2014-2015 Performing Arts Series at OCCC

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2014-2015 Performing Arts Series at OCCC

On September 16, 2014, OCCC presents vocalist Sandi Patty, one of the most highly-acclaimed performers of our time. While her thirty-year career is heavily rooted in the gospel music industry, Sandi has extended her career outside the genre, performing with the Boston Pops, New York Pops, the Oklahoma City Philharmonic, and in the musical “Hello, Dolly!”

On October 14, 2014, the Swingle Singers celebrate their 50th anniversary, displaying their evolution from baroque jazz pioneers to contemporary a cappella phenomenon. Their repertoire spans classical, jazz, Latin, folk and pop music, all delivered with unflagging passion and precision, using the human voice alone.

On November 4, 2014, Vox Lumiere is a soul-pumping live theatrical performance that combines the power of an epic rock concert with the beauty of classic silent films. It’s a captivating, one-of-a-kind experience where musicians, singers, and dancers perform new songs that propel you forward through a story seamlessly synchronized with the movie. Peter Pan.

On December 4, 2014, OCCC presents Kathy Mattea and her “Songs and the Seasons”. Twice named Female Vocalist of the Year by the Country Music Association, she carved out a role for herself in the late 1980s and 1990s as a sensitive yet energetic artist, at ease both with country tradition and free-ranging innovation.

On January 23, 2015, OCCC presents the Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra. The wildly popular New Zealand ensemble creates instant joy and lasting magic wherever they go, armed with high-octane ukulele solos, heavenly harmonies and outrageous costumes. Delighting audiences of all ages, the orchestra’s signature sound features many types of ukuleles, a double bass and a host of gorgeous voices performing harmonious and hilarious renditions of modern and traditional tunes.

On February 10, 2015, OCCC presents the Glenn Miller Orchestra, the most sought-after big band in the world. The legendary Glenn Miller Orchestra was one of the most successful dance bands back in the Swing Era of the 1930s and 40s. Except for a few years following his disappearance in 1944, Glenn’s orchestra and music have been heard around the world continuously since 1938.

On March 26, 2015, OCCC presents Chamber Orchestra Kremlin. Founded in 1991, this outstanding orchestra comprised of some of Russia’s finest young string players has earned national and international recognition as one of Russia’s leading ensembles. Its warmth and high energy create addictive performances that stay with listeners long after the last note has been played.

On April 21, 2015, OCCC presents Pilobolus, a dance company founded by a group of Dartmouth College students in 1971. This unique ensemble continually forms diverse collaborations that break down barriers between disciplines and challenge the way we think about dance. Physically and intellectually, the company engages and inspires audiences around the world through performance, education and consultation.

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