SWOSU Orchestra to Perform Christmas Concert


Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s Symphony Orchestra will present a Christmas concert this Tuesday, November 18, at 8:15 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center lobby on the Weatherford campus.

Admission is free, and the public is invited.

The orchestra, conducted by Maestro Robert Chambers, will feature popular, traditional Christmas songs and others from around the world.  Many favorite carols will be performed, and the audience will be invited to sing along. 

“Come and join the orchestra in this very special musical celebration,” Chamber said.

Chamber is assisted by graduate assistant 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; Krystal Moore, Spencer; Lindsey Preston, Oklahoma City; David Robillard, Oklahoma City; and Lona Scott, Weatherford.  Viola:  Clayton Harris, Norman; Ashton Rose, Wichita Falls TX; Kimberly Stewart, Bartlesville, and Joyce Teghtmeyer, Weatherford. 

Also, Cello:  Pam Yost Almack, Ponca City;  Kathy Dobrinski, Weatherford; Michaela Logan, Ponca City, and Garrett Rodriguez, Stinnett TX.  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:  Joy Miller, Lawton; 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; Christopher Hall, 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.