Cameron/Lawton Community Band to present annual fall concert

The Cameron/Lawton Community Band, comprised of 50 area musicians who have previous intermediate-level performance on woodwind, brass or percussion instruments, will present its annual fall concert on Sunday, Oct. 11 at 3 p.m. in the Cameron University Theatre, located at 27th St. and A Avenue. Admission to the concert is $6 for adults and $4 for students and senior adults. Tickets can be purchased at the door. Cameron students, faculty and staff are admitted for free.

With more than 50 concerts during the past 20 years, the Cameron/Lawton Community Band presents a campus concert each semester at Cameron University. Membership in the Fall 2009 semester's community band includes local high school students from Lawton MacArthur, Lawton Christian and Elgin High School. Additionally, there are adult performers from the greater Lawton-Fort Sill area, Duncan, Marlow and Sterling. A significant number of Cameron University students, alumni and faculty perform in this community band as well.

This fall's program, conducted by Dr. Jim Lambert, Chair, CU Department of Music and Professor of Music, will feature a rousing variety of band music including "Happy Times March" by Warren Barker, "Queen City Facets" by Craig Alberty, "Impressions on an Old Swedish Air" by Derek Jones, "Cascadia Suite" by Robert Buckley, "Aria di Chiesa" transcribed by Thomas Franschillo, "Yorkton" by Victor Lopez, "Brass on Broadway" arranged by Calvin Custer, and "Cheerio March" by Edwin Franco Goldman.

For  more information, contact  the Cameron University Department of Music at 580-581-2440.

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September 25, 2009

PR#09-195