Twenty-one members of Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s premier
choral ensemble, the University Singers,
currently are preparing for their East Coast Performing Arts Tour in New York
City this spring. The group will be gone March 15-19 and will visit a variety
The tour will begin with a performance at St. John the Devine on March
16 at 10 a.m. The second performance will be March 17 at 8 p.m. at the Carnegie
Hall/Weill Recital Hall. The group will end its performances on March 18 with a
concert at the United Nations, time to be announced.
“The purpose of the trip is to promote Northwestern Oklahoma State
University and our music department at the highest musical level,” said Dr.
Irene Messoloras, assistant professor of music.
“Students will perform a variety of music focusing from the Renaissance
to contemporary. We are honored to serve as ambassadors to Northwestern and look
forward to an unforgettable experience.”
The University Singers include: Austin Anderson, Beaver freshman;
Scott Bartley, Enid senior; Erica Bertram, Havilland, Kan., sophomore; Rachel
Carter, Alva freshman; James Faulkner, Hooker junior; Joshua Faulkner, Hooker
senior; Aaron Ford, Cheyenne senior; Naicee Gugelmeyer, Hardtner, Kan.,
sophomore; Shayna Hamilton, Vici junior; Erin Hopkins, Fairview junior; Dalton
Imberi, Woodward freshman; Bryce Lewis, Alva junior; Chance Mayhall, Ponca City
freshman; Kenneith McIntosh, Del City junior; Isilei Ofiu, Anchorage, Alaska,
junior; Alexandria Skinner, Burkburnett, Texas, junior; Adriana Tibbetts,
Beaver freshman; Lauren Turner, Woodward senior; Cynthia Watkins, Laverne
freshman; Riley Wiebener, Alva senior; and Morgan Biaggi, Boise City junior.
As the university’s main touring ensemble, the University Singers
performed in Shanghai and Beijing on a nine-day performance tour in Spring 2013
and were invited to perform as one of only 10 groups at the National
Association for Music Education Conference in Nashville, Tenn., in October
For more information about the University Singers or the Department of
Fine Arts, contact Messoloras at (580) 327-8692 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted on Mon, January 26, 2015
by Jennifer Pollmiller filed under