Area musicians join Cameron University students for Cameron/Lawton Community Band concert

The Cameron University Department of Music presents the Cameron/Lawton Community Band in concert on Sunday, October 12, at 3 p.m. in the University Theatre. Membership in the Cameron/Lawton Community Band includes more than 60 musicians who have previous intermediate-level performance on a woodwind, brass, or percussion instruments. In addition to Cameron students, alumni and faculty, high school students from Lawton MacArthur, Lawton Eisenhower, Lawton High, Lawton Arts Academy, Cache, Walters and Elgin, as well as several middle school band members will be performing. Additionally, community members from the Lawton/Fort Sill area as well as Duncan, Sterling and Wichita Falls are performing. Admission to the concert is $10 for adults and $5 for students and senior adults. Cameron University students, faculty and staff are admitted free with proper identification.

The Cameron/Lawton Community Band is conducted by Dr. Jim Lambert, Chair, CU Department of Music and Professor of Music. The concert will feature "George Washington Bicentennial March" by John Philip Sousa, "Americans We March" by Henry Fillmore, "English Dances for Band" by Malcolm Arnold, "Shenandoah" arranged by John Tatgenhorst, "Fanfare Prelude on the Italian Hymn" by James Curnow, Gustav Holst's "Mars" arranged by Jay Bocook, Gershwin's "An American in Paris" arranged by John Krance; and "Themes Like Old Times" by Warren Barker.  The concert will conclude with “Armed Forces Salute" arranged by Bob Lowden, and "Stars and Stripes Forever" by John Philip Sousa.

The Cameron/Lawton Community Band has performed more than 60 concerts over the past 38 years and presents a campus concert each semester at Cameron University.

For further information please call the Cameron University Department of Music at 580-581-2440.

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October 1, 2014

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