A Symphony of Flavor

Enjoy a delectable three-course luncheon surrounded by the artwork on display at Hopestone. Opening with a caprese starter and followed by a gourmet chicken pesto pasta salad with flavorful accompaniments; it will culminate with a scrumptious tiramisu dessert. Presented by Lesley McKissick

Friday, June 14 | 11:30am – 1:00pm

Hopestone (Wellness & Cancer Support Center of Bartlesville)

120B SW Frank Phillips Blvd $23.00 (Space is limited)

Ad Lib Singers

The Ad Lib Singers had its beginning in Bartlesville in 1994. Under the direction of Kendall Erwin, this talented 22 member ensemble has entertained “standing room only” crowds at ten previous Mozart Festivals. Plan to come early and enjoy this choral performance of expansive repertoire.

Thursday, June 13 noon

Community Hall free

Adventures in OZ

A Photographic Journey: Join historian/photographer Michelle Martin as she takes you on a historical and photographic journey thru Kansas, one of the inspirations and iconic locations in Frank Baum’s Wizard of Oz. A Kansan at heart, Martin’s photographic work captures the history, landscapes and beauty of Kansas.

Friday, June 14 3:00 – 3:45pm

Studio Theatre Free

Artist Carolyn Mock, Studio Tour

Enjoy cookies and sip iced tea while visiting Carolyn Mock, award winning wildlife and western artist, in her art studio. Carolyn will be painting and answering questions about oil painting, daily during the festival. Carolyn lives in a rural area so visitors may see wild geese or the Purple Martins nesting. Full bird feeders abound so there are always lots of song birds outside the studio.

Monday through Friday, June 10 – 14 | 10:00am – 5:00pm

3691 S.E. Washington Blvd., Bartlesville 9l8-333-0748 Free

Bartlesville Art Walk

Visit a variety of Oklahoma artists and artisans in established and pop-up galleries within a fourteen-block area of Bartlesville’s historic downtown. The art forms are as diverse as the galleries themselves. Enjoy art, architecture, music, demonstrations, and samplings.

Friday and Saturday, June 14 and 15, 2013 11am-8pm.

Haskell Event Space, 115 SE Frank Phillips Blvd. | Free

The Beethoven Folk Song Project

Vocalist Margaret Sewell has a passion for chamber music and a love of research into all things musical. Sewell and her chamber colleagues bring you both in this musical exploration into the little known folk song settings occupying Beethoven for more than ten years. Listen to the delightful and “distinctively Beethoven” settings for vocals, piano and strings while delving into the interesting and entertaining back story of Beethoven’s folk song project.

Tuesday, June 11 | 3:30 – 5:00pm and Wednesday, June 12 | 11:00am – 12:30pm

Community Hall | Free

Blues You Can Use

Part of the Children’s of ALL Ages Series. Enjoy a fun and dynamic Blues music education performance by David Berntson and Bob Parker. Using harmonica, guitar, voice, and homemade “Diddley Bow”, they will trace the origins of Blues music from Africa to modern-day America. Every performance emphasizes basic life skills through songs by famous Blues artists. The audience will participate by learning the call and response tradition, rhythmic hand clapping, and singing. Every song is selected to maximize enjoyment and appreciation of the unique American art form, the Blues. www.crossroadslearning.org

Monday, June 10 | 2:00 – 2:45pm

Studio Theatre | Free

Brian Haas, Solo Piano

Brian Haas is a jazz pianist, composer and producer raised in Tulsa and currently based out of Santa Fe, New Mexico. For the last 19 years he has toured the world with the award winning Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey, a band he started while a student at The University of Tulsa. This intimate performance in a gorgeous setting will showcase the pianists improvisational skills as well as feature selections from his recently completed album, Tempered.

This is a rare concert from this renowned musician and will likely sell out as tickets are limited.

