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Local choirs combine to ring in holiday season

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December-02-2010
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Dr. Jan Hanson, professor of music, directs the USAO Concert Choir. The Concert Choir will combine with choirs from Grand, Lincoln and Chickasha Middle Schools to present a holiday choral concert to the public on Sunday in the Te Ata Memorial Auditorium at 3 p.m.

Combined choirs from Grand and Lincoln Elementary Schools, Chickasha Middle School and the University of Science and Arts will present a holiday choral concert on Sunday at 3 p.m. The choirs will perform a variety of holiday songs including traditional carols, songs from films and musicals as well as multicultural songs.

Symposium looks at Oklahoma’s impact on Africa

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November-30-2010
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Dr. Stephen Kandeh hosts a symposium at USAO examining Oklahoma's impact on Africa this Friday.

Representatives from 10 different nonprofit organizations are scheduled to speak this Friday as part of a symposium on Africa hosted by the University of Science and Arts. The symposium is being held in Station 82, in the bottom floor of the Student Center, beginning at 1 p.m.

Jazz ensemble to offer up tasty menu of classics Dec. 3

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November-29-2010
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The USAO Vocal Jazz Ensemble engages in a moment of whimsy as they continue preparations for their upcoming concert/banquet in the USAO ballroom on Dec. 3. Tickets are $25 for non-students and $15 for students. The general public is invited with special seating for the non-dining audience provided.

The USAO Vocal Jazz ensemble is busy putting the final touches on its yearly concert and banquet scheduled for Dec. 3 in the ballroom at the University of Science and Arts.

The ensemble will be serving up a buffet of its own, mixing jazz standards with pop classics and topped with a garnish of holiday music.  Dinner will begin at 6 p.m. with the concert starting shortly after.

USAO ShowBand joined by guitar legend for concert

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November-18-2010
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Things are looking up for the USAO ShowBand as they team up with guitar legend Clint Strong for a concert on Nov. 19, starting at 7:30 p.m. in the Te Ata Memorial Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public.

Guitar virtuoso and legendary recording artist Clint Strong is slated to join the USAO ShowBand on Friday night for a concert beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the Te Ata Memorial Auditorium.

USAO Ensembles Come Together for Concert

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November-15-2010
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The USAO Key Players enjoy a moment in the sun before returning to prepare for their upcoming concert. They will share the bill with the USAO Concert Wind Ensemble. The concert is Nov. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the Te Ata Memorial Auditorium.

The USAO Concert Wind Ensemble and the Key Players will come together to present an eclectic program of music on Nov. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the Te Ata Memorial Auditorium. 

Students to shine in holiday concert Dec. 5

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November-12-2010
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A holiday choral concert featuring more than 500 singers will be presented on Dec. 5 at 3 p.m. at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. The concert will be free and open to the public. The USAO Concert Choir will join in performance with choirs from Grand Elementary, Lincoln Elementary and Chickasha Middle School. Students from grades 1-8 will perform seasonal music in various styles, from popular to classic.

Choirs from Grand Elementary, Lincoln Elementary, Chickasha Middle School and the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma are scheduled to come together to present a holiday choral concert on Dec. 5 at 3 p.m.

Jami Smith to Perform Holiday Concert at USAO

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November-12-2010
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Jami Smith brings her inspirational voice and songs to the Te Ata Memorial Auditorium on the USAO Campus on Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m. as part of the Davis-Waldorf Performing Arts series.

After recording more than a dozen albums and receiving international acclaim, Chickasha native Jami Smith is scheduled to perform at the Te Ata Memorial Auditorium on Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m. at the University of Science and Arts in Chickasha.

Residents to Go Bald for Toddler

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November-11-2010
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Two-year-old Audri Kate King was diagnosed with an aggressive, rare form of children’s cancer on April 15. Her family, full of USAO alumni, has set up a number of fundraisers for the young girl, including one this weekend in Chickasha.

One local family of USAO alums is once again reminding people how beautiful bald can be.

Wilder comedy The Matchmaker set Nov. 11-13

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November-09-2010
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Horace Vandergelder (Kyle Reed) surprises Dolly Levi (Dr. Jeannette Loutsch) when he comes to call on Mrs. Molloy (Skye Austin) in her hat shop in New York. Students and faculty share the stage in Davis Hall Theater in the USAO production of The Matchmaker by Thornton Wilder. Showtimes are at 7:30 p.m. this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. General Admission tickets will be available at the door.

Exploding cans of tomatoes, mistaken identity, a drunkard thief, and lots and lots of pudding—these are just a few of the delightful bits in Thornton Wilder’s play, The Matchmaker. This fast-paced comedy is coming to Chickasha courtesy of director Katie Davis, and the USAO Drama Department.

OKC Students Team Up with World Renowned Violinist to Ring in Holiday Season

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November-09-2010
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Director Rheuben Green poses with members of the Northwest Classen High School “Cry-slurs” Chamber and Trombone Choirs.

Northwest Classen High School (NWCHS) student musicians are slated to join with celebrated violinist Yuval Waldman to present a holiday music program entitled Holiday Concert Under the Dome on Dec. 5. 


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