Fundraiser for SWOSU Trumpet Ensemble Planned in Elk City for Upcoming Honor
The Southwestern Oklahoma State University trumpet ensemble has been selected to perform at the 39th annual Conference of the International Trumpet Guild in Valley Forge (PA) on May 20-24, and a fundraiser to help the ensemble is planned Friday, May 9, in Elk City.
The ensemble auditioned for the event, which will feature some of the world’s greatest trumpet performers, teachers and manufacturers. The SWOSU trumpet ensemble will perform a prelude prior to piccolo trumpet specialist Michael Arndt’s recital.
The dinner concert fundraiser at the First Presbyterian Church in Elk City will be held Friday, May 9, at 7 p.m. The concert will feature music from Ewazen, Bach and others, including SWOSU student composer Jackson Anderson.
Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for students. For more information on the dinner and how to purchase tickets, please contact Angela Farris at 817.694.5035.
Members of the trumpet ensemble traveling to Valley Forge include: Jakub Chermack, Enid; Mikela Connella, Oologah; Austin Hardman, Guymon; Benjamin King, Urbana IL; Joaquin Martinez, Anadarko; Davison Nguyen, Oklahoma City; and Tommy Smith, Elk City.