Monday, June 10 | 5:00pm – 6:00pm

The Haskell Loft 115 ½ Frank Phillips Blvd. | $12.00

Cherokee Avenue Walk

Learn about the lives of oil pioneers and other prominent leaders of early Bartlesville and their contributions to Bartlesville’s history on this special guided tour of the grand old homes of Cherokee Avenue.

Wednesday, June 12 | 9:00am-10:45am

$6.00 Adults, $3.00 Children 12 and under

Tour begins at the Bartlesville Community Center, Lobby

Claptet, Part of the Children of ALL Ages Series

Hand-clapping, stomping & drum-beats make up the depth of sounds that come from this authentic and talented group of musicians. A local Favorite, Claptet brings the rich culture and technique of various forms of percussion found in indigenous cultures around the globe. This interactive performance will have everyone moving to the music and learning how to do body percussion, all while learning about the worldly sounds being presented from stories of the Claptet’s adventures around the globe.

Tuesday, June 11 | 11:00 – 11:45am and 1:00 – 1:45pm

Studio Theatre | Free

Copper Late Night with Love’s It!

This indie-folk duo consists of former Shotgun Party lead singer/guitar and fiddle player Jenny Parrott and multi-instrumentalist Vaughn Walters. Their live show features claw hammer banjo, guitars, mandolin, fiddle and heart-felt inspired singing. These road veterans have come together to create a unique sound that is fun and modern.

Monday, June 10 | 9:30 – 11:30pm

Copper Bar, Price Tower Arts Center | Free

Copper Late Night with Jackie Meyers Band

The Jackie Myers Band plays original funk and soul tunes influenced by both jazz and blues. Jackie Myers has been playing piano since she was a wee 5 year old growing up in Washington DC. A graduate of Grinnell college with a degree in music, she was the first student ever to compose for the Jazz Band and has studied with Gabriel Espinosa.

Tuesday, June 11 | 9:30 – 11:30pm

Copper Bar, Price Tower Arts Center | Free

Copper Late Night with Susan Herndon

Susan’s music career began while busking along the streets of France and has since blossomed into a life of many gigs stateside – from coast to coast. Her latest record, “All Fall Down,” produced and played on by Grammy Award winner Lloyd Maines along with a virtual who’s who of Texas musicians has received wide acclaim from radio and printed press alike.

Wednesday, June 12 | 9:30 – 11:30pm

Copper Bar, Price Tower Arts Center | Free

Copper Late Night with Jesse Aycock

Jesse crafts his own unique brand of folk music with influences of early rock, traditional folk, psychedelic, country and soul into his songs. His artistry captures the human condition in story songs, love songs, and songs about everyday life and his is a memorable voice – soothing yet yearning.

Friday, June 14 | 9:30 – 11:30pm

Copper Bar, Price Tower Arts Center | Free

Council Oak Men’s Chorale

From their modest beginning of 12 singers, this small group of dedicated vocalists has grown into an organization that is known throughout the nation for their vocal excellence. Since forming in 1997 their performances have grown to include a three-concert season with numerous additional performances, making COMC a year-round organization celebrating diversity.

Saturday, June 15 | 4:00pm–5:00pm

Community Hall | Free

Crossroads Learning Experience

Part of the Children of ALL Ages Series. Are you ready to learn something new? Get set, because in a very short time, you’ll be playing the harmonica. It’s fun and easy, once a few simple secrets are revealed. You will receive your very own Hohner harmonica and instruction book that will have you playing your way to big fun in no time at all. All you need to bring is a teachable attitude, an open mind, and a willingness to have a good time. This class is taught by David Berntson, 2006 recipient of the Blues Foundation’s “Keeping the Blues Alive in Education” Award. Come learn some Blues you can use!! www.crossroadslearning.org

Monday, June 10 | 11:00 – 11:45am

Studio Theatre | $5.00

Curtis Pavey

A junior at Indiana University’s School of Music, studies piano performance under the direction of Professor Evelyne Brancart. Curtis has been playing piano for more than ten years; he developed a passion for music in his adolescent years. Curtis has received multiple honors in local and national competitions and aspires to become a music professor and a world-wide performer.

