Guest Artists


Martin Dalton

Martin Dalton received his Bachelor’s degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in the Spring of 2001. Prior to receiving his degree, he studied at the Academy of Music in Zagreb, Croatia under Goran Koncar (former concertmaster of the Royal Philharmonic in London, England). In the Fall of 2001, he began his graduate work at the University of Oklahoma where he studied violin with Felicia Moye, Diane Pascal, and Peter Rovit.
Mr. Dalton has performed with the Johnstown (Pa.) Symphony, Altoona (Pa.) Symphony, Fort Smith (Ar.) Symphony, Lawton Philharmonic, Enid Symphony, and has been concertmaster of both the OBU-Shawnee Community Orchestra and the University of Oklahoma Civic Orchestra.

Jeff Kidwell

Jeff Kidwell is an instructor with the University of Central Oklahoma’s School of Music in Edmond. His duties include Trombone Instructor, Trombone Ensemble Director, Instrumental Music Education Coordinator, Director of Jazz Ensembles, Assistant Director of Jazz Studies, and Assistant Director of Jazz Lab Operations.
Mr. Kidwell is a highly sought after musician/clinician who has performed with the Count Basie Orchestra, The Temptations, The Four Tops, Aretha Franklin, Pete Fountain, The Supremes, Branford Marsalis, Randy Brecker, Clark Terry, Phil Woods, Toby Keith, Wayne Newton, Vince Gill, Amy Grant and many others. He also performs for “Lyric Theater”, “The Oklahoma City Philharmonic Orchestra” and “The Civilized Tribe Dixieland Band”. Jeff has also been a musician for Norwegian Cruise Lines and played for National tours of Broadway musicals such as “Wicked”, “Peter Pan”, “Spam-A-Lot”, “The Will Rogers Follies”, “The Rat Pack”, “Shrek”, ”The Adams Family”, “The Book of Mormon” and Oprah Winfrey’s “The Color Purple”. Mr. Kidwell is a top call studio musician and functions as trombonist and arranger for one of the Southwest’s top party and show bands, “Souled Out”.





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