Concert of Duets for Baritone and Soprano

Thursday, April 10, 2014 7:30pm

Come hear a concert of duets for baritone and soprano. Guest Artist Dr. Kenneth A. Bohannon will appear in recital with ECU's Dr. Melody Baggech at the Ada Arts and Heritage Center, Thursday April 10 at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free. Contact for more information.

Dr. Kenneth Bohannon, Associate Professor of Music at USAO and Coordinator of the Davis-Waldorf Performing Arts Series, and Coordinator of the Music Department at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, has performed as a soloist in musical theatre, oratorio and has performed over twenty operatic roles throughout his career. In the summer of 2004, Dr. Bohannon performed as part of the resident ensemble of the newly revised musical Texas Legacies, in Canyon, Texas. In 2005 he received the Regents Award for Superior Research from USAO. He has performed at numerous regional conferences including the College Music Society and Texoma NATS. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Hendrix College, a Master of Music from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee, and a Doctor of Music from Indiana University. In addition to his voice teaching duties, he is also the musical director of the USAO Vocal Jazz Ensemble. He has sung professionally with the Cincinnati Opera, Knoxville Opera, Chattanooga Opera, and Tulsa Opera. Dr. Bohannon served as Audition’s Chair and Governor of the Oklahoma District of National Association of Teachers of Singing. He previously taught at Lyon College and Harding University, both in Arkansas. Dr. Bohannon is the proud father of Alexandra Bohannon who is the Communications Coordinator at Smart Start Oklahoma (Oklahoma’s Early Childhood Advisory Council) in Oklahoma City.