University and High School Percussion Ensembles Performing April 4-5 at SWOSU

Southwestern Oklahoma State University will host the Oklahoma Percussion Festival this Friday and Saturday, April 4-5, on the Weatherford campus.

University and high school percussion ensembles will present concerts throughout the two-day festival in the Fine Arts Center. Admission is free, and the public is invited.

Hosting the event are the SWOSU Music Department and the Oklahoma chapter of the Percussive Arts Society.

David Bessinger said a guest artist recital will be presented each evening. Ji Hye Jung will present a solo marimba recital on Friday at 8:15 p.m. and a percussion trio, Line Upon Line, will perform on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

The schedule for the festival is:

 Friday, April 4, 2014

8:00 Lawton High School, Auditorium (Mr. Robert Miller)

8:30 Elk City High School, Band Room (Mr. Andrew Hatch)

9:00 Guthrie High School, Auditorium (Mr. Robert Blackburn)

9:30 Beggs High School, Band Room (Mr. Adam Mount)

10:00 Oklahoma City University, Auditorium (Dr. David Steffens)

11:00 Choctaw High School Band Room (Mr. Chris Ozinga)

11:30 University of Oklahoma, Auditorium (Dr. Lance Drege)

1:30 Comanche High School Band Room (Mr. Jack Francis)

2:00 Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Auditorium (Dr. David Bessinger)

3:00 Ada High School, Band Room (Mr. Jay Cloar)

3:30 University of Central Oklahoma, Auditorium (Mr. David Hardman)

4:30 Midwest City High School, Band Room (Ms. Holly Fike)

5:00 Putnam City North High School, Auditorium (Mr. Dane Romano)

5:45 Putnam City West High School, Band Room (Mr. Brad Gray)

7:15 Recital Lecture, Auditorium

8:15 Guest Artist Recital, Ji Hye Jung, Auditorium


Saturday April 5, 2014

9:00 Cameron University, Auditorium (Dr. James Lambert)

10:00 Yukon High School, Band Room (Mr. Charles Bartrug)

10:30 East Central Oklahoma State University, Auditorium (Dr. Ben Finley)

11:30 Moore High School, Band Room (Mr. Jeremy Parr)

12:00 Oklahoma State University, Auditorium (Mr. Wayne Bovenschen, Mr. Stuart Langsam)

1:00 Luncheon (East Ballroom) and OKPAS meeting (Bonny Board Room), SWOSU Memorial Union             (Reservations Required)

2:00 Piedmont High School, Band Room (Mr. Toni Myers)

2:30 Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Auditorium (Dr. Marc White)

3:30 Shawnee High School, Band Room (Mr. Jake Heck)

4:00 Clinic, Line upon Line percussion trio, Auditorium

7:30 Guest Artist Concert by Line upon Line percussion trio, Auditorium