineer.  His singing voice has been heard on numerous TV shows including “The Voice,” and “How I Met Your Mother”. First place winner in the Indie International Songwriting competition for his original song, “The Way It’s Gonna Go.” Graduate of the University of Southern California.
Riana – vocalist, press, management. Musical Theatre degree from the University of Michigan.  Lead vocalist for Princess Cruises.  Managed summer program for Disney in China, teaching children 5-7 years old. On screen vocalist for Renee Zellweger’s pilot “Cinnamon Girl.”
Dalten – vocalist, video/light/tech designer.  Attended Arizona State U. with an extensive musical theatre background.  Conceptualized, designed, filmed, edited & executed over 150 separate videos to create visual “immersion” in the musical experience. 
Join us Sunday evening, May 6th at 7:30 as Derik Nelson & Family offer a fitting season finale’ for the Center of the Nation Concert Association     

See you next fall!

Apollo 5 will feature folk, pop, and classical on March 13th!

This smooth vocal quintet from London consists of two sopranos, one tenor, one baritone and one bass blends their superb individual voices in a nicely-mixed program that includes classical folk and pop music. 
You’ll love it!  Apollo 5 is on its first major tour in the United States, and one of the stops on the tour is at the Belle Fourche Area Community on Tuesday, March 13, 2018.   Brought to town by the Center of the Nation Concert Association, the Apollo 5  a capella concert will begin at 7:30 p.m.

These talented singers include (above, left-to-right): 
§  CIARAN – Irish tenor – graduate of the Royal Irish Academy of Music in Dublin.  First pursued a career in opera before choral music became his main interest.

§  CHARLOTTE – Soprano – grew up in a musical family and held a choral scholarship at Nottingham University before studying Italian and singing in Rome.  Joined Apollo5 in2013 and is the group’s resident choreographer.

§  GREG – Baritone – also a graduate of Nottingham University, Greg sang with the National Youth Choir of Great Britain, and pursues his interest in acting with the National Youth Music Theatre.

§  CLARE – Soprano – very active with charity work and is responsible for developing Apollo 5.  She has degrees from the University of St. Andrews and is heavily involved with many top galleries particularly in the field of contemporary art.

§  ALEX – Bass – loves opera as well as acapella singing.  He has been part of the Grange Park Opera chorus for many seasons, and sings in the Philharmonia Chorus in London.  He is a patron of The Chiltern Centre (disabled children care).
“A class act!” – London Acapella Festival
“They gave everything to their audience, and produced an energetic and engaging performance.”  “Such clear and lovely voices.” – The King’s Singers
“A stunning, beautiful sound.” – BBC Radio 2
Circle March 13th on your calendar and plan to enjoy this top-flight group!  In the meantime, you can take a sneak peek at their talent by checking out our preview videos in the left-hand column.  Too, you can visit their website at Apollo 5.