November 2009
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Jill Frye
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Or Dr. Steve Walker, Music Department, 580-559-5473

 

 

LOCAL STUDENTS PERFORMING IN ECU CHORAL MUSIC CONCERT MONDAY 

The East Central University Singers, the University Chorale and the ECU Gospel Choir will perform at 7:30 p.m. Monday [NOV. 23] at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 1300 E. Beverly. Admission is free.

The ECU Gospel Choir is conducted by Dr. Melody Baggech, assistant professor of music. Dr. Steven Walker conducts the ECU Singers and the University Chorale. Accompanists will be Dr. Starla Hibler and Rudy Lupinski.

Many of the students perform in more than one of the groups.

The ECU Singers will perform "Laudate Dominum" from "Vesperae solennes de confessore, K 339" by W. A. Mozart with Baggech as soprano soloist.

The ECU Gospel Choir will sing "Praise Him" by Carrol Cymbala with Amber Thomas as soloist, and "Who is Like the Lord" by Israel Houghton with Jessica McKennell as soloist. Instrumentalists include Justin Cody, bass guitar; Tommy Long, electric guitar; Colin Low, acoustic guitar; and Kyle Littlejohn, percussion.

On the program for the select University Chorale are "God's in His Heaven" by Ada composers Victoria Davison and Rudy Lupinski; and three pieces based on E.E. Cumming's poem, "I thank You God," by Davison-Lupinski, Loyd Pfautsch and Phillip Berryhill.

The Chorale also will perform "Morro Lasso" by Carlo Gesualdo; "Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied" by Heinrich Schütz and "The Drunken Sailor," arranged by Robert Sund.

Students performing are listed by hometowns and the groups they are performing with:

ADA -- University Singers: Sarah Barnes, Kelsey Creed, Wyas Parker, Abigail Seal, Jennifer Whitley and Jessica Whitley. University Singers and University Chorale: Phillip Berryhill, Caitlin Gray, Danna Howry, Brittany Trail and Brooke Trail. University Singers and Gospel Choir: Amber Keith and Collin Low.

ARDMORE -- University Singers: Jarrod Doyal. Gospel Choir: Jessica McKennell.

BEGGS -- University Singers and University Chorale: Leah Creason.

CALVIN -- University Singers and Gospel Choir: Jessy Beasley.

COALGATE -- University Singers: Sara Morgan. University Singers and Gospel Choir: Kathryn Burns

DAVIS -- University Singers: Lacee Elliot.

EDMOND -- University Chorale: Lindsey Sargent.

ELMORE CITY -- University Chorale: Joseph Terrell.

EUFAULA -- University Chorale: Michelle Williams.

HOLDENVILLE -- University Singers: Jamie Fulghum. University Singers and University Chorale: Luke Smith.

LITTLE AXE -- University Singers and University Chorale: Nick Geisler and Roy Harris. University Singers: Jonothan Bomboy and Chris Geisler.

McALESTER -- University Singers: Angela Marshall. University Singers and University Chorale: Jacob Stevens.

MOORE -- University Singers and University Chorale: Casey Taylor.

MUSTANG -- University Singers, University Chorale and Gospel Choir: Antonio Gloria.

NOBLE -- University Singers: Ryan Codopony. University Singers and University Chorale: Jessie Jennings.

NORMAN -- University Singers: Brooke Geisler.

OKLAHOMA CITY -- University Singers and University Chorale: Tyler Brewer and Aaron Sadler.

OKMULGEE -- University Singers and Gospel Choir: Ashley Green.

OWASSO -- University Singers: Nathaniel Sheeley.

PAULS VALLEY -- University Chorale: Christa Chandler.

PURCELL -- University Singers: Brock Barrett. University Singers and University Chorale: Gretchen Reiswig.

SAYRE -- University Singers and University Chorale: Joseph Mohr.

SEMINOLE -- University Singers and University Chorale: Jesse Gordon and Kaleb Gordon.

SHAWNEE -- University Singers, University Chorale and Gospel Choir: Sheena Stallings.

SPIRO -- University Singers and University Chorale: Christina Kushnick.

STONEWALL -- University Singers and University Chorale: Carissa Rodgers.

STRATFORD -- University Singers: Laura Knight. University Singers and Gospel Choir: Maygan Howard, Chalie Smith and Meleah Underwood.

TECUMSEH -- University Singers, University Chorale and Gospel Choir: Justin Cody and Tim Long. University Singers: Tommy Long.

TISHOMINGO -- University Singers: Zachariah Champagne, Tishomingo.

TUPELO -- University Singers: Felicia Hunter.

TULSA -- Shailey Standingwater, University Chorale.

VINITA -- University Singers: Kristen Stecklein.

WARR ACRES -- University Singers: Cody Rowe.

WELLSTON -- University Singers, University Chorale and Gospel Choir: Meg McConnell.

WYNNEWOOD -- University Singers: Jamie Cothren and Katelan Gilley.

TUNNEL HILL, GA. -- University Singers and University Chorale: Jim Gordon.

MANDEVILLE, JAMAICA -- Phydelca Thomas.

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