Preconcert entertainment for opening night at Newtown Friends of Music was provided by members of the Newtown High School Chamber Ensemble for the arriving audience in the lobby of Edmond Town Hall. Violinists Erin Bell, Felicia Pan, Gretchen Streett and Alyssa Rodriguez, supported on the bass by music teacher Michelle HIscavich, performed uplifting music selections from
Allegro from Concerto Grosso, Op. 6, No. 1 - G. F. Handel; Orange Blossom Special - Ervin Rouse; Golliwogg's Cakewalk - Claude Debussy; Dona Nobis Pacem; Entrance of the Queen of Sheba from "Solomon"-G.F. Handel; and Fiddle Tunes (included Arkansas Traveler and Devil's Dream).
The performance set an expectant mood for the afternoon’s piano recital.