Friday, June 14 | 3:30pm – 4:30pm

Community Hall | Free

David Pettit and Friends

Internationally acclaimed organist and composer, church musician and educator. Mr. Pettit is the organist and resident composer at First Presbyterian Church in Bartlesville, and organist of the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra.

Wednesday, June 12 | noon – 1:00pm

First Presbyterian Church, 5th and Dewey | Free

Desi and Cody

Desirae Roses’ smoky, sultry voice combined with Cody Clinton’s acoustic guitar prowess establishes this duo as one of Tulsa’s most acclaimed original acts. Their sound is an obscure valley of folk mixed with classic country and buoyed by the intensely captivating and powerful voice of Desirae.

Thursday, June 13 | 3:30 – 5:00pm

Community Hall | Free

Dizzy Pickers

Parts old-timey folk and bluegrass with hints of alternative country – all with a singer/songwriter sensibility. The Dizzy Pickers twist genres to match their songs and feature dobro, fiddle, mandolin, upright bass and guitar. All 5 players in this group share harmonies and vocals – a group so diverse it’s been known to make one a little dizzy.

Monday, June 10 | 6:00 – 7:30pm

Community Hall | Free

Ellis Island

The story of U.S. immigration: Part One of the Children of ALL Ages Series – Take a journey with the immigrants as they come to the land of hope and promise. Find out why they were willing to endure such hardships. You will see photos and artifacts as you hear the stories of several immigrants.

Wednesday, June 13 | 2:00 – 2:45pm

Studio Theatre | Free

Experience Trumpets, Family Concert! – Part of the Children of ALL Ages Series

With more than 35 years-experience entertaining audiences Dr. Stephen Goforth is back with an amazing array of trumpets – at least 18 will be played in this program! Brilliant accompanying by Dolores McCreary completes the ensemble. All the selections have been tried and proven for a wide age group, but this particular experience is definitely one younger folks are certain to enjoy. The interactive and often humorous format is most suitable for a comfortable yet quick-paced offering. At the conclusion the audience is always encouraged to visit with Dr. Goforth more about the most thought-provoking and inspiring instruments and music from some of the most significant in music history. For most attendees this will definitely be the broadest and most educational variety of instruments and musical styles used in one setting by one artist. A must for smaller children, and of course children of all ages!

Friday, June 14 | 2:00 – 2:45pm

Community Hall | Free

Experience Trumpets, Family Concert! – Part of the Children of ALL Ages Series

With more than 35 years-experience entertaining audiences Dr. Stephen Goforth is back with an amazing array of trumpets – at least 18 will be played in this program! Brilliant accompanying by Dolores McCreary completes the ensemble in the magnificent sanctuary of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, with styles covering the span of music history. All the selections have been tried and proven for a wide age group. The interactive and often humorous format is most suitable for a comfortable yet quick-paced concert of two halves. At the conclusion the audience is always encouraged to visit with Dr. Goforth more about the most thought-provoking and inspiring instruments and music from some of the most significant in music history. For most attendees this will definitely be the broadest and most educational variety of instruments and musical styles used in one setting by one artist. A brilliant and certainly fun way to complete much of a terrific week of experiencing the arts!

Saturday, June 15 | 2:00pm – 3:30pm

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 210 SE 9 | $8/Adults – $4/students

Festival Worship

First Presbyterian Church Choir and community singers present Vaughn William Communion Mass in D.

Sunday, June 9 | 11:00am

First Presbyterian Church, 5th and Dewey | Free

 Frank and Lola’s After-Hours: The Chris Combs Elaborative Collaborative

This is the culmination of an ongoing series of creative and improvisational music curated by Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey lap steel player Chris Combs featuring a rotating cast of songwriters and musicians. The complete lineup for this performance is a secret, but promises to be a fitting conclusion to this special series.

