The Cameron University Concert Choir and the Cameron University Centennial Singers will appear on concert on Thursday, December 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cameron University Theatre. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students and senior adults. Cameron students, faculty and staff with CU I.D. are admitted at no charge.
Members of the Cameron Concert Choir are William T. Barrett, Christopher Beckett, Matthew Billings, Kathryn Burns, Britney Chauncey, Jessica Fernandez, Tara Gill, Jamie Hatcher, Chelsea Jenkins, Peter Macias, Stacia Martel, Jennifer Nixon and Jose' Rodriguez, all of Lawton; Jordan Brickhouse, Altus; Cole Hart, Walters; Aly Hays, Marlow; Kaley Neal, Kirk Prucha and Sierra Siffles, Duncan; Elizabeth Wiedeman, Wichita, Kan.; and Alyssa Yates, Elgin.
Brickhouse, Fernandez, Hart, Hays, Macias, Neal, Nixon, Prucha, Rodriguez and Yates are joined by Brad Wolf, Cache, to make up the Centennial Singers.
The Cameron Concert Choir, under the musical direction of Dr. Kathy Scherler, will present a salute to veterans and a tribute to Pearl Harbor with the performance of Scherler's arrangement of "The Star Spangled Banner" featuring soloist Nixon and Randall Thompson's "A Testament of Freedom." The Concert Choir will also present a holiday salute with Daniel Pinkham's "Christmas Cantata" that features a guest brass quintet of John Moots and Chad Willis on trumpet and Matthew Mireles, Kale Scherler and Carl Lundgren on trombone. The Cameron University Concert Choir is accompanied by Tom Willoughby on piano.
The Cameron Centennial Singers are conducted by Doris Lambert and accompanied by pianist David C. Anderson. According to Lambert, their repertoire will focus on a "non-traditional traditional Christmas" set of music that includes "O Come, All Ye Faithful” by John Francis Wade and arranged by Heather Sorenson; “Still, Still, Still” and “Silent Night,” arranged by Cindy Berry; “O Come, O Come Emmanuel,” a mid-19th century translation of a 13th century plainsong arranged by Darmon Meador; “Jingle Bells” inspired by the recording of Michael Buble’ and the Puppini Sisters, and “Glad Tidings of Joy” arranged by Mark Hayes.
For more information, contact the Cameron University Department of Music at 580-581-2440.
November 26, 2013