Cameron/Lawton Community Band concert to feature musicians from throughout southwest Oklahoma

The Cameron University Department of Music will present the Cameron/Lawton Community Band in concert on Sunday, October 11 at 2 p.m. Featuring musicians from throughout southwest Oklahoma, the concert will take place in the Cameron University Theatre. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens. Cameron students, faculty and staff will be admitted at no charge with proper identification.    

Membership in the Cameron/Lawton Community Band includes more than 50 musicians, including local high school students from Lawton MacArthur, Lawton Eisenhower, Lawton High, Cache High School, Walters High School, and Elgin High School, as well as several middle school band members. The band also features adult musicians from Lawton-Fort Sill, Duncan, Sterling, Fletcher and Wichita Falls in addition to Cameron students, alumni and faculty. The Cameron/Lawton Community Band is conducted by Dr. Jim Lambert, Professor of Music.

The concert repertoire will include “Footlifter March” by Henry Fillmore; “American Jazz Suite” by Allen Vizzutti and featuring a trumpet solo by Derek Griner, Band Director at Lawton High School;  “Greensleeves--A Fantasia for Band” by Vaughn Williams and arranged by Robert W. Smith; “Half-Moon on the Hudson” by Michael Sweeney; “Midway March” by John Williams and arranged by John Moss; and Duke Ellington’s “It Don't Mean a Thing,” arranged by John Moss.  The concert will conclude with “Armed Forces Salute” arranged by Bob Lowden.

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

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September 30, 2015

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