The Centennial Rodeo Opry  - December 16, 2017

The Centennial Rodeo Opry - December 16, 2017

Kelcie Pickard, Emily Faith, Maddox Ross, Howard Barnard, Steven Jeffrey, Mallory Eagle, Ryan Jones, Darlin Darla, Kelcie Scarberry, Tara Scarberry, Ken Pomeroy, Mallory Eagle, Cindy Scarberry

Sat, December 16, 2017

7:00 pm

Rodeo Opry

Oklahoma City, OK

Adults - $15.00

Children 7 -12 years - $7.50

Children 6 years & younger - FREE

 *Military discount available at box office with military ID

Owen Pickard
Owen Pickard
Owen Pickard makes a living doing the two things he truly
enjoys - music and entertaining. By working as the weekday
Mid-Day DJ on 93.3 JakeFM, he enjoys his favorite country
songs and entertains listeners during their work day. Through
his work with Oklahoma's Official Country Music Show,
the Rodeo Opry, Owen works as an MC and singer on their
Saturday night featured programs. He also contributes as a
host to the locally programmed daytime TV show, "Oklahoma
Live” on KSBI. Owen also holds the position as the Assistant
Program Director and Music Director for new country station
93.3 JakeFM.
Emily Faith
Emily Faith
Emily Faith has grown up performing on the local Opry stages in Oklahoma and Texas, which explains her love for country music. She soon began exploring and embracing many different musical genres; which led to the development of her own unique style of Country infused with a little Pop, Blues, and Rock N Roll. Emily says, “Like splatter paint my music represents many different parts of me.”

A singer/songwriter, with many talents - Emily’s has a diverse catalog of songs she has penned and often paves her own path including producing her own shows. She is a very humble young lady with a deep desire to help others. “I am determined to be a positive role model. I set high standards for myself and stand firmly in my faith; it has provided me with everything I need. Music is like oxygen to me - without it I wouldn’t survive.

Spring 2017 Emily opened a 50-city nation wide tour for the Newsboys and became a featured artist on Radio Disney. In the past she has opened shows for President George W. Bush, Marty Stuart, Sawyer Brown, and Bryan White; she has performed at many historic sites across the country such as Tootsies, Bluebird Café, SXSW, House of Blues, Loretta Lynn’s Ranch, Six Flags and Disneyland. This young lady has
mounted an exceptional bio that attests to her hard work and dedication.

Emily was named the Oklahoma and North American Country Music Associations Vocalist and Entertainer of the Year for five consecutive years and was recently named the 2018 Miss OKC Bricktown’s Outstanding Teen.

In her spare time you might find her on a theater stage in one of the many lead roles she has landed; or performing the National Anthem at numerous events including
the OKC Thunder games or NASCAR.
Maddox Ross
Maddox Ross
A Little About Maddox

12 year old Maddox Ross was born a performer. He has been performing with a live band since the age of 5. In a very short time, the Oklahoma-bred talent has developed a following in the Heartland. He won his first Karaoke contest at the age of 4 and fell in love with the stage.

Maddox is now a regular at the Rodeo Opry & McSwain Theatre and also stars in the Opry Heritage Concert Series, which is a unique field trip for schools. Maddox has been a member of the Country Music Singers Association and American Kids.
He has performed for many charitys such as Christmas in August which offers an early Christmas celebration for the terminally ill & Toby Keith OK Kids Korral, this provides a home away from home for pediatric cancer patients and their families. Maddox has been a part of fundraisers for many schools, Free To Live, CASA, Childrens Miracle Network and OK Tornado Relief to name a few. Maddox also enjoys sharing his love for music with nursing homes & assisted living centers as well.

Maddox made his TV debut on KSBI Rodeo Opry show that is now broadcasting in Oklahoma. Maddox was also the featured artist on OK Live . He made the top 20 of Americas Got Talent Season 6 youtube contest from thousands of entrys across America. Maddox’s favorite place to visit The Grand Ole Opry in Nashville chose Maddox’s video as their video of the month which was posted on the front page of the Opry’s website. Maddox keeps busy performing across Oklahoma,Texas, Branson & had the awesome opportunity to perform at the famous Tootsies in Nashville.

