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November 30, 2012

RSU Band, Choir to Perform Dec. 4 Winter Concert

Members of RSU Band playing in concert.Rogers State University musical groups will be performing their fall concert at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 4, in the Will Rogers Auditorium on the Claremore campus.

Members of the Jazz Ensemble and the University Choir will perform a variety of pieces during the event, which will be free and open to the public.

Canned food items will be collected at the door benefitting RSU Residential Life's "Food For Thought," a food pantry for RSU students who might be having difficulty putting nutritious food on the table.

The University Choir will be performing a selection of works that include "Three New Madrigals," "Sanctus," "Benedicamus Domino," "Bridge Over Troubled Water," "Wade in the Water" and "Festival Sanctus."

The RSU Jazz Ensemble is expected to perform a number of holiday classics, including "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer," "Sleigh Ride," "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing," "Christmas Time is Here," "Go Tell It on the Mountain," "Greensleeves" and "Afternoon."

RSU musical groups are open to RSU students, as well as members of the community.

Performers with the Jazz Ensemble, listed by hometown, are:

  • Chelsea: Nathan Sanders
  • Claremore: Austin Bender, Derek Hansen, Erin Heraghty, Becky McDaniel, Seire Forminak Steward, Andrew Williams
  • Cleveland: Bethany Henley
  • Collinsville: Kirsty Blevins, Katelynn Davis, Sara Little, AJ Richburg, Jay Richburg
  • Inola: Chris Mann
  • Nowata: Leayah Snoddy
  • Oologah: Steve Panagiotis, Rowdy Sellmeyer
  • Tulsa: Caleb Demarais

Members of the University Choir, listed by hometown, are:

  • Claremore: Austin Bender, Dr. William Hart, Erin Heraghty, Taylor Wells
  • Gravette, Ark.: Amanda Denver
  • Mustang: Bayley Ballul
  • Nowata: Leayah Snoddy
  • Okmulgee: Roderick Crisp
  • Owasso: Coale Kirk, Shari Munroe
  • Pryor: Adam Eagleburger, Brandon Patterson, Christiana Toombs
  • Tulsa: Brian Du, Sarah McGuirk

For more information about the concert or the music program, contact Weller at 918-343-7723 or kweller@rsu.edu.