Cameron University/Lawton Community Band and Cameron University/Lawton Civic Chorale set for March 1 concert

The Cameron University Department of Music will present the Cameron/Lawton Community Band and the Cameron University/Lawton Civic Chorale in concert on Sunday, March 1, at 3 p.m. in the University Theatre. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students, senior citizens and military. Cameron faculty, students and staff are admitted free with proper identification. 

The theme for the Cameron/Lawton Civic Chorale’s performance is “Songs from America by Americans.” Selections will include “The Sow Took the Measles” arranged by Walter Ehret; “Winter’s Night” arranged by Walter Ehret with soloists Dr. Shaun Calix, tenor, and Francis Sipe, soprano; “Tenting on the Old Camp Ground” by Walter Kittridge with Cameron alumnus David Duncan on guitar; “Elijah Rock“ arranged by Jester Hairston with Rebecca Battiata, soprano soloist; “Shenandoah” arranged by John Purifoy; “Sure on the Shining Night” by Samuel Barber; and “O Susanna” by Stephen Foster arranged by Mark Hayes. The ensemble will be conducted by Doris Lambert with piano accompaniment from Tom Willoughby.

The Cameron/Lawton Community Band, conducted by Dr. Jim Lambert, will perform John Philip Sousa’s “The U. S. Field Artillery March”; “Lincoln Legacy” by Michael Sweeney; “Ukrainian Folk Songs” by Halsey Stevens; “Fantasy Adventure at the Movies,” a medley of movie themes including “Star Trek,” “Back to the Future,” “Once Upon a Time,” and “E.T.,” arranged by Michael Brown; and “Armed Forces Salute” arranged by Bob Lowden.

The concert will conclude with combined performance of Roger Emerson’s and Paul Murtha’s “Irving Berlin’s America.” 

For more information, contact the Cameron University Department of Music at 580-581-2440.

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February 21, 2015

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