Tickets for NOC Gala available starting April 11

Ponca City Now - March 25, 2016 11:33 am

Ticket reservations for the 21st annual Northern Oklahoma College Gala will be accepted beginning at 9 a.m. Monday, April 11.

The Gala is set for 7 p.m. Sunday, April 24 in the Kinzer Performing Arts Center at NOC Tonkawa, 1220 East Grand Avenue.

General admission tickets are $20 each, nonrefundable, and tickets for children under five years old are discouraged. Since seating is limited, a maximum of four tickets per person will be available. Reservations will not be accepted through voicemail or email and cannot be made before April 11.

To purchase tickets via credit card, patrons may call the Office of Development and Community Relations at (580) 628-6214. Northern accepts MasterCard, Visa and Discover.

Tickets may be purchased in person by credit card, cash or check at the Office of Development and Community Relations in the Vineyard Library-Administration Building . Tickets not picked up in advance at that office will be held in the foyer of the Kinzer Performing Arts Center for pickup between 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. the evening of the performance.

The box office will be open from 6 to 7:30 p.m. if tickets are still available for purchase.

Internationally noted conductor Gerald Steichen will direct the Gala in a program of light opera and Broadway show tunes featuring outstanding opera artists Laquita Mitchell, soprano, and Glenn Seven Allen, tenor.

They will be joined by NOC music faculty Dineo Heilmann, Chad Anderson Shannon Bradford, Edward Dixon and Brandon Haynes; the NOC College Choir; and the Gala Orchestra, comprising members of area symphony orchestras including Oklahoma City and Wichita.

Patrons who would like to contribute to the Annual Gala Concert may contact Sheri Snyder, executive director of the Northern Oklahoma College Foundation, Inc., at (580) 628-6292, contribute on the NOC Foundation website at, or make a contribution at the Gala. Contributions are tax deductible.


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