|Tamra (Tammy) Kirk,
a well-known Tulsa, Oklahoma professional musician and educator, has been
the flautist of The Rose Stone Trio since its beginning, over 10 years
She received her Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of Tulsa and served as a faculty member with Tulsa Public Schools.
Tammy is the featured soloist with the James Kirk Jazz Quartet and has been the principal flautist of the OSU-Tulsa University Orchestra.
Tammy has served as education facilitator for the Tulsa Philharmonic Orchestra Junior Guild Inschool Informances, as well as music liaison with the Tulsa Youth Symphony and the Tulsa Philharmonic, and an executive board member with the International Executive Board of the American Federation of Musicians, and is currently serving as Secretary of the American Federation of Musicians., Local 94
is a native of Tulsa, Oklahoma.
She attended Will Rogers High School and went on to Oklahoma University
in Norman, OK to study the harp. She also studied at the University of
Tulsa, the University of Kansas and Denver University.
teaching harp, Linda has performed both in concert and as a symphonic
harpist. She toured with the New Christy Minstrels, making two U.S.
tours and one Caribbean tour. She has performed in pit ensembles for
opera, ballet and Broadway.
began honing her unique style by adding jazz and Latin rhythms to her
repertoire in 1983. She's performed with several jazz ensembles over the
years, plus she has performed jazz charts with symphonic orchestra. She
began adding South American harp pieces to her repertoire, even
purchasing a Paraguayan harp so she could perform the intricate
fingerings of these Latin styles. Later she applied much of this new
technique to the double pedal harp to produce a more rhythmic and
Marshall McConnell, a native Oklahoman, is a harpsichord and
piano artist with a Bachelors degree from the University of Arkansas and
a Master of Music in Performance from the University of Tulsa. She continued
advanced studies in harpsichord and chamber music. She has been on the music
faculties of Oklahoma City University and Tulsa Community College. Lillian
McConnell has been a faculty artist for Summer Arts Session International in
Lillian McConnell has been an Oklahoma Arts Council and Mid-America Arts Alliance Touring Artist with the Rose Stone Trio as well as having orchestral performances with: The Tulsa Philharmonic Orchestra, Tulsa Ballet Orchestra, Oklahoma Sinfonia, Rogers State Community College Orchestra, Tulsa Community College Orