SWOSU Choirs to Perform Thursday, December 3


Several Southwestern Oklahoma State University choirs will perform in concert this Thursday, December 3, on the Weatherford campus.

The SWOSU Women's Chorus, Chamber Singers and SWOSU Singers will perform at 7 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center lobby. Admission is free, and the public invited.

The Women's Chorus, under the direction of Joyce Adams Curtis, will perform selections by Andrea Gabrieli, Felix Mendelssohn and Gustav Holst.  Dr. Terry Segress will serve as organist on the Mendelssohn piece and Karena van Horn is pianist for the group.   The Women's Chorus is one of the featured honor choirs to perform at the Oklahoma Music Educators Association conference in January, 2010.  

Under the direction of Dr. Daniel Farris, the Chamber Singers will perform selections by John Clements, Anton Bruckner, Charles Villiers Standford and John Farmer.   

Dr. Bonnie Borshay Sneed, director of choral activities at SWOSU, conducts the SWOSU Singers, which will perform Mark Hayes Here's One with oboist Michael Depew.  Emma Grosz, vocal music education student, will conduct "Do You Hear What I Hear?" and Fred Silver's Seasonal Round will also be performed.  Pianist is Jaymes Kirksey.