Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music will host the annual Virginia Queen Piano Competition Friday, May 2, at 3:30 p.m. in McBeth Recital Hall in Mabee Fine Arts Center. The competition performances are free and open to the public.
“The competition was established by Virginia Queen 37 years ago to motivate our piano majors and minors to excel,” said Ouida Keck, coordinator of keyboard studies and Addie Mae Maddox Professor of Music. “It gives them the motivation to excel, exposes them to professional standards and gives them a chance to develop self-confidence and stage presence.”
Each student will perform two compositions of contrasting style, with a total performance time of no more than 10 minutes each.
The first-place winner will receive $500 and their name will be engraved on a plaque displayed in the Mabee Fine Arts Center music library. Second place will receive $350, and third place will receive $150.
Students who will participate in the competition include: Rusty Butler, a senior worship arts major from Little Rock, Ark.; TJ Bailey, a senior worship arts major from Fort Smith, Ark.; Katie Butts, a sophomore computer science major from Piqua, Ohio; Jordan Denniston, a senior music major from Plano, Texas; Caroline Dunlap, a freshman piano performance major from Little Rock, Ark.; Joanna Horton, a freshman music major from Arkadelphia, Ark.; Sean Jackson, a junior music composition major from Livingston, La.; Lauren Johnson, a sophomore church music major from Little Rock, Ark.; Courtney Stanage, a junior piano performance major from Hot Springs Village, Ark.; and Emily Tucker, a senior music major from Hot Springs, Ark.
For more information, contact Dr. Ouida Keck at firstname.lastname@example.org or (870) 245-5352.
The OBU Tiger Fundamental Basketball Camp is set for June 4-6. Children ages 5-9 will meet from 9am-noon, & children ages 10-15 will meet from 1:30-4:30pm. Cost for the camp is $60 per camper. For more information, contact Logan Johnson at 870-245-5339 or email@example.com.
TIGER CUB FOOTBALL CAMP 2OI4
June 5th & 6th at Ouachita Baptist University
Each session will be from 9:00am to 12:00noon.
Registration begins at 8:30am on Thursday, June 5, 2014 before the
first camp session at Blackmon-Benson Field House.
All boys and girls entering grades 1-7 are eligible to attend.
Awards Ceremony will be at 11:45am on Friday, June 6, 2014, inside
Crews Indoor Facility.
DON’T MISS OUT ON ALL THE FUN!!!
This is the 15th Annual Tiger Cub Camp to be held by the OBU football
positive individual instruction on the game of football. The OBU football
staff along with current Tiger student athletes will work at the camp in order
to provide each camper with quality instruction. Each camp session will
also deal with the teaching and discussion of character issues such as
honesty and sportsmanship. There will be Punt, Pass, and Kick Competition
instruction provided by the camp staff. The campers will get a chance to
work on Punt, Pass, and Kick skills. Each camper will get a chance to
compete in several relay races as well as obstacle course races. This is a
great opportunity for young boys to have a great time in a fun camp.
Don’t worry parents. There will be snacks provided along with plenty of
The cost of the camp is $60 per camper. However, if two or more campers
come from the same family, the cost is $45 for each family member
245-5304 or contact Camps Director Jay Derby at 5313.
The camp tuition includes all camp activities, a camp T-shirt, an OBU Tiger
Football, and a camp participation picture with the OBU coaching staff.
DON’T MISS OUT ON ALL THE FUN!!!
The OBU Tigers Youth Baseball Camp for athletes ages 6-12 will be held June 9-12 at Rab Rodgers Field from 9am-noon. Open to players between the ages of 6 & 12 this camp offers personal & group instruction in all phases of the game. Campers must provide their own equipment & registration is $100. For more information or to register, contact Kyle Hope at 870-245-4255 or firstname.lastname@example.org.