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SWOSU Orchestra Plans October Concert


The Southwestern Oklahoma State University Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Dr. Robert Chambers, will be in concert on Tuesday, October 16, at 8:15 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center on the Weatherford campus.

The concert will feature the following selections:  Three Seventeenth Century Dutch Tunes arranged by Hans Kindler; Battle Hymn of the Republic arranged by Peter J. Wilhousky; Fugue for Small Orchestra by Charles Ives; and Piano Concerto No. 5 in Eb Major, Op. 73 “Emperor” by Ludwig van Beethoven, featuring SWOSU music faculty member Dr. Dennis Widen as piano soloist. 

Admission is free, and the public is invited.

Orchestra members are: Violin—Sara Abernathy, Oklahoma City; Shannon Aldredge, Oklahoma City; Sarah Carlock, Tulsa; David DeLoera, Bethany; Kathryn Dorton, Enid; Jaymes Kirksey, Spencer; Crystal Mars, Oklahoma City; Melissa McSpadden, Weatherford; Lindsey Preston, Oklahoma City; Alexa Schlickbernd, Blanchard; and Lona Scott, Weatherford.  Viola—Ashton Rose, Wichita Falls, TX; Kimberly Stewart, Bartlesville; and Joyce Teghtmeyer, Weatherford.  Cello—Pam Yost Almack, Ponca City;  Kathy Dobrinski, Weatherford; Michaela Logan, Ponca City; and Garrett Rodriguez, Stinnett, TX.  Bass— JoAnne Rogers, Weatherford.  Harp—Lauren Palmer, Oklahoma City.  Flute—Mollie Baker, Canadian, TX; Megan Blevins, Bartlesville; and Kayla McLaughlin, Clinton.  Oboe—Michael DePew, Mustang.  Bassoon—David Burkhart, Midwest City; and Sarah Stevens, Owasso.  Clarinet—Katy Gaither, Norman; Michael Schoonover, Anadarko; and Haleigh Wood, Purcell.  Horn—  James Edwards, Plainview, TX; Daniel Moran, Altus; Thomas Rady, Altus; and Janis South, Weatherford.  Trumpet—Steven Conner, Alva; Aaron Daniels, Altus; and Nicholas Lindley, Cordell.  Trombone—Braden Boily, Enid; Christopher Hall, Enid; and Nathan Rapson, Del City.  Tuba—Greg Garrison, Sayre.  Percussion—Andrew Hatch, Owasso; Enid Hennen, Tecumseh; Jason Johnston, Oklahoma City; and John Scarritt, El Reno.