Thursday, June 13 | 9:30pm – midnight

Frank and Lola’s, 2nd and Dewey | Free

Frank and Lola’s After-Hours: SHEL

Following two sold-out OKM “House Concert” events, SHEL returns to OKM for a free performance. This group of four classically-trained sisters from Fort Collins, Colorado is a mix of sophistication and youth – emotional, lighthearted, classic and eccentric. SHEL’s engaging live show is marked with a prodigy’s creativity and a veteran’s instinct for entertaining.

Saturday, June 15 | 9:30 – midnight

Frank and Lola’s, 2nd and Dewey | Free

Frank and Lola’s House Concert featuring Samantha Crain and Parker Milsap

This popular ‘house concert’ series features another great Oklahoma lineup. Samantha Crain hails from Shawnee, Oklahoma and has received rave national reviews from her recently released album, “Kid Face.” Samantha’s vulnerable, cathartic vocal atop fine guitar work sets her apart from many of the young artists playing today. She’ll be accompanied by lead guitar and violin for this performance.

Purcell native Parker Millsap opens the evening concert. Described as “velvet laid over gravel,” his vocals suggest a dash of Tom Waits and a touch of John Fullbright with an independent flair. Parker will be accompanied by violin and upright bass. All of these musicians are great friends, a fact that lends itself to a finale featuring all of them joining together to create the sort of evening that audiences remember for years to come. A fabulous FnL’s appetizer spread and free beer and wine are included with admission.

Sunday, June 9 | Doors at 6:00pm and Performance at 6:30pm

Frank and Lola’s, 2nd and Dewey | $25/advance, $30/at the door.

Green Country Music Together: Part of the Children of ALL Ages Series

Join us for a demonstration class of this internationally recognized, early childhood music and movement program, now celebrating 25 years! Our family classes are designed for children birth to five plus parents / caregivers. Come experience the Joy of Family Music® and learn what you can do to nurture your child’s musical growth – regardless of your own musical ability!

Wednesday, June 12 | 11:00 – 11:45am

Studio Theatre | Free

The Growth of Bartlesville’s Spiritual Life

The History of Bartlesville Churches – A presentation by Kay Little. Did you know that a family of Delaware Indians and some wives of several pioneers helped start the first churches in Washington County? That the prisoners in the county jail participated in one of the churches? Find out which church started in the Limestone School and why. What does Time magazine, church debt and a big oil company have in common? What church was interrupted by a shooting and ended in an execution?

Thursday, June 13 | 2:00 – 2:45pm

Community Hall | Free

Intimate Expressions

Margaret Sewell, Tulsa vocalist and founder of the popular classical house concert series, SALON, takes you back to the days when chamber music in the home and among friends was a common pastime. Sewell brings with her some of Oklahoma’s finest symphonic musicians to present a diverse program of both instrumental and vocal music and to discuss the history of the chamber ensemble and the intimate music salon of days past and to ponder the future of both.

Tuesday, June 11 | 11:00am – 12:30pm

Community Hall | Free

Jackie Myers Band

The Jackie Myers Band plays original funk and soul tunes influenced by both jazz and blues. Jackie Myers has been playing piano since she was a wee 5 yr old growing up in Washington DC. A graduate of Grinnell college with a degree in music, she was the first student ever to compose for the Jazz Band and has studied with Gabriel Espinosa.

Thursday, June 13 | 6:00 – 7:30pm

Community Hall | Free

Jackie Myers, Solo Piano

This is an opportunity for Jackie to reveal her prowess as composer and pianist in a solo environment. This classically trained artist is most comfortable when behind a piano, whether tuning, repairing or playing. This performance is sure to showcase her ability to become one with her instrument while playing a mix of original, classical and jazz standard tunes.

Tuesday, June 11 | 1:30 – 2:30pm

Community Hall | Free

Kilkenny Road

An energetic blend of jigs, reels, hornpipes, aires and ballads that is reminiscent of the high-energy instrumental music and songs performed in the pubs of Ireland.

