February 2, 2012
The Bison Glee Club, OBU’s all-male choral group, will sing in various worship services across Oklahoma during February and March. The public is welcome to attend the free performances.
On Sunday, Feb. 12, the Bison Glee Club will sing at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Enid during the 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. worship services. That evening, they will travel to Oklahoma City to perform at Quail Springs Baptist Church for the 5:30 p.m. service.
On Sunday, March 11, the group will sing at the 8:30 a.m. service at Metropolitan Baptist Church in Oklahoma City. They will sing at the 10:45 a.m. service at Cherokee Hills Baptist Church in Oklahoma City.
Also on March 11, University Heights Baptist Church in Stillwater will host the Glee Club during the 6 p.m. worship service.
An auditioned group of some of OBU’s finest male musicians, the Bison Glee Club has toured extensively through the United States as well as in Canada, Europe and the Far East. The premiere ensemble was recently featured as an honor choir for the Southern Baptist Church Music Conference and the Oklahoma Music Educators Convention.
The Bison Glee Club is currently directed by Dr. Brent Ballweg, director of choral activities. Ballweg is the Burton H. Patterson professor of music in the Warren M. Angell College of Fine Arts at OBU. He received a bachelor’s degree from OBU and a master’s degree at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He earned his doctorate at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Ballweg is an active guest conductor, clinician and adjudicator for various festivals, music contests, and workshops across the country.
For information about Emmanuel Baptist Church, click here or call (580) 237-0602.
For information about Quail Springs Baptist Church, click here or call (405) 755-9240.
For information about Metropolitan Baptist Church, click here or call 405-722-2550.
For information about Cherokee Hills Baptist Church, click here or call (405) 721-5338.
For information about University Heights Baptist Church, click here or call (405) 372-2744.