He is working on his 3rd studio album and just finished shooting his first official music video. Maddox has recorded with some of the most talented musicians in the business that have toured and performed with Reba, Charlie Daniels and Vince Gill to name a few.

Some of the highlights in the past couple years was getting to share the stage with Wanda Jackson, Bryan White, Ty England, Neil McCoy. Maddox also had the chance to open for Red Steagall and Leon Rausch. Another highlight was being chosen to perform at Blake Shelton’s album release party in 2014 & performing at Nashville’s CMA Fest in 2016.
In 2015 Maddox landed the main role in a TV commercial after his very first acting audition & is currently singing a commercial jingle on local radio stations.

Maddox is a typical 12yr old boy when he’s off stage. He loves playing his Fiddle, Guitar, playing Golf & watching Super Hero movies. Maddox is having a blast entertaining fans and his dream is to perform on the Grand Ole Opry !!!
Steven Jeffrey
Steven Jeffrey
Steven Jeffrey is a 27 year-old singer/songwriter from the Oklahoma City area who works as a full-time producer/engineer and is a studio session guitarist, bassist and background vocalist. He got his start as a teenager, traveling throughout Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri and Kansas, and has shared the stage with numerous artists such as Caedmon’s Call, Sonicflood, FFH, Bleach and the Afters, to name a few.
When he’s not performing on the stage, he’s sitting behind the glass; producing artists in the recording studio. Steven has worked with numerous talented artists from Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Nashville, Atlanta and beyond. His work with artist, Jeff Chandler, helped to land his debut album, “I Know You’re There” into the Top 10 on the Christian Inspirational charts nationwide, and was featured on the 2007 Casting Crowns release, “The Altar and the Door”. Steven’s other work can be heard daily in commercials spots both locally and nationally.
Steven has also been a worship leader since he was 17 years old and currently leads worship at Highpointe Church. Steven and his wife, Jamie, both joined the Rodeo Opry staff in 2011.
Ryan Jones
Ryan Jones
Ryan has been playing piano and keyboards for over 25 years. He has extensive experience playing Rock, Jazz, Classical, Salsa and Latin Jazz, Pop, Country, R&B, Jungle, Drum&Bass, Lounge, Big Band, and Hip Hop. He attended college at Oklahoma City Community College, the University of Oklahoma and UCO.
In addition to playing with the Centennial Rodeo Opry house band, he also plays with other music groups including the Travis Linville Band, the Dorian Small Band and has worked with The Townies, The Nightlife Critters, Starkweather Boys, Stockyard City Band, The Chainsaw Kittens, American Boyfriends, Larry Hammett, Conjunto Clave, The Ills and on the Penny Hill album project. Through these associations, Ryan has opened for Willie Nelson, Ray Price, Merle Haggard, The Black Crowes, Cross Canadian Ragweed and has toured all over the Midwest and the West Coast.
Ryan played piano in the stage band with the Royal Carribean Cruise Line for a season traveling on The Monarch of the Seas out of San Pedro California with ports of call: San Pedro, Catalina, San Diego, and Ensenada Mexico and on The Rhapsody of the Seas out of Hong Kong with ports of call: Hong Kong, Halong City Vietnam, Da-Nang Vietnam, Nha-Tran Vietnam, Pattaya Thailand, Sihanoukville Cambodia, Singapore, Khaosiung Taiwan, and Okinawa Japan.
With his extensive background and diversity in styles, it is no wonder that Ryan Jones is one of the most sought after musicians and teachers in the state. He currently teaches private lessons, serves as the accompanist for the Choral Department at US Grant High School and teaches piano as well as theory and aural skills at The Norman Music Academy. Ryan also taught two Music Culture Lectures at ACM@UCO.
Darlin Darla
Darlin Darla
Darla Morgan is a singer/songwriter born and raised in Oklahoma City. She started her caree in gospel music traveling throughout Oklahoma, Texas and Missouri as a soloist in Southern Baptist Churches. Darla has been nominated Outstanding Young Woman of Oklahoma; she has numerous awards from the Opry.

