Kimberly Powell

Host, Performance Oklahoma

Kimberly Powell joined the staff at KUCO-FM in Edmond, Oklahoma as an announcer in September of 2007 and assumed the role of Director of Production and Syndication in March of 2008 and Assistant Director of Programming in July of 2011. She is the host and producer of Performance Oklahoma, the station's weekly showcase of local recitals and concerts. Offering new and creative production for event and underwriting promotion as well as for station fund raising, Kimberly has taken the opportunity to establish excellent working relationships with representatives of music and arts organizations throughout the state. Recognized as a savvy and thoughtful interviewer she has hosted many guests to the KUCO studios and off site she has met and interviewed a number of the world's leading musical artists.

Kimberly came to the job well prepared with 25 years of work as a professional collaborative pianist and coach appearing with artists and performers around the country in concerts and master classes and on the National Public Radio series Performance Today. Performances in the Puget Sound region included appearances on The Seattle Flute Society Distinguished Artists Concerts and the Seattle Symphony Orchestra’s Musically Speaking Series, work as an active Board member and performer with the Seattle Young Artists Music Festival and as a coach at the Seattle Conservatory and Pacific Lutheran University. She has also appeared as a guest artist at the International Double-Reed Convention, The Clarinet Symposium, the International Clarinet Association Convention, the National Flute Association Convention and the International Horn Society Conference. Here in Oklahoma she has appeared as a guest artist on the Sutton Faculty Artist and Master Performer Series at OU, the International Clarinet Symposium, the Faculty Concert Series at OSU and SNU, and Guest Artist Series at Quartz Mountain and UCO. Kimberly holds Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees from Northwestern University and pursued post-graduate private study with the distinguished English pianist Benjamin Kaplan in London.

Ways to Connect

Alexander Mickelthwate

Canterbury Voices

Oklahoma City University Chamber Choir & University Singers

Summer Festival Highlights Series

Summer Festival Highlights Series

Chamber Music in Oklahoma

Concert 5 "Old and New"

Alexander Mickelthwate Philippe Quint Classics 7

An Evening With Brahms

Chamber Music in Oklahoma

Alexander Mickelthwate    Joyce Yang

Chamber Music in Oklahoma

String Theory Concert 3

The London premiere in April 1885 of Antonin Dvořák’s Seventh Symphony was one of the great triumphs of the composer’s career, and critics since have often regarded the Seventh as his finest work in the symphonic genre.

Kemp Concert Series

First Presbyterian Church

Concert 1 "Song and Dance"

Classics 4 - OKC Philharmonic

The newly formed Oklahoma Virtuosi, led by founder and cellist Tomasz Zieba opened its first full season of performances this past fall with a concert given on Sunday, September 17th offering works for strings by Antonio Vivaldi and Edvard Grieg and appearing in a new venue, a place the orchestra hopes to call its permanent performance home, the storied Magnolia Room, top floor of the historic Magnolia Building in the city’s Midtown district.

This program airs Saturday, January 27th, 2018, 8pm on Classical 88.7 KWTU.

Concert 1 2017-2018 Vivaldi, Grieg and more!

The newly formed Oklahoma Virtuosi, led by founder and cellist Tomasz Zieba opened its first full season of performances this past fall with a concert given on Sunday, September 17th offering works for strings by Antonio Vivaldi and Edvard Grieg and appearing in a new venue, a place the orchestra hopes to call its permanent performance home, the storied Magnolia Room, top floor of the historic Magnolia Building in the city’s Midtown district.

Mozart & Mendelssohn Piano Trios Jeannette Sias Memorial Concert

Chamber Music in Oklahoma

This past October, pianist Solungga Liu appeared as the guest artist for the third concert of the Musical Arts Series at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. She brought with her a special program she would play in November at the Coolidge Auditorium at the Library of Congress, the program’s music drawn almost entirely from the manuscript collections at the Library. At the heart of the recital were a series of works by Charles Tomlinson Griffes, an underappreciated American composer of vital music that bridged the worlds of Romanticism and Impressionism.

Celebrating its 39th season, a Christmas Vespers is presented each year at Oklahoma City University. Just under 300 University singers and instrumentalists gather to offer the service designed to acknowledge the Advent season.

One of the most celebrated violinists of our time, Joshua Bell is known for his restless curiosity, passion, and multi-faceted musical interests. His 2015 Fall season included several concerto appearances with American orchestras, a series of concerts across Europe with The Academy of St.

Called the Van Cliburn of today by the BBC, pianist Alexander Kobrin first met Mr. Cliburn in 2005 when he secured the gold medal at the 12th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. At the forefront of today’s performing musicians, and widely acclaimed for his brilliant technique, musicality and emotional engagement with audiences, Mr.

Hailed for their “ravishingly beautiful tone” as well as their “extraordinary technical skills and musicianship” the members of the New Orford String Quartet are all principal players in the Montreal and Toronto Symphony Orchestras.  First appearing as guests of Chamber Music in Oklahoma in the final concert of the 2014-15 season the ensemble returned to offer the season opening Founder’s Concert for the Chamber Music Society now marking 58 years of performances.  Presented on Sunday, October 29th at Christ the King Catholic Church in Oklahoma City, the New Orford String Quartet opened the

The Brightmusic Society marks its 15th anniversary year of performances this season, its first concert, given on Tuesday, September 26th at St.

The OKC Philharmonic welcomed two guests, conductor Matthew Troy and violinist Jennifer Koh to present the second concert of the season offered on Saturday, October 7th at the Civic Center Music Hall in Oklahoma City, Jennifer Koh featured in the violin concerto of Samuel Barber, and the orchestra also performing the Overture to the Barber of Seville by Giacchino Rossini, the Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner and Paul Hindemith’s Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Weber.

Kemp Concert Choir & Orchestra

Warren Puffer Jones - Kemp Concert Series

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