Pipers, Jazz Band perform to packed house
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Every seat in the house was taken when the Panola College Jazz Band and the Panola Pipers put on a show Wednesday, April 5 in the Frances B. Ross Ballroom of the Charles C. Matthews Foundation Student Center.
Sandra Bauer, professor of vocal music, and Dwaine Hubbard, professor of instrumental music, led their students in a hour-long festival of musical favorites. The program included “April in Paris,” “Dream a Little Dream of Me,” “Loafin’,” “Crazy Little Thing Called Love,” “Do It Again,” “Traces,” “Blame it on the Boogie,” “Deed I Do,” “Killer Joe,” “Motown: The Musical,” and “Augustus Gloop.”
Singers in the Panola Pipers include Samuel Slone, Virginia; Ahmad Casel, Jacksonville; Walker Pahlman, Nacogdoches; Shelby Gipson, San Augustine; Dillon Reynolds, Center; Montana Woodard, Center; Kyana Reagan, Lufkin; Tyesha High, Jacksonville, Lily Allphin, Henderson; Mia Sartor, Carthage, Brittany Fendall, Shreveport; Shannon James, California; Keiarra Ware, Carthage; JaMecia Taylor, Georgia; Alyia Doktor, Longview; Shelby Brown, Tatum; Ashley Newton, Woden; Lauren Williams, Tatum.
Musicians in the Jazz Band include on flute: Esmeralda Acosta, Center, and Savana Hanaway, Carthage. On saxophone: Montana Woodard, Center; Kassi Orbaugh, Carthage; Lady Flores, Cushing; Alexandria Lavender, Center; Whitney Thomas, Center; Destiney Miller, Ore City; Robby Cox; Carthage, and Dakota Brown, Marshall.
Trumpet players include: Urias Quetzala, Garrison; Lirio Rodriguez, New Diana; Raderrius Colbert, Carthage. On percussion: Michael Iwalesin, Nigeria. On piano: Rachel Mukweyi, Mansfield; on vibraphone: Kenzie Yaws, Mabank. On bass guitar: Branton Reeves, Beckville.
Upcoming musical events at Panola College include the choir concert at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18 in the Q.M. Martin Auditorium; the Chamber Singers concert at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 20 in the Murphy Payne Community Room; the band concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 23 in the auditorium; a vocal recital at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, April 24 in the community room; Jazz on the Quad at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 25; and an instrumental recital at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 27 in the community room.