Saturday, June 15 | 1:00 – 2:30pm

Community Hall | Free

Love’s It! – Part of the Children of ALL Ages Series

Jenny Parrott is definitely a child at heart. Love’s It! has prepared material just for kids to be debuted during this performance and will no doubt have children joining in, dancing and quite possibly running around the room as they’re chased by an imaginary dinosaur!

Tuesday, June 11 | 3:00 – 3:45pm

Studio Theatre | Free

Meet The Woodwinds

Part of the Children of ALL Ages Series – Meet members of Amici New York in this interactive concert. A great experience for the entire family! Not recommended for groups.

Monday, June 10 | 4:00 – 4:45pm

Community Hall | Free

OKM Block Party at Frank and Lola’s

This OKM kickoff concert features some of Tulsa’s best. Wink Burcham and The Lowdogs, Pilgrim and The Paul Benjaman Band complete with a horn section. This free ‘block party’ promises to be a highlight of OKM’s contemporary offerings. Bring a lawn chair and dance in the street!

Saturday, June 8 | 8:00pm

Frank and Lola’s, 2nd and Dewey | Free

OKM House Concert featuring The Stray Birds

When The Stray Birds take the stage, the spotlight falls on three voices raised in harmony above the raw resonance of wood and strings. It is a sound drawn from the richness of American folk music traditions, spun with a stirring subtlety and grace. From bustling street corners to silent halls, their performances speak to an uncompromising reverence for songs.

Tuesday, June 11 | 5:30 – 7:30pm

Frank Phillips Club at the Kress Building | $10.00

OKWU All-State Choral Camp Concert

The OWU choral camp for the preparation of All-State choir concludes with this two-part concert by Junior and Senior High School students.

Wednesday, June 12 | 3:00pm

Lyon Chapel of Fine Arts – Oklahoma Wesleyan University | Free

Pioneer School Demonstration

Part of the Children of ALL Ages Series: A typical 19th century curriculum at the Nelson Carr School included spelling, arithmetic and penmanship. Schools of this era were often “subscription” schools, meaning students paid a nominal fee to attend class. In that spirit, students’ fees are to be paid at the OKM box office.

Thursday, June 13 | 10:00am – 11:00am

Bartlesville Area History Museum, 401 S. Johnstone | $4/adults, $2/children

Pioneer Woman: Laura Ingalls Wilder – Part of the Children of ALL Ages Series

Join historian Michelle Martin as she portrays an adult Laura Ingalls Wilder during her travels from the Dakota Territories to her eventual home in Mansfield, Missouri. Martin will share Laura’s stories of her childhood and young adulthood. Youngsters can take a look into Laura’s traveling trunk and see what pioneers packed to take along the dusty trail.

Friday, June 14 | 11:00 – 11:45am

Studio Theatre | Free

StoneLion Puppet Theatre presents Kuchina Drums and Prairie View – Part of the Children of ALL Ages Series

Kuchina Drums: Mischievous Coyote, silly Koshare, Father Sky and Mother Earth dance and sing to the beat of Southwestern Native American Indian drums. These stories of communication focus on the importance of being true to yourself and thinking of others.

Thursday, June 13 | 11:00 – 11:45am

BCC Main Stage | $3/children, adults are free

Prairie View

A fox, a field mouse and a magpie may not seem to have much in common but survival on the prairie can bring about strange friendships as we discover in this whimsical puppet show by StoneLion Puppet Theatre. A hilarious escapade with enchanting sets, beautiful music and world class puppetry for the entire family.

Thursday, June 13 | 2:00 – 2:45pm

BCC Main Stage | $3/children, adults are free

Susan Herndon

Susan’s music career began while busking along the streets of France and has since blossomed into a life of many gigs stateside – from coast to coast. Her latest record, “All Fall Down,” produced and played on by Grammy Award winner Lloyd Maines along with a virtual who’s who of Texas musicians has received wide acclaim from radio and printed press alike.