She has performed in Branson, MO five years and now makes her home here in Oklahoma City where she is a regular at the Rodeo Opry. she is a graduate of Southeast High School and the mother of two grown sons.
Kelcie Scarberry
Kelcie Scarberry
Making her Opry debut when she was just weeks old and her singing debut at the young age of four--Kelcie has literally grown up around and on the Opry stage.
Kelcie is a singer, songwriter and an accomplished bass player. She has played upright bass for seven years and currently is first chair in the Norman High School Orchestra. Kelcie also plays electric bass in the school Jazz Band and the Norman High Marching Band and was a member of the chorus in The Sooner Theatre's production of "The Music Man." She has played bass for many school productions including musicals, "Hello Dolly," "Beauty and the Beast," and "Oliver!"
Kelcie performed with the NHS Jazz Combo on KSBI's OK Live television show and on the main stage at the 2011 Jazz in June Festival. As vocal talent, Kelcie has performed on the Rodeo Opry shows, Christmas CDs and has recorded commercials and public service announcements for The Children's Miracle Network and 96.1 KXY radio.

As an AmeriCorps member, Kelcie coordinates Education programs including the Artist Development workshops, Oklahoma Heritage Concert Series and Granville Community Music School where she teaches beginning theory and strings. In addition to her Education Coordinator responsibilities, Kelcie also serves as the Rodeo Opry lighting technician for Saturday night shows.

When not working at the Opry, Kelcie enjoys painting, reading and playing with her dog Boomer. She is also proud of becoming an official, card-carrying "OKC Zoo Friend" where she can make frequent visits to see her new friend, Malee.
Cindy Scarberry
Cindy Scarberry
Cindy Scarberry is a professional singer, songwriter and studio vocalist. In 1997, she was inducted into Grant Leftwich's Opry Hall of Fame and recognized by the State of Oklahoma for her contributions to the Oklahoma Department of Tourism. Cindy has worked with Grant's Opry organization for over twenty years serving as vocalist, Talent Coordinator and Program Director for the Opry Heritage Foundation of Oklahoma where she assisted with the facilitation and development of education programs as well as the direction of the Rodeo Opry, a weekly country music variety show held in the historic Stockyards of Oklahoma City. As of January 1, 2009 Cindy was named Executive Director. Since that time, she has continued to grow the organization's educational programming including the new, Granville Community Music School.

Cindy is also a respected member and leader in the education community. She is a national board certified music teacher in Norman, OK where she founded "Manyawi!", the state's first children's World Music & Marimba Ensemble, in 2008 founded "Global Music" the state's first High School global music education program and in 2009 developed a general music program for Norman High School. Her passion for multicultural music and arts integration has led to many collaborations and grant opportunities. In October of 2002, Cindy was awarded the Fulbright Memorial Fund Fellowship to Japan. In 2006, she was awarded the National Fund for Teachers and Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence fellowship enabling her and two colleagues to work with the non-profit organization Ancient Ways while studying culture and music in Zimbabwe, Africa. Upon return, Fund for Teachers awarded Cindy and her team the 2006 National Raymond Plank Fellowship Award for Teaching Excellence. Cindy continues to work with Ancient Ways to raise funds and awareness for the need of a primary community school in Zimbabwe and plans to assist in the teacher training to prepare their curriculum and school within the next few years.

Cindy Scarberry has received many awards throughout the years including the Dewey Connally Award for excellence in Music Education, Finalist of NPS District Teacher of the Year and was named 2009 Educator of the Year by the University of Oklahoma's Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education.

Cindy received her Bachelor of Music Education and additional Kodaly methodology training from the University of Oklahoma. She has been an Oklahoma A+ Schools fellow since 2003 where she has developed and facilitated many workshops including music integration, multiple intelligences, curriculum mapping and collaboration. She has also facilitated arts integration workshops for the Oklahoma Arts Institute at Quartz Mountain and worked as a teacher trainer for San Francisco Symphony's Keeping Score program for three years.

Cindy Scarberry is dedicated to education, the arts and building the music industry in Oklahoma. Her position as Opry Heritage Foundation of Oklahoma Executive Director has become the perfect culmination of all of her years experience as a performer, arts educator and leader in the professional community. Through her leadership background, network of resources, experience and collaborative partners, Cindy has a clear vision for the Opry Heritage Foundation of Oklahoma and its music education program.
Venue Information:
Rodeo Opry
2221 Exchange Ave
Oklahoma City, OK, 73108
http://www.ohfo.org/