OBU Music Features 22 Performances in Concert Schedule

Opportunities for attending vocal and instrumental performances are plenteous on Bison Hill. The Oklahoma Baptist University Division of Music recently released its 2005-06 concert schedule. A faculty recital by <b>Dr. Keith Whitmore</b> and a guest recital by <b>Penny Hogan</b> kick off the slate in early October.



Whitmore, OBU instructor of music and staff accompanist, will give a faculty piano recital on Oct. 6 at 7:30 p.m., in Raley Chapel&rsquo;s Yarborough Auditorium. He will be assisted by <b>Katie Cease</b>, oboe; <b>Michael Ware</b>, clarinet; <b>Thresa Swadley</b>, cello; and <b>Laura Whitmore</b>, piano.



The program includes works by Beethoven, Chopin, Brahms and Grainger as well as arrangements written by Whitmore.



Hogan will perform as part of the fourth annual Vocal Honors Academy on Oct. 13-14 in Yarborough Auditorium. The VHA is for select high school vocal students from across Oklahoma.



Besides making her New York City debut at Carnegie Hall, Hogan has sung in opera houses throughout the country. She also has performed on the concert stage in recital and oratorio.



All four OBU choral ensembles  Chapel Choir, Bisonettes, Bison Glee Club and Chorale  will be performing during the Choral Ensembles Fall Concert on Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m., in Raley Chapel&rsquo;s Potter Auditorium.



<pre><b>2005-06 OBU Concert Schedule</b>

Oct. 6 Keith Whitmore, Faculty Recital

7:30 p.m., Yarborough Auditorium

Oct. 13-14 Penny Hogan, Soprano, Guest Artist

7:30 p.m., Yarborough Auditorium

Oct. 25 Chamber Orchestra Kremlin

7:30 p.m., Yarborough Auditorium

Oct. 27-28 M&amp;M&rsquo;s Pops Concert

7:30 p.m., Potter Auditorium

Oct. 30 Choral Ensembles Fall Concert

7:30 p.m., Potter Auditorium

Nov. 11 Homecoming Gala

8:30 p.m., Potter Auditorium

Nov. 19 Opera Theater

7:30 p.m., Yarborough Auditorium

Nov. 20 OU/OBU String Quartet

3 p.m., Yarborough Auditorium

Dec. 3 Hanging of the Green

7:30 p.m., Potter Auditorium

Dec. 4 Preparatory Choirs

3 p.m., Potter Auditorium

Feb. 14 Davide Cabassi, Piano, Guest Artist

7:30 p.m., Yarborough Auditorium

Feb. 20 Concerto-Aria

8:30 p.m., Potter Auditorium

March 28 Collegium Concert

7:30 p.m., Stubblefield Chapel

April 17 University Ringers

7:30 p.m., Yarborough Auditorium

April 18 OBU/Shawnee Community Orchestra

7:30 p.m., Potter Auditorium

April 23 Youth Choir and Concert Choir

3 p.m., Yarborough Auditorium

April 25 University Chorale

7:30 p.m., Yarborough Auditorium

April 27 Symphonic Band Concert

7:30 p.m., Potter Auditorium

April 30 Shawnee Honor Choir

3 p.m., Yarborough Auditorium

May 2 Bisonettes

7:30 p.m., Yarborough Auditorium

May 4 Bison Glee Club

7:30 p.m., Yarborough Auditorium

May 5 Bison Jazz Orchestra

7:30 p.m., Yarborough Auditorium</pre>