Kimberly Powell

Host, Performance Oklahoma

Kimberly Powell joined the staff at KUCO-FM in Edmond, Oklahoma as an announcer in September of 2007 and assumed the role of Director of Production and Syndication in March of 2008 and Assistant Director of Programming in July of 2011. She is the host and producer of Performance Oklahoma, the station's weekly showcase of local recitals and concerts. Offering new and creative production for event and underwriting promotion as well as for station fund raising, Kimberly has taken the opportunity to establish excellent working relationships with representatives of music and arts organizations throughout the state. Recognized as a savvy and thoughtful interviewer she has hosted many guests to the KUCO studios and off site she has met and interviewed a number of the world's leading musical artists.

Kimberly came to the job well prepared with 25 years of work as a professional collaborative pianist and coach appearing with artists and performers around the country in concerts and master classes and on the National Public Radio series Performance Today. Performances in the Puget Sound region included appearances on The Seattle Flute Society Distinguished Artists Concerts and the Seattle Symphony Orchestra’s Musically Speaking Series, work as an active Board member and performer with the Seattle Young Artists Music Festival and as a coach at the Seattle Conservatory and Pacific Lutheran University. She has also appeared as a guest artist at the International Double-Reed Convention, The Clarinet Symposium, the International Clarinet Association Convention, the National Flute Association Convention and the International Horn Society Conference. Here in Oklahoma she has appeared as a guest artist on the Sutton Faculty Artist and Master Performer Series at OU, the International Clarinet Symposium, the Faculty Concert Series at OSU and SNU, and Guest Artist Series at Quartz Mountain and UCO. Kimberly holds Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees from Northwestern University and pursued post-graduate private study with the distinguished English pianist Benjamin Kaplan in London.

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1:38 pm
Mon September 8, 2014

Miró Quartet and Amici NY Wind Octet on Performance Oklahoma

From the 2013 and 2014 OK Mozart International Festival in Bartlesville, Oklahoma:  Program Three with the Miró Quartet and the Amici NY Wind Octet!

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11:06 am
Wed September 3, 2014

OK Mozart's 30th Anniversary Features Jon Kimura Parker on Performance Oklahoma

In the first hour of the second program of the broadcast series, pianist Jon Kimura Parker offers a solo recital featuring three Preludes of Sergei Rachmaninov, Franz Schubert's Wanderer Fantasie, the Op 54, No. 4 Notturno from Edvard Grieg's Lyric Pieces, and the Wizard of Oz Fantasy by William Hirtz.

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10:31 am
Tue August 26, 2014

The 2014 OK Mozart Festival on Performance Oklahoma

Bartlesville Community Center

Continuing its mission to offer a high quality music and cultural Festival for Oklahoma audiences, OK Mozart celebrated its 30th anniversary season this past June.  Enjoy a promo for the series here!

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8:52 am
Mon August 18, 2014

David Maslanka on Performance Oklahoma

American composer David Maslanka was a special guest artist of the University of Central Oklahoma’s College of Fine Arts and Design; the composer and his works presented in a series of workshops and performances featuring UCO faculty and students, March 10th through the 13th at the School of Music, the Radke Fine Arts Theatre and Mitchell Hall Theatre.

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4:49 pm
Fri August 15, 2014

The Amphion String Quartet on Performance Oklahoma

Coming up later this month, Performance Oklahoma is delighted to present a series of performances from the 2014 OKM Festival!

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11:09 am
Tue August 5, 2014

The Fine Arts Quartet on Performance Oklahoma

Chamber Music in Oklahoma this week

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1:28 pm
Mon July 28, 2014

The Music of France, Part Three, on Performance Oklahoma

"The Music of France" • Program Three
from 
the Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble!

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8:35 am
Fri July 25, 2014

The Music of France, Part Two, on Performance Oklahoma

Since 2003, the Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble has offered Oklahoma audiences a regular season of chamber music performances presented by an ensemble of musicians largely based in the Oklahoma City metro area and special guest artists.

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1:33 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

The Music of France on Performance Oklahoma

This week Performance Oklahoma presents "The Music of France", Program One, from the Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble!

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2:05 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

The Oklahoma City Symphonic Band and The Norman Singers on Performance Oklahoma

Community! Edition 4 - The Oklahoma City Symphonic Band

Enjoy a preview sample featuring the OKC Symphonic Band here from this program, which airs Saturday evening, July 12th at 8 on Classical 88.7-1.

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