SWOSU Music Department Plans Concerts During 5-Day Stretch in December


Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s Department of Music presents choral, symphonic, community band and tuba concerts over the course of five days in December.

Dr. Keith Talley, chair of the department, said the concerts will feature some holiday music and invites everyone to attend the free performances.

The choral ensemble will perform on Thursday, December 6, at 7 p.m. in the lobby of the Fine Arts Center. At 7 p.m. on Friday, December 7, the symphonic and community band takes the stage in the Fine Arts Center Auditorium. Capping the set is the annual Tuba Christmas concert on Monday night, December 10, at 6 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Auditorium.

The tuba concert will feature tuba and euphonium players from around the region playing Christmas carols. Anyone who plays tuba or euphonium and would like to perform can meet at 4:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center for a rehearsal before the 6 p.m. concert. Dr. Terry Segress, retired chair of the music department, will be a guest conductor along with Dr. Robert Chambers and Marc Mueller. 

For more information about any of the concerts, contact Talley at 580.774.3217 or by email at keith.talley@swosu.edu.