Southwestern Oklahoma State University
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Norman High Chorale to Join SWOSU Choirs in Thursday Concert

Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s vocal/choral division will perform its 2017 fall invitational concert on Thursday, October 5, featuring the Norman High Chorale, conducted by Stephania Abell.  

The 7 p.m. free concert in the Fine Arts Center on the Weatherford campus will also feature the Southwestern Singers, Chamber Choir, and the SWOSU Symphony Orchestra in a performance of Franz Schubert's Mass in G, D. 167, with solos sung by faculty and students. The SWOSU ensembles are conducted by Dr. Daniel Farris in collaboration with pianists Janis South and Sherry Zhang.  

Norman High School Chorale is Norman High School's premiere choral ensemble comprised of 59 singers.  The NHS Chorale has been selected to perform at the Oklahoma Music Educator Association yearly conference in January 2018.  Abell has been teaching in Oklahoma public schools for nine years, winning sweepstakes awards at state contests for the past six years.  Before her tenure at Norman High School, Abell was in the Air Force.