Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

OKC Events: February 13, 2009

Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

OKC Events: February 13, 2009

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Mozart music lovers will want to circle the dates from June 12 to 20. In Bartlesville the annual OKMozart Festival will be taking place and celebrating its 25th anniversary. A day-by-day schedule of events is available, as well as season tickets, by calling (918) 336- 9800. Scott Black is executive director.

We can tell you that the festival offers three categories, Classical, Discovery and Cross-over, which include vocal and instrumental music as well as lectures. The OKMozart Festival will welcome back its beloved resident orchestra, Amici New York, with Paul Neubauer as music director and violist. A number of instrumentalists will be joining them in concerts.

The opening-night celebration with fireworks will be at 6 p.m. June 12 outside the Bartlesville Community Center. The Chick Corea Jazz Trio will play June 18 and the grand finale concert will be June 20 with the orchestra and Oklahoma's own star, Kristin Chenoweth. Single tickets for this concert also are available.

Other events on the final day are horse painting, art from the heart, lunch at Cafe Mozart, piano concert by Virginia Campbell, a classical all-stars matinee, Native American stories with Kyle Dahlem, two choral groups, and music by Paul Saik, pianist and tenor.

Outstanding women

Seven Oklahoma City women were recognized for their outstanding careers and community service by the Oklahoma City Professional Chapter of the Association for Women in Communications. The dinner event was at Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club with Linda Haneborg, member and winner of the national Matrix Award from AWC, as emcee.

Former winners of Byliner Awards in the fields of their interests presented the honorees. Honorees and their introducers included Miki Farris, Child Advocacy, presented by Pam Newby; Martha Ferretti, Health, by Jackie Jones; Cathy O'Connor, Economic Development, by Meg Salyer; Sandra Gales Shapard, Communications, by Sue Hale; Marion Paden, Education, by Joan Gilmore; and Billie Thrash, Arts, by Bobbie Miller. …

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