The Centennial Rodeo Opry  - May 5 , 2018

The Centennial Rodeo Opry - May 5 , 2018

Haylie Bagwell, Keith Manns, Anna Lee, Gunner Donham, Mackynsie McKedy, Austin McKedy

Sat, May 5, 2018

7:00 pm

Rodeo Opry

Oklahoma City, OK

Adults - $15.00

Children 7 -12 years - $7.50

Children 6 years & younger - FREE

 

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 *Military discount available at box office with military ID

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.
Anna Lee
Anna Lee
Yukon's 16-year-old Anna Lee is not a stranger to professional stage performance. Anna began singing for family and friends at the age of four. By eight years old, Anna was studying vocal entertainment performance, dance, and acting. As a student in high school, Anna has already distinguished herself by landing major roles in "Fame" and "The Crucible. A true triple threat, Anna spends equal time studying acting, singing, and dancing as well as writing song lyrics and competing in state pageants.

Anna has performed at the Oklahoma Opry, Rodeo Opry, The Oklahoma State Fair, numerous arts festivals and charitable organizations as well as various organizations throughout Oklahoma. Much to her credit, Anna has already landed over $60,000 in scholarship money through the pageant system.

When asked about her future in performing arts, Anna has only this to say, "The sky's the limit!"
Mackynsie McKedy
Mackynsie McKedy
Mackynsie is the 2018 Nacmai National 13 to 16 Female Vocalist of the Year in Bluegrass and Instrumentalist of the Year. She is also, along with her brother Austin, the 2017 Nacmai National Traditional Country Youth Duo of The Year. Mackynsie was also an Academy of Western Artists 2017 Young Artist of The Year Nominee. Mackynsie started playing the fiddle and singing when she was 5yrs old and also plays the guitar, mandolin and ukulele. Mackynsie has been featured in Extraordinary Kids Magazine and has also been featured on Robert Huston's Western Swing RULES You Tube show and has performed on the TV Show Nashville Spotlight.
Austin McKedy
Austin is the 2018 Nacmai National 7 to 12 Male Vocalist of the Year in Traditional Country and along with his sister Mackynsie & Dad Byron is the Nacmai National 2018 Mixed Ages Band of the Year in Traditional Country. He is a self taught, multi instrument musician who has never had a professional lesson in his life, yet plays guitar, mandolin, bass, harmonica and drums. Austin has been featured in Extraordinary Kids Magazine and has also performed on the TV show Nashville Spotlight.
Venue Information:
Rodeo Opry
2221 Exchange Ave
Oklahoma City, OK, 73108
http://www.ohfo.org/