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OBU Music Features 22 Performances in Concert Schedule

Whitmore and Hogan kick off slate with October recitals

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 Dr. Keith Whitmore and a guest recital by Penny Hogan 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 Chapelís Yarborough Auditorium. He will be assisted by Katie Cease, oboe; Michael Ware, clarinet; Thresa Swadley, cello; and Laura Whitmore, 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 Ė Chapel Choir, Bisonettes, Bison Glee Club and Chorale Ė will be performing during the Choral Ensembles Fall Concert on Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m., in Raley Chapelís Potter Auditorium.

2005-06 OBU Concert Schedule
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&Mís 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

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