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SWOSU and Norman North Orchestras to Perform Together on November 28


The SWOSU Symphony Orchestra will have a side-by-side concert with the Norman North High School Orchestra on Tuesday, November 28, at 5:30 p.m. on the Weatherford campus.

Admission is free to the concert, which will be held in the Fine Arts Center.

SWOSU Symphony Orchestra Director Dr. Hsuan-Yu Alex Lee said there will be around 100 orchestral musicians performing together to present an exciting and beautiful concert program.

As an award-winning string program, under the directorship of Brenda Wagner, the Norman North Orchestra has been awarded superior ratings at state competitions and has been the recipient of the State Sweepstakes Award for the past 20 years. NNHS orchestras have also been awarded Best in Class at music festivals in Colorado Springs, Dallas, New Orleans and San Antonio.  

The SWOSU Symphony Orchestra will perform Dvorak’ Symphony No. 9 (From the New World) and the NNHS orchestra will perform With Quiet Courage by Larry Daehn and Fire Dance by Soon Hee Newbold. They will join to perform Dvorak’s Slavonic Dance No. 46, No. 8 and Elgar’s Nimrod from the Enigma Variations.