Cameron University presents Cameron University Guitar Ensemble in concert

The Cameron University Department of Music will present the CU Guitar Ensemble in concert on Sunday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the McCutcheon Recital Hall.  Featured guitarists are Ashim Bohara, Kathmandu, Nepal; Nick Callen, Cache; Trevor Campbell and Shane Rutherford, Lawton; Samuel Phillips, Sallisaw; and Wesley Stafford, Altus. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students, members of the military and senior citizens. Cameron University students, faculty and staff with CU I.D. are admitted at no charge. Seating is limited to 80 patrons.

Under the direction of Dr. Kirsten Underwood, the guitar ensemble will perform a wide range of musical styles. The program will include Renaissance pieces by de Sermisy and Ferretti, a Baroque canon by Telemann, and compositions by Dvorak and Grieg written during the Romantic period. Vocalist Chelsea Jenkins, Lawton, will join Rutherford for “Wayfaring Stranger,” a classic American folk song. Bohara and Stafford will combine for Tunisian oud master Anouar Brahem’s “Parfumo de Gitane.”  Selections from Manuel de Falla’s “Siete Canciones Populares Espanolas” will be included. The concert will conclude with “Flamenco Lingo,” composed by Oklahoma native Mason Williams.

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

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February 26, 2015

PR# 15-040