Winter instrumental concert set for February 9

Winter instrumental concert set for February 9

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – A Beatles medley and jazz musician Justin Echols will be featured at Oklahoma Christian University’s annual Winter Concert on Feb. 9.

The free concert, showcasing OC’s Symphonic Band, Jazz Ensemble, and Chamber Orchestra, will start at 2:30 p.m. in Hardeman Auditorium.

OC’s Symphonic Band will perform John Barnes Chance’s “Incantation and Dance,” John Phillip Sousa’s “Pride of the Wolverines” march, Henry Mancini’s “Moon River,” and a medley of Beatles songs.

The Chamber Orchestra will perform Vivaldi’s Winter Concerto, a divertimento composed by Mozart, Bartok’s “Allegro Barbaro,” and arrangements of “Morning has Broken” and “Danny Boy.”

The Jazz Ensemble will perform “There Will Never be Another You,” “You Don’t Know What Love Is,” “I Could Write a Book,” and “Deed I Do.”

Echols, an Oklahoma City jazz musician who has performed in Italy, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, will play the piano and sing during the Jazz Ensemble set.

For more information, call (405) 425-5530.

Recognized as one of the best universities in the western United States by U.S. News and World Report and The Princeton Review, Oklahoma Christian offers undergraduate programs in more than 60 fields of study, an undergraduate Honors Program, and graduate programs in accountancy, business administration, engineering, Christian ministry, divinity, and theological studies.