“Carmina Burana” to be Performed Oct. 29

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Symphonic Band students perform during a concert last year. 

The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith combined choirs and Symphonic Band will perform the acclaimed masterwork “Carmina Burana” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29 at the ArcBest Performing Arts Center, located at 55 S. 7th Street.


Tickets for the performance, which is part of the university’s Season of Entertainment 38, are $6 for the general public.


Written by Carl Orff, the 25-movement work is based on medieval poetry from the 11th and 12th centuries. Dr. Alexandra Zacharella, Director of Bands, will conduct the performance. UAFS faculty members Dr. Timothy Workman, Director of Choral Activities and Dr. Elizabeth Momand, Soprano will be featured soloists.


Musicians performing in the event are:


Alma: Addison Albers.


Barling: Kody Goad.


Benton: Bradley Baldwin.


Bonanza: K.D. Spinas.


Booneville: Kyler Coffer, Dustin McLeod and Niki Waters.


Cedarville: Chance Hevner


Cedar Falls, Iowa: Ben Baker.


Elkins: Reagan Heppner and Rebekah Hoodenpyle.


Fort Smith: Miguel Barroso-Zepeda, Erin Boyd, Jesse Boyd, Nick Cadelli, Heather Crawford, Crystal Diaz, Sally Ervin, Chasity Giliard, Keanan Glover, Bao Ha, Aaron James, Karla Juarez, Terri Leins, Cheyenne Leonard, Kyten Longoria, Jeason Lopez, Jennifer Martinez, Charles Melby, Zabdiel Montes, Matt Oliver, Lucia Ortiz, Raul Ortiz, Miranda Pham, Josue Saucedo, Mark Shaver, Sam Smith, S.K. Thomas, Caitlin Tusing, Christian Tusing, James Vance and Ethan Womack.


Franklinville, N.Y.: Melissa Hayden.


Gentry: John Lopez, Audra Weathers and Tifany Yang.


Greenwood: Dakota Archer, Ava Earnheart, Skyler Heffner, Abbie Jones, Bryce Langley, Aaron McAllister, Emily Smith, Gunner Stewart, Trey Pruitt, Kayla VanPelt and Crystal Williams.  


Green Forrest: Edgar Hernandez.


Harrison: Landon King.


Mansfield: Cody Crowe.


Muldrow, Okla.: Ashton Nichols and Eryn Pool.


Osaka, Japan: Amane Nakagawa.


Natural Dam: Jack Garner.


North Little Rock: Caroline Mikel.


Pine Bluff: Gillian Johnson.


Pocola, Okla.: James Eaton.


Poteau, Okla.: William Newby.


Quinton, Okla.: Jimmy Gee.


Rogers: Brandi Cappello.

Russellville: Eric Solano.


Sallisaw, Okla: Jess Whitekiller.


Springdale: Tywon Kelson.


Van Buren: Reagan Baker, Beth Duquette, Haley Harwood, Angie Mejia, Michael Partain and Leslie Rosa.


Van, Texas: Cody Pickett.


Wagoner, Okla.: Tanner Christie.


Waldron: Darci Wright.


Wichita Falls, Texas: Winston Turner.


Winslow: Liam Johnson.


For more information on the concert, contact Zacharella at 479-788-7972 or alex.zacharella@uafs.edu.


Article by John Post, Director of Public Information
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Photo by Rachel Putman, Photographer, Marketing and Communications Office
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Tuesday, October 9, 2018
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