Accomplished musician returns home to Ponca City

Ponca City Now - March 26, 2014 12:57 pm

A Ponca City graduate, who went on to have a successful career in music is returning home for a performance.

Myron Flippin’s performance is appropriately titled, Coming Home.

Flippin said his performance is all about Ponca City and the people here.

Bob Moore was the Po-Hi Chorale leader for 30 years, but he helped Flippin outside the classroom.

Moore said he worked with Flippin’s Dad.

“It was more just of an outside of the classroom, talking about music and a possible career in music," Moore said.

Flippin is a conductor, cellist and vocalist.

He has performed internationally and is currently studying voice at Julliard.

Flippin will be performing pieces he plans to perform at Carnegie hall in 2015.

He will perform classical music, Americana, spirituals and Broadway show tunes.

Proceeds from the concert will fund workshops for local youth.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and are on-sale at the Poncan Theater.

The concert will be Saturday at 7:30.

 

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