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Former Miss America to perform at Oklahoma Christian

BY WES McKINZIE and JOSH WATSON, Oklahoma Christian University Modified: October 12, 2012 at 2:10 pm •  Published: October 12, 2012

The OCO commissioned Clarke to write Spark to kick off the orchestra’s 29th season. He said “all the teachers in the state of Oklahoma” inspired this piece.

Tickets cost $10 at the door and $8 if purchased in advance online at Children under 13 will be admitted free of charge. OC students, faculty, and staff are admitted free of charge with their OC ID.

For more information, call OC’s Department of Music at 425-5530 or go to

The OCO is the “orchestra-in-residence” at Oklahoma Christian University. Several OC students, alumni, and faculty perform in the orchestra, which is conducted by OC professor of music Dr. John Fletcher.

Support for this performance has been provided, in part, by the Oklahoma Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.