Cameron/Lawton Community Band and the Cameron/Lawton Civic Chorale Announce Combined Spring Semester Concert

The Cameron/Lawton Community Band and the Cameron/Lawton Civic Chorale will perform in a combined concert on Sunday, February 27 at 3 p.m. in the Cameron University Theatre. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students and military.

Comprised of almost 50 vocalists, the Cameron/Lawton Civic Chorale will perform a set of opera choruses. Included in their presentation will be “The Chorus” from Leoncavallo’s  “I Pagliacci,”  featuring Jonathan Phelps, baritone soloist; “The Chorus” from Nicolai’s “Merry Wives of Windsor;” “The Habanera” from Bizet’s “Carmen” featuring Dale Nomura, mezzo-soprano; “The Villagers Chorus” from Rossini’s “Guillaume Tell;” and from Rossini’s opera “Moses,” “The Prayer and Chorus” featuring soloists Audrey Escoffery, soprano; Beverly Hopkins, alto; David Duncan, tenor; and Jonathan Phelps, baritone. The Cameron/Lawton Civic Chorale is conducted by Doris Lambert and will be accompanied on piano by Kristina Henckel.

The Cameron/Lawton Community Band will perform Henry Fillmore’s “His Honor” march, Mark Lortz’ “Fanfare of the Bells,” John O’Reilly’s “Yorkshire Fantasy,” “The Carnival of Venice” by Bellack featuring a trumpet trio of Lorenzo Diaz, Derek Griner, and Chip Gibson; Schreiner’s percussion solo feature “The Worried Drummer” featuring Cameron percussionist Grant Johnson, “Music from Glee” arranged by Anders and Davis, Bob Lowden’s “Armed Forces Salute,” and Sousa’s “Stars and Stripes Forever.” The Cameron University/Lawton Community Band is conducted by Dr. Jim Lambert.

The Cameron/Lawton Civic Chorale will join the Cameron/Lawton Community Band to conclude the entertainment with “Irving Berlin’s America,” featuring a medley of Berlin hits including “There’s No Business Like Show Business,” “Alexander’s Ragtime Band,” “Puttin’ on the Ritz”, “Blue Skies,” “Always” and “God Bless America!”

 

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

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February 16, 2011

PR# 11-026