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Oklahoma Percussion Festival

Wanda L. Bass School of Music hosts the Oklahoma Percussion Festival on Friday and Saturday. 

The festival features 20 performing ensembles from across the state of Oklahoma with approximately 250 students and directors in attendance; three guest artists -- Dr. Dave Hall from Texas, Dr. Julie Hill from Tennessee and Joe Doubleday from New York City; an OCU alumni percussion ensemble with alumni dating back to the 1980s; a mass marimba orchestra comprised of performers from all over Oklahoma; and a showcase concert by the Oklahoma City University Percussion Ensemble. 

All events are held in the Bass Music Center and are free to the public! 

For more information contact Dr. Tommy Dobbs ([email protected]) or Dr. Jamie Wind Whitmarsh ([email protected]).

Friday's schedule:

WELCOME AND CHECK IN - Petree Recital Hall
9 a.m.
CONCERT 1 - Medium Rehearsal Hall
9:35-10 - Piedmont HS
10:05-10:30 - Yukon HS
CONCERT 2 - Large Rehearsal Hall
10:40-10:50 - Mustang Middle
10:55-11:20 - Comanche HS
11:25-11:50 - Putnam City North HS
Noon-1 p.m. - Lunch
CONCERT 3 - Medium Rehearsal Hall
1-1:25 - Edmond North HS
1:30-1:45 - Carl Albert HS
1:50-2:15 - Pryor HS
CONCERT 4 - Large Rehearsal Hall
2:25-2:50 - Bartlesville HS
2:55-3:20 - Charles Page HS
3:25-3:50 - Owasso HS
CONCERT 5 - Medium Rehearsal Hall
4-4:25 - Putnam City West HS
4:30-4:55 - Muskogee HS
5-5:25 - Moore HS
5:30-720 - Dinner
HOST CONCERT (CONCERT 5) - Petree Recital Hall
7:30 pm - Oklahoma City University, featuring Joe Doubleday

Calendar   Performing Arts
Date Friday, March 15, 2024 (all day)
Duration   1d
Repeats? No
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