Cameron/Lawton Community Band to perform fall concert

The Cameron/Lawton Community Band, comprised of nearly 50 area musicians who have previous intermediate-level performance on woodwind, brass or percussion instruments, will perform its fall concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 12, at the Cameron University Theatre.

The CU/Lawton Community Band, conducted by Dr. Jim Lambert, Professor of Music, Cameron University, has performed more than 50 concerts during the past 19 years, presenting a campus concert each semester at Cameron University. Membership in this semester's community band includes local students from Lawton High School, Lawton Eisenhower, Lawton MacArthur, Lawton Christian, Duncan High School and Marlow High School. Additionally, the band includes adult performers from the greater Lawton-Fort Sill area, Altus, Duncan, and Sterling, as well as CU students, alumni and faculty.

This fall's program includes a rousing variety of high-spirited music, including "King Cotton" by John Philip Sousa, "Crown Imperial" by William Walton and arranged by Jay Bocook, "Mars" by Gustav Holst and arranged by Alfred Reed, "Sing We Liberty" by James Holsay, "Fiddler on the Roof" by Jerry Bock and arranged by Warren Barker, "Armed Forces Salute" arranged by Bob Lowden, and John Philip Sousa's "Stars and Stripes Forever March."

Admission to the concert is $6 for adults and $4 for students and senior adults.  For further information please call the Cameron University Department of Music at 580-581-2440. 

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Sept 26, 2008

PR# 08-155