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Bartlesville Community Concert Association

The Bartlesville Community Concert Association (BCCA) has provided excellent family entertainment at reasonable prices since 1935. It has introduced such artists as Robert Merrill, Victor Borge, Richard Tucker, Ranson Wilson, Peter Nero, Ferrante and Teicher, The Canadian Brass, The Chicago Symphony, The Colorado Children’s Chorale, Gus Giordano Jazz Dance , Chinese Golden Dragon Acrobats, The Glenn Miller Orchestra, and other top performers to Bartlesville. In addition, the BCCA has presented many Educational Outreach Programs, Master Classes and Matinee Performances to students in the area. These are provided at low cost, through grants from the Allied Arts and Humanities Council and generous donations from our supporters.

David Osborne Trio

Thursday, September 21, 2017, 7:30 pm

Known as the “Pianist to the Presidents”, Osborne’s credentials are many. The list of White House performances include Reagan, Bush and Clinton administrations. David has performed numerous times for President and Mrs. George W. Bush in the White House. Osborne is a regular performer for Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter in Plains, Georgia. He created and organized President Carter’s 75th birthday tribute in 1999. Jimmy Carter has said that “David is one of the finest pianist in the United States.” And President Bush said “That boy can play!” at the White House in 2003.

Born and raised in Miami, Oklahoma, he received his undergraduate degree from Oral Roberts University. At Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana he studied classical pipe organ and piano performance, with a minor in French. At Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, Kansas he completed a master’s degree in keyboard performance and music composition.

Bartlesville Community Concert Association presents David Osborne Trio

Derik Nelson & Family

Monday, November 13, 2017, 7:30 pm

Raised in the Pacific Northwest, Derik Nelson & Family's signature sound features velvety three-part vocal harmonies only a family can deliver. Siblings Derik, Riana, and Dalten have been performing together since childhood. They’ve garnered over 3 million views on YouTube, and toured over 40 locations across the West Coast U.S.A. to raise money for music education. Derik has appeared regularly as the lead guitarist on television’s “Glee,” among other shows.

Derik Nelson & Family delivers a concert experience like no other, featuring pristine sound, a state of the art light show, and an integrated 20-foot video display. Derik’s interactive “clones” are featured throughout the show on the 5 screen video "wall." The multiple "Derik clones" paint an expansive wall of sound of limitless sonic possibilities by each playing many different instruments. This innovative technical marvel uses the latest in audio/video technology to take audiences on an aural and visual journey through time, space, an impressive array of landscapes, weather conditions, and musical "settings."

Bartlesville Community Concert Association presents Derik Nelson and Family

Hot Club of Cowtown

Friday, February 02, 2018, 7:30 pm

Since its beginnings in the late 1990s, the Hot Club of Cowtown’s star has continued to rise as its reputation for jaw-dropping virtuosity and unforgettable live shows has become the band’s global brand. Lauded for its “down-home melodies and exuberant improvisation” (The Times, London), the Hot Club has always woven a combination of seemingly disparate styles together to its own magical effect, setting up camp “at that crossroads where country meets jazz and chases the blues away” (The Independent), remaining “conscious always that above all else, the music is for dancing and an old-fashioned good time” (New York Times). The band’s musical alchemy has been described as “another breathless journey in the Texas tardis” (The Times, London), while American Songwriter observed that “the excellent three players of this band could be doing anything but have chosen to honor the greats of jazz and swing with their sound.” The Belfast Telegraph calls the Hot Club of Cowtown “a pretty much perfect country trio at the very top of their game,” and the New York Times, in a live review, described the trio as armed with “an arsenal full of technique and joy.”

Bartlesville Community Concert Association presents Hot Club of Cowtown

J Mark McVey

Tuesday, March 06, 2018, 7:30 pm

J. Mark McVey made his Broadway debut as Jean Valjean in 'Les Miserables' after winning the Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Actor while on tour. He was the first American to perform the role in London's West End. Mark reprised the role with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl and for the 25th Anniversary Tour of Les Miserables where he won the Ovation Award and the BroadwayWorld.com Award on his way to eclipsing 3,268 performances in Les Mis.

Mark made his PBS Debut with the Boston Pops followed the PBS Christmas Special for the U.S. Military Troupe. Mark appeared in the PBS Special ‘A Tale of Two Cities in Concert.’ Other Broadway and NY Credits include; Captain Walker in The Who's "Tommy," Tommy Tunes' "The Best Little Whore House Goes Public," the Off-Broadway revival of "Chess," "Hey Love" the acclaimed musical review of Mary Rogers' music, conceived and directed by Richard Maltby, Jr., "A Helluva Town" the Bernstein review at Rainbow & Stars, "The Show Goes On", with Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt and “Midnight In The Garden Of Good And Evil” starring Margaret Whiting.

Bartlesville Community Concert Association presents J Mark McVey

Scarborough Fair The Guthrie Brothers

Wednesday, May 02, 2018, 7:30 pm

Since they were kids, Jock and Jeb Guthrie have been playing and singing together in one way or another. It started at their house in Green Bay, Wisconsin, sometime after the Packers’ golden years. In the early days their music motors were fueled by the music of Led Zeppelin, the Beatles, Santana, oldies, Motown, country and even swing and doo-wop.

Jock has always been the guitar master, and Jeb the drummer dude but, having a built-in teacher at arm’s length, Jeb began to play the guitar. The combination of two guitars, two vocals and two brothers was an idea whose time had come. After several band gigs in the ‘90s, they released their debut album in 1996 which has been re-released on all the major digital music distribution systems, e.g. iTunes, Rhapsody, Napster, etc.

They knew the first time they played a Simon and Garfunkel song that their voices blended effortlessly into that S & G signature sound. The overwhelming audience reaction to their performances confirmed those feelings. Their journey continues as they take their message of harmony directly to the people in their shows and events.

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Bartlesville Community Concert Association presents Scarborough Fair The Guthrie Brothers

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