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SWOSU Orchestra Featured This Tuesday

February 19, 2009

The Southwestern Oklahoma State University Symphony Orchestra will present a concert this Tuesday, February 24, on the Weatherford campus.

The 8:15 p.m. concert will be held in the Fine Arts Center lobby. Admission is free, and the public is invited.

Music selections will include Symphony No. 8 by Haydn, featuring Dr. Sophia Lee on harpsichord; Concerto for Trumpet by Hummel with instrumental soloists Nick Lindley, Elisa Endres and Keith Medders; Symphony No. 5 by Beethoven;  Russian Sailors' Dance from "The Red Poppy" by Gliere; and Harry Potter Symphonic Suite by Williams.

 The orchestra is conducted by Maestro Robert Chambers.  Graduate assistant is Pam Almack. 

Orchestra members are: Violin: Sara Abernathy, Oklahoma City; Shannon Aldredge, Oklahoma City; David DeLoera, Bethany; Kathryn Dorton, Enid; Jaymes Kirksey, Spencer; Crystal Mars, Oklahoma City; Melissa McSpadden, Weatherford; Jenny Mingus, Caddo; Lindsey Preston, Oklahoma City; David Robillard, Oklahoma City; and Lona Scott, Weatherford. Viola:  Clayton Harris, Norman; Avery Lee, Oklahoma City; Ashton Rose, Wichita Falls, TX; Kimberly Stewart, Bartlesville; and Joyce Teghtmeyer, Weatherford. Cello:  Pam Yost Almack, Ponca City; Kathy Dobrinski, Weatherford; and Hector Lopez, Weatherford. Bass:  Josh Cabaniss, Clinton; William Morse, Sterling; and JoAnne Rogers, Weatherford.  Flute:  Christina Colston, Del City; Amanda Desadier, Walters; and Diane Pihulic, Lawton.  Oboe:  Michael DePew, Mustang. Bassoon: Josh Lawson, Colorado Springs, CO; and Sarah Stevens, Owasso.  Clarinet: Misty Schumann, Midwest City; and Haleigh Wood, Purcell.  Horn:  James Edwards, Plainview, TX; and Thomas Rady, Altus. Trumpet: Elisa Endres, Gainesville, TX; Nicholas Lindley, Cordell; and Keith Medders, Grove. Trombone: Braden Boily, Enid; and Sean Wright, Moore. Tuba:  Lane Folds, Duncan. Percussion: Jacob Heck, Washington; Enid Hennen, Tecumseh; Lance Longhorn, Tecumseh; and Tyler Paul, White Deer, TX.  Harpsichord/Celesta: Dr. Sophia Lee, Weatherford.

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