Fugitive Songs

Fugitive Songs – UCO Musical Theatre
8PM March 29-31, 2023
8PM April 1, 2023
UCO Boathouse on the Oklahoma River

The University of Central Oklahoma
College of Fine Arts and Design
UCO School of Music
UCO Musical Theatre

Fugitive Songs

Music by
Chris Miller

Lyrics by
Nathan Tysen



Reasons to Run

Getting There
Robert Valderas

Annie’s . . .  read more

UCO Choirs: A Capella Spring

5PM Sunday, March 26, 2023
The Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Help

A Capella Spring

Dr. Molly Johnson, director
Dr. Karl Nelson, director


Evening Song
Zoltán Kodály

Karlie Roulet, soprano

Evening darkness overtook me near the woods;
I have put my coat under my head (i.e.as a pillow),
I have put my hands together
To pray to the Lord, like this:
Oh, my Lord, give me a place to sleep,
I am weary with wandering,
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The UCO Symphonic Band: Illuminating Wonders

7:30PM Tuesday, March 7, 2022
Mitchell Hall Theatre

UCO Symphonic Band

Dr. Brian Lamb, conductor

Illuminating Wonders!
Spring ’23 “Festival of Light”

with special guests

Dr. Ed Huckeby
Guest Composer-in-Residence


The UCO Clarinet Choir
Mrs. Jennifer Rucker, director


On This Bright Morning (2013)
David Maslanka (1943-2017)

Symphony of Light: A Symphonic Suite (2021)
Ed Huckeby (b. 1948)

I. Daybreak
II. Reflections
III. Fireflies
IV. Dark Side of the Moon
V. Neon

Illumination . . .  read more

Die Fledermaus

Die Fledermaus – UCO Opera
7:30PM March 3–4, 2023
2PM March 5, 2023
UCO Jazz Lab

The University of Central Oklahoma
College of Fine Arts and Design
UCO School of Music
UCO Opera

Die Fledermaus

Based on Le Réveillon by HENRI MEILHAC and LUDOVIC . . .  read more

FACS: Fat Tuesday

Faculty Artist Concert Series


Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2023
UCO Jazz Lab

The Red River Ramblers: Brian Gorrell – saxophone/clarinet Clint Rohr – trumpet/vocals Jeff Kidwell – trombone/vocals Garrett Jacobson – piano Michael Geib – bass Bill Repavich – drums


1st Set Bourbon Street Parade Way Down Yonder in New Orleans Si Tu Vois Ma Mere I Found a New Baby Ice Cream That’s a Plenty Everybody Loves My Baby Jeepers Creepers If I Had You Wolverine Blues 2nd Set Sweet Georgia Brown Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans High Society Ja-Da Saint James Infirmary The Sheik of Araby Back Home in Indiana Five Foot Two Bye, Bye Blackbird When the Saints Go Marching In

Tonight’s FACS performance is sponsored by Larry and Leah Westmoreland.

The UCO School of Music’s Faculty Artist Concert Series (FACS) showcases faculty musicians while also raising scholarship funds for UCO students. Proceeds from every performance generate scholarship funds to . . .  read more

Tanya Anisimova with Valery Kuleshov

Guest Artist: Tanya Anisimova
with Valery Kuleshov
Feb. 23, 2023 at 7:30PM
Radke Fine Arts Theatre


Sonata in A minor for violin solo BWV 1003
J.S. Bach (transcribed for cello by T. Anisimova)

I. Grave
II. Fuga
III. Andante
IV. Allegro

Five Steps Between My Tears and The Ocean for solo cello (2021)
Ovidiu Marinescu (b.1966) – the world premiere

La Folia for solo cello
Marin Marais, Maurice Gendron, T. Anisimova

Song . . .  read more

Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing – UCO Theatre Arts
7:30PM Feb. 9–11, 2022
2PM Feb. 12, 2022
Mitchell Hall Theatre

The University of Central Oklahoma
College of Fine Arts and Design
UCO Department of Theatre Arts

Much Ado About Nothing
Written by: William Shakespeare

Director: Ronn Burton
Scenic Designer: Devin Scheef
Costume Designer: Megan Richardson
Lighting . . .  read more

Bonnie and Clyde, The Musical

Bonnie and Clyde

Bonnie & Clyde – UCO Musical Theatre
7:30PM Feb. 16–18, 2023
5PM Feb. 19, 2023
UCO Jazz Lab

The University of Central Oklahoma
College of Fine Arts and Design
UCO School of Music
UCO Musical Theatre

Bonnie & Clyde
The Musical


Bonnie Elizabeth Parker and Clyde Chestnut (Champion) Barrow were an American criminal couple . . .  read more

FACS: Eclipse Chamber Ensemble

Faculty Artist Concert Series

Faculty Artist Concert Series
7:30PM Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023
UCO Jazz Lab

Beyond Borders

Eclipse Chamber Ensemble
Natalie Syring, flute
Gerald Warlick, oboe
Jenny Rucker, clarinet
Miho Fisher, piano


Trio pour Flûte, Hautbois, et Clarinette avec accompagnement de Piano (1892)
Louis-Adolphe Mayeur (1837-1894)

Morning Dew (2022)
(World premiere–commissioned by Eclipse)
Dillan Francis (b. 1990)

Suite dans le style ancient, Op. 127 . . .  read more

Senior Capstone Concert

Senior Capstone Concert: Refraction
7:30 p.m. Dec. 15, 2022
Mitchell Hall Theatre


Tabula Rasa
Choreographer: Megan Esplin
Music: Burnout composed and performed by Jonathan Haywood and Draco Beedle
Cast: Chinami Imura, Maddie Laws, Ariel Luna, Gracie Mchpetridge, Lyric Neel, Kaito Ono, Dakota Ross, Jade Russell, Chloe Taylor

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