2023 - 2024 PERFORMANCE SEASON
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AXIOM STRING QUARTET (Classical)
Thursday, November 16th, 2023 - 7:30 pm
The Axiom Quartet is a dynamic and passionate string quartet that explores all genres of music with no boundaries or limits. Axiom has become known around Texas for its inventive programs that mix music from the classical canon with transcriptions, and new compositions along with the inclusion of popular rock, electronic, indie, jazz, and pop genres in a single concert experience.
Tuesday, December 5th, 2023 - 7:30 pm
This concert will be full orchestra with complete woodwind, brass, and percussion sections and an expanded string presence. This production will be conducted by Daniel L. Dominick who has been Music Director and Conductor of the Sherman Symphony Orchestra since 1992. A versatile conductor with an international conducting career, including concerts in the Czech Republic, Bulgaria, and Poland, he also maintains a busy conducting schedule in north Texas.
Thursday, January 25th, 2024 - 7:00 pm
Jay Snider is the current poet laureate of Oklahoma, serving from 2023 to 2024. He writes in the cowboy poetry genre. He is the third cowboy poet to be appointed Oklahoma state poet laureate after his predecessors Joe Kreger and Eddie Wilcoxen. He was previously named Lariat Laureate by CowboyPoetry.com in 2001 and Cowboy Poet of the Year by the Academy of Western Artists in 2008. He resides in Cyril, Oklahoma and works as a rancher.
Friday, February 16th, 2024 - 7:30 pm
Have you ever met a talking dog, a real talking dog? Get ready, you’re going to meet the funniest comedian on 4 legs! “Irving,” with a little help from his friend, Todd Oliver, is going to talk up a storm. If you ever wondered how a dog looks at life, this little home-raised companion is going to give it to you straight from the dog’s mouth. He won’t mince words, and if he does, it’s Todd’s fault anyway. He’s a ventriloquist!
Friday, May 3rd, 2024 - 7:30 pm
Five international tours, seven cd’s, a four-show debut at Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola & Lincoln Center, and his honorable mention on Forbes.com made this 2012 Jazz Hall of Fame inductee infamous. In 2018, Justin was nominated for an Emmy for his mind-blowing story which diagrammed a quick rise from soldier & Oklahoma City Police Officer to international performing artist. In January of 2020 Justin was presented the distinguished South OKC Chamber’s Native Son Award, and in December 2021 he was presented The Oklahoma Hall of Fame, Lee Allen Smith Legacy Award.
Friday, June 7th, 2024 - 7:30 pm
All Music writes that Leslie evokes “1970s songwriter influences in the vein of Carole King and Carly Simon.” But what’s truly telling is that Leslie has also drawn the attention of The Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir who recorded a duet with her on Roy Orbison’s standard, “Blue Bayou.” While no less than classic rock royalty, The Who invited her to open two shows at Madison Square Garden in 2019.
2023 - 2024 COMPLETED PERFORMANCES
Saturday, August 19th, 2023 - 7:30 pm
John Fullbright is an American singer-songwriter from Okemah, Oklahoma. While still in high school, Fullbright performed at the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival. In 2009 he released the album Live at the Blue Door and three years later released his first studio album, From the Ground Up, which received a Grammy nomination in the category Best Americana Album. He has been the subject of two segments on NPR and was a 2012 winner of ASCAP Foundation’s Harold Adamson Lyric Award.
Friday, September 15th, 2023 - 7:30 pm
The Imaginaries’ songs are filled with effortless harmonies, heartfelt lyrics & real-life lessons. Maggie, with her subtly sweet vocals and piano-driven style fuses seamlessly with her husband Shane’s blues-rock grit to form their own unique blend of Americana/Singer-Songwriter music. The Imaginaries were selected to open for the Brian Setzer Orchestra Christmas Rocks! Tour in 2019. The duo also opened for Judy Collins and John Waite in 2021.