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Country Western Side Story - Free concert recognizing SOU retirements

Country Western Side Story on December 5, 2023 at 7:30pm at the SOU Music Recital Hall will feature SOU students performing a few country music selections followed by selections from West Side Story. This special tribute concerts is free and open to the public. 

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Special numbers will be performed by Craig Wright, and Drs. Terry Longshore (vibraphone) and Alexander Tutunov  (piano) will perform  Andy Scott's "Respectfully Yours" all in celebration of the retirements of Dr. Susan Walsh, SOU Provost, and Dr. David R. Humphrey, OCA Director.


Balcony Scene from West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein
featuring Andrew Davis as "Tony," Nicole Paravicini as "Maria" Tereza Golombkova, piano

Light of a Clear Blue Morning by Dolly Parton arr. by Craig Hella Johnson performed by Chamber and Concert Choirs, Director Jerron Jorgensen

Everybody in This Ol’ Town Sings by Craig Wright performed by Craig Wright

Walk the Line by  Johnny Cash featuring MUSIX members: Jacob Bernstein, Cyrus Daniels, Matthew Petersen, and Jared Rountree

Somewhere from West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein
featuring Alexa Ehrlich, mezzo soprano and Tereza Golombkova, piano.

I Feel Pretty, Cha - Cha, & Gee Officer Krupke from West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein arr. by James Boatman and featuring SOU music students: Amanda Esser, Kyllian Lecours, Will Sayler, Olivia Johnson, 
Jack Kovaleski, Colby Andersen, Ryan Nork, Jack Boulter, Brian Ekstrom, Shannon Jackson, and Nolan Pierson.

Respectfully Yours by Andy Scott
featuring Drs. Terry Longshore and Alexander Tutunov

Happy Trails by Roy Rogers

Directed by Jerron Jorgensen, with Tereza Golombkova, piano

Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 7:30pm to 8:30pm

SOU Music Recital Hall, 114
450 S Mountain Ave Ashland, OR 97520

Event Type

Local Events

Target Audience

Prospective Students, Faculty/Staff, Alumni, Students, Community




Oregon Center for the Arts, SOU Music Program


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