March 10, 2006
Oklahoma Baptist Universityís Bisonette Glee Club will perform in Flagstaff, Glendale, and Phoenix, Arizona, for the groupís 2006 Spring Tour. Since its founding in 1954, the Bisonettes have performed throughout the United States.
The Bisonettes were organized by Warren M. Angell, former dean of OBUís Warren M. Angell College of Fine Arts. Members are selected through annual auditions and represent various academic areas of the university. The glee club performs at many campus events, including chapel services, Homecoming, and Hanging of the Green. The group takes a multi-state concert tour each year.
The Bisonettes are under the direction of Dr. Darla Eshelman, OBU associate professor of music education. Eshelman is a graduate of Grand Canyon University, where she received her bachelorís degree in musical arts. She completed her masterís degree in music education at Arizona State University and her Ph.D. degree at the University of Oklahoma
The Spring Tour itinerary includes:
Wednesday, March 15, 6 p.m., Sinagua High School, 3950 East Butler Ave., Flagstaff, Ariz.
Sunday, March 19, 8:15, 9:30, 10:30 a.m. services, Mountain Ridge Baptist Church, 32104 N. 67th Avenue, Glendale, Ariz.
Sunday, March 19, 6 p.m., First Southern Baptist Church of Paradise Valley, 16033 N. 32nd Street, Phoenix, Ariz.