The Norman Transcript


April 3, 2013

Chorus plans spring concert Saturday

NORMAN — The Norman Children’s Chorus will present a spring concert 2 p.m. Saturday at Catlett Music Center on the University of Oklahoma campus. Admission is free.

The concert is funded in part by a grant from the Oklahoma Arts Council and the Norman Arts Council.

The Norman Children’s Chorus celebrates its 21st season with this concert. They will present a variety of songs.

Sandy Knudson, music teacher at Adams Elementary School and a Kodaly specialist, is the conductor and artistic director.

She has an MME from OU and is on the summer faculty of OU, where she teaches vocal music methods.

Associate conductor is Lynn Manning, music teacher at Winding Creek Elementary School in Moore. Beth Grimmett-Tankersley and Jennifer Tripi serve as accompanists. Taylor Rodgers and Amanda Ortiz assist the conductors as OU interns.

The Norman Children’s Chorus, a program of Children’s Arts Network, is open to students in grades third through eighth.

The Chamber Choir is open by audition to fifth- through eighth-graders. The Descant Choir is open to all children in grades third through sixth who wish to sing. The chorus meets on Monday evenings at Alcott Middle School.

Auditions are now being hosted for the next school year. Rehearsals will begin in September, and auditions will be held throughout May. Any child with an unchanged voice who will be in grades third through eighth next year is invited to audition.

For information or to schedule an audition, contact chorus manager Tracy Day-Kemper at 740-9805 or

For local news and more, subscribe to The Norman Transcript Smart Edition, or our print edition.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
  • Trees Trees take root in Andrews Park Johnny Keeler of Little River Trees plants a tree Tuesday in Andrews Park to replace those lost when the area was hit by a tornado on April 13, 2012. The tornado took out several trees in city parks. Andrews Park was hit the hardest.

    April 16, 2014

  • General fund continues to decline as expenses exceed anticipated revenues

    Norman’s expenses will again outstrip projected revenue in the current budget before the city council. The budget for the fiscal year that starts in July and ends June 30, 2015, projects $210,982,020 in total revenues and $213,436,778 in ...

    April 16, 2014

  • Norman High Speech and Debate Team wins state championship

    Briar White’s heart pounded in his chest as he clasped the hands of several classmates and Booker T. Washington High School was announced as the second-place finisher. White said he was elated to hear second place announced because he ...

    April 16, 2014

  • Norman students accepted to arts institute

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Forty-nine Norman high school students have been accepted to the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute at Quartz Mountain, an arts academy hosted June 14-29 in southwestern Oklahoma. The Norman students were among 270 artists ...

    April 16, 2014

  • Ukraine bares teeth against eastern uprising

    KRAMATORSK, Ukraine — In the first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising in the east, government forces repelled an attack Tuesday by about 30 gunmen at an airport, beginning what the president called an “anti-terrorist ...

    April 16, 2014

  • Supremacist faces murder charges

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — The white supremacist charged in shootings that left three people dead at two Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City made his first court appearance Tuesday....

    April 16, 2014

  • Oklahoma Senate approves limits on abortion drug

    OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Senate voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to further restrict the use of abortion-inducing drugs in Oklahoma in a bill written in direct response to a recent state Supreme Court decision....

    April 16, 2014

  • OU History of Science Department receives Sloan Foundation Grant

    The University of Oklahoma History of Science Department has received a $350,000 grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation in support of a project to build an innovative tool for collaborative research centered on the 100-year-old Isis ...

    April 16, 2014

  • Norman High, North named top schools in nation

    Norman High and Norman North have once again been identified as two of the most rigorous high schools in the state and nation. The Washington Post’s 2014 Most Challenging High Schools list, the first of annual national high school ...

    April 16, 2014

  • Oklahoma Water Survey data web portal to be demonstrated next week

    A new tool is available from the Oklahoma Water Survey, at the University of Oklahoma, for organizations in the state that collect and use water data. Oklahoma Water Survey Director Robert Puls will demonstrate Phase I of a new water data ...

    April 16, 2014