NSU Sequoyah Institute Performing Arts Series
Go for Baroque to perform as part of NSU Sequoyah Institute Performing Arts Series – Nov. 16, 17
TAHLEQUAH — The Northeastern State University’s Sequoyah Institute Performing Art Series will continue on Nov. 16 and 17 with performances from Go for Baroque at 7:30 p.m. in the NSU Jazz Lab.
The Go for Baroque ensemble utilizes the traditional instrumentation of violin, cello, harpsichord and trumpet, and also includes the sounds of flugelhorn and guitar to entertain the audience. Tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for seniors 60 years and older, $16 for NSU employees and alumni, $12 for youth (17 and under) and free for NSU students.
Performers include violinist Densi Rushing who began playing the violin at age seven in her hometown of Albuquerque, New Mexico. She attained degrees in both music performance and music education. She currently performs with Go for Baroque, the Oklahoma City Philharmonic, Lawton Philharmonic, Lyric Theatre OKC Orchestra and Broadway tour shows.
Performing alongside Rushing is cellist Jim Shelley. He has performed with the Oklahoma City Philharmonic for more than 25 years and regularly performs with Go for Baroque. He holds a bachelor’s degree in music performance and a master’s degree in music education from the University of Central Oklahoma where he was named “Outstanding Student” both as an undergraduate and graduate musician.
Peggy Payne, harpsichordist and manager for the Go for Baroque ensemble, will also perform. She is also a pianist with the New American Ragtime Ensemble under the Herbert Barrett Management in New York. She was principal keyboard with the Oklahoma Symphony and now holds that position with the Oklahoma City Philharmonic. As a native Oklahoman, Payne holds a master’s degree in piano performance from Oklahoma City University, where she studied with Robert Laughlin.
The Sequoyah Institute Performing Arts Series fosters cultural enrichment beyond the classroom and promotes the experience and understanding of the fine arts through the presentation of national and international performing artists to NSU students and the community.
For more information about tickets and showtimes: goriverhawkstickets.com or call 918-444-4500.