Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 7:30 p.m.
Jason Roberts is Organist and Choirmaster at St. James Episcopal Church in West Hartford, Connecticut. A gradate of Rice University and the Yale Institute of Sacred Music, his teachers have included Clyde Holloway, Martin Jean and McNeil Robinson. He is winner of the 2008 AGO National Competition in Organ Improvisation and the 2007 Albert Schweitzer Organ Competition. He has recently presented recitals for the national conventions of the Association of Anglican Musicians and the American Guild of Organists.
The Tulsa Symphony Brass and Organ
Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.
The widely acclaimed reception given to the Tulsa Symphony Brass and Organ sing-along makes an encore concert performance for 2013 a must for this year’s Christmas season.
Join Casey Cantwell at the Trinity Episcopal Church organ and Tim McFadden with the Tulsa Symphony Brass for this festive Holiday music special. All your Holiday musical favorites, all the Christmas joy!
Westminster Choir College
Joe Miller, Conductor
Friday, January 10, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Hailed by American Record Guide as “the gold standard for academic choirs in America,” the Westminster Choir is composed of students at Westminster Choir College, a division of Rider University’s Westminster College of Arts, in Princeton, New Jersey.
The ensemble’s 2013-2014 season includes a concert tour of Texas and Oklahoma, the release of its third recording with Maestro Joe Miller, several broadcasts and its annual residency at the Spoleto Festival USA.
Praised by The New York Times for its “full-bodied, incisive singing,” the Westminster Choir also forms the core of the Westminster Symphonic Choir, which has performed and recorded with the leading conductors and orchestras of our time. the Symphonic Choir’s 2013-2014 season includes performances of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Yannick Nezet-Seguin, Handel’s Messiah with the New York Philharmonic conducted by Andrew Manze, Rachmaninoff’s The Bells with the Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Jurowski and Christopher Rouse’s Requiem with the New York Philharmonic conducted by Alan Gilbert.
Sunday, April 27, 2014; 7:30 p. m.
Linda Barton Paul has played the harp professionally since 1970. A native of Tulsa, Oklahoma, she has become nationally acclaimed for her performance in the jazz and pop genres. Attending the University of Oklahoma, The University of Tulsa and Oklahoma State University, Linda’s studies included Music Education – Vocal and Instrumental, as well as Harp Performance. She performed in the OU Symphony in ballet, Broadway, symphonic and Opera orchestras for her full scholarship, as well as being Principal Harpist her senior year for the Oklahoma City Symphony.
Linda toured with the New Christy Minstrels across the United States and at venues throughout the Caribbean. She has performed as Principal Harpist for seven major symphonic orchestras in the Southwest in her 43 year career.
Linda began her unique blend of Jazz and Latin harmonies and rhythms on the harp in the 1980′s, touring with Dave Brubeck, as well as accompanying other jazz greats in performances throughout Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas and Louisiana. In the 1990′s Linda began performing for schools and the arts and humanities groups in Oklahoma.
Linda performed on the CD – New Christy Minstrels: Merry Christmas 42 Years Later. She performed with the original members of the New Christy Minstrels in early 2006 at the Florence Folk Festival, in Oregon, and another concert in Vancouver, Washington.
Currently, Linda gives Master Classes at Harp Festivals and Conferences in the United States, teaching jazz chords, Latin rhythms and arranging for harp performance, and how to run a business as a musician.
Linda has 14 CD’s covering all genres, including Patriotic. She will release two CD’s in 2014 – Celtic Strings, a historical perspective of Celtic music, and Latin Strings, which will include classical and modern Latin favorites. Her latest release Lullaby Strings was made as a lullaby collection for adults in 2011.