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OBU Band presents Christmas concert Dec. 7

By Emma Dennis 
OBU News Bureau

ARKADELPHIA — The Ouachita Baptist University Band will present its Christmas concert Tuesday, Dec. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in Jones Performing Arts Center. The concert is free and open to the public. 

OBU photo/Hannah Adamson

“The Ouachita Band is excited to celebrate the season with a concert of all of your Christmas favorites, plus a few you might not know,” said Jim Lloyd, instructor of music and athletic band director at Ouachita. “Come celebrate with us during this joyful time of year.” 

The program will include “Sparkling Lights” by Matt Conaway; “The Drummer Boy’s Bolero” and “A Very Merry Heart and Soul” by Julie Giroux; “Ukranian Bell Carol,” arranged by Richard Saucedo; “Good King Wenceslas” by John Mason Neale and Thomas Helmore and “Feliz Navidad” by Jose Feliciano, both arranged by Tom Wallace; “Breath of Heaven” by Amy Grant, arranged by Jay Dawson; and a traditional Christmas carol medley titled, “It’s Christmas,” arranged by Warren Barker. 

The concert will also be livestreamed at obu.edu/band. For more information, contact Jim Lloyd at lloydj@obu.edu or (870) 245-5421. 

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