IMC Festival of the Arts Performance – Marilyn Schempp & Peggy Bartunek
July 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Marilyn Schempp & Peggy Bartunek
Organist Marilyn Schempp is the principal organist of the South Dakota Symphony and Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She holds a B.A. in Vocal and Instrumental Music from Augustana University in Sioux Falls and a Master’s of Music in Organ Performance from the University of South Dakota. Marilyn is an active member of the American Guild of Organists where she has served as Dean of the South Dakota Chapter, Director of the SD Chapter’s Organ Academy, and as a committee member and director of six Pipe Organ Encounter Camps for her chapter. Since 2012, Marilyn has been serving as the Regional Councillor for the North Central Region of the American Guild of Organists—an eight state region. She is also active in the Music Teacher’s National Association where she was the state competition chair for 8 years.
Marilyn will be joined on stage this evening by friend and colleague Peggy Bartunek. An active pianist, vocalist, and choral adjudicator, Peggy is currently a member of the Wild Sneaky Oats and serves as the Rodgers Organ representative for MN, ND, and SD.
All events are free to the public except where noted. All times are Central Standard Time and are subject to change. For more up to date information, please contact the IMC office via email or phone (701) 263-4211 (June-July) or (701) 838-8472 (September-May). There is a gate charge ($20 per vehicle) to enter the International Peace Garden.
The 2018 sponsors for the Festival of the Arts Series are: Sunrise Credit Union-Boissevain, Greater Rugby Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, Dacotah Bank of Rolla, Dunseith Community Betterment, First National Bank & Trust of Bottineau, Starion Financial of Dunseith, and Rolette State Bank.