POINT LOOKOUT, MO. — The College of the Ozarks Concert Band, directed by Dr. Kevin Powers, will perform a concert on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, at 3 p.m. in the Royal Oak Forum at The Keeter Center.

The concert is FREE and open to the public.

“Come and spend a fun afternoon with the College of the Ozarks Concert Band,” Powers said. “We will be playing a wide variety of festive music that will put you in the Christmas spirit.”


  • “A Rhapsody of Carols,” by Paul Jennings

The concert band will present a medley of some of the best loved Christmas carols, including “Joy to the World,” “It Came upon a Midnight Clear,” “Christmas is Coming,” and “O Come All Ye Faithful.”


  • “Carol of the Bells,” by Mykola Leontovich and Peter Wilhousky/O’Loughlin, arr.

This arrangement for concert band represents a classic Christmas piece.


  • “Symphonic Highlights from the “King and I,” by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein/Bulla, arr.

First appearing in theaters in 1956, audiences now celebrate the 60th anniversary of this timeless classic. The concert band will perform a collection of favorite tunes from this Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, including “Something Wonderful,” “I Whistle a Happy Tune,” “I Have Dreamed,” “The March of the Siamese Children,” “Getting to Know You,” and “Shall We Dance?”


  • “Toboggan Ride,” by Stan Applebaum

This fun, musical composition represents a race downhill on an out of control toboggan.

  • “Star of Wonder,” by James Swearingen

This is a beautiful and lush rendition of “Greensleeves” and “We Three Kings.”


  • “A Show Stoppin’ Christmas,” by Chris Sharp

Several different styles of music are incorporated into this Christmas work, including swing and funk.


For more information, contact the music department at (417) 690-2244.

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