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The Shawnee News-Star
  • Dowler to perform Junior Recital April 2

  • Oklahoma Baptist University student Hayleé Victoria Dowler will perform her junior vocal recital Tuesday, April 2, at 7 p.m. in Raley Chapel’s Yarborough Auditorium. The community is invited to attend.
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    Oklahoma Baptist University student Hayleé Victoria Dowler will perform her junior vocal recital Tuesday, April 2, at 7 p.m. in Raley Chapel’s Yarborough Auditorium. The community is invited to attend.
     
    Dowler, a soprano, is a music education major from Bixby, Okla. The daughter of Wayne and Marcy Dowler, she is from the studio of Dr. Mark McQuade, assistant professor of music. During the performance, White will be assisted by Dr. Keith Whitmore, staff accompanist, on piano, and Samuel Briar Andrews, a sophomore tenor from Checotah, Okla.
     
    The recital will include works by Monteverdi, Mozart, Mendelssohn-Hensel, Mendelssohn, Grieg, Still, Charles, Myers, and Sonheim, performed by Haylee Dowler, as well as works by Handel, Schumann, Sondheim, and Charles, performed by Andrews.
     
    During her time on Bison Hill, Dowler has been named to the President’s Honor Roll and Dean’s Honor Roll. She is secretary of the Bisonettes Glee Club and vice president for OBU’s chapter of the National Association for Music Education. Dowler will appear as Shirley Kaplan in Kurt Weil’s “Street Scene” at OBU April 19-21.
     
    Following graduation, Dowler hopes to teach music to children, possibly through missions.
     
    The audience is cordially invited to a reception in Raley Chapel Room 142 immediately following the recital.
     
    With campuses in Shawnee, Okla., and Oklahoma City, OBU offers 10 bachelor’s degrees with 84 fields of study and two master’s degree programs. The Christian liberal arts university has an overall enrollment of 1,979, with students from 37 states and 26 other countries. OBU has been rated as one of the top 10 comprehensive colleges in the West by U.S.News and World Report for 21 consecutive years and has been Oklahoma’s highest rated comprehensive college in the U.S. News rankings for 19 consecutive years. Forbes.com consistently ranks OBU as a top university in Oklahoma.

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