Wednesday, June 12 | 3:30 – 5:00pm

Community Hall | Free

“Tales from a New State”, Stories told by Fran Stallings

History and original history-based fiction, related by nationally known professional storyteller Fran Stallings, will bring you back to the Oklahoma of a hundred years ago.

Monday, June 10 | 11:00 – 11:45am

Community Hall | Free

Traditional Blend

Accomplished musicians Bill and Patti Cummings, aka Traditional Blend, will play tunes from places like Ireland, Scotland, and Cape Breton, as well as original compositions.

Saturday, June 15 | 11:00am – 12:30pm

Community Hall | Free

Two Pianos…Two Friends…No Dueling

Don’t expect your typical 4-hands piano rep in this showcase! Experience what happens when these two Steinway grand pianos go to town. Nancy Rovenstine and Susan Mueller and surprise guests will perform a vast array of exquisite and powerful repertoire, including Grieg, Debussy and an intense Borodin. AND, don’t miss the finale of this wonderful and exciting program.

Thursday, June 13 | 4:00 – 4:45pm

BCC Main Stage | Free

The Vintage Wildflowers

Acclaimed for their instrumental prowess, onstage charm and soulful vocals, Vintage Wildflowers has developed an enthusiastic legion of fans with their vibrant blend of Celtic harp, Irish flute, fiddle and harmony vocals. With the release of their second CD “Lovely Madness” and their recent performances at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC and on the WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour, they’ve earned national acclaim and a growing reputation for creating music that is respectful of tradition yet distinctly their own.

Wednesday, June 12 and Saturday, June 15 | 6:00 – 7:30pm

Community Hall | Free

Wade Daniel, Pianist

Wade returns for a second year to the OKM Showcase stage! Wade serves as Minister of Music at First Baptist Church, Bartlesville. Wade served for 18 years as the piano accompanist for the Singing Men of Southeast Texas and has been a vocal member of the Century Men choir since 1998.

Sunday, June 9 | 12:30 – 2:00pm and Friday , June 14 |- 11:30am – 1:00pm Community Hall | Free

Wink Burcham and the Low Dogs

Tulsa and Bartlesville audiences have seen Wink Burcham in a variety of lineups and settings. He seems to have found his niche with The Low Dogs. Mandolin, fiddle and upright bass augment Wink’s touching, sincere songwriting unlike any other lineup he’s offered previously.

Monday, June 10 | 1:00 – 2:30pm Community Hall | Free

Workshops at Hopestone Cancer Support Center with Artist Jan Brieschke

Artist Jan Brieschke is a highly accomplished painter of florals, animals, abstracts and landscapes, which she paints in a unique style described as Fractured Light. She lives and produces her work in Bartlesville, OK, but travels all over the country selling her work at juried shows. All workshops will be taught by Jan and will include supplies.

Each workshop is $30.00 Hopestone Cancer Support Center is located at 120 SE Frank Phillips Blvd.

Beginning Watercolor

This event will offer the beginning watercolorist an opportunity to become familiar with basic watercolor techniques and materials in a relaxed and fun setting. We will complete a simple watercolor still life. All supplies included. Monday, June 10 | 9:00am – noon

Fractured Light Watercolor

Jan Brieschke will teach painters her “Fractured Light” technique in which lines are drawn through a composition as a way to increase the sense of movement in the finished painting. All supplies included. Tuesday, June 11 | 9:00am – noon

Beginning Drawing

Participants will sketch a still life of musical instruments, stressing instruction in how to create a compelling composition using line and value. Wednesday, June 12 | 9:00am – noon

Reverse Glass Painting

Participants will create a small acrylic painting on glass. The technique is fascination and a lot of fun. Thursday, June 13 | 9:00am – noon

Paper-cutting

Students will create their own designs based on Polish Wycinancis. These designs are made of many layers of colored paper. Little artistic experience is needed to achieve a fascinating design. Saturday, June 15 | 9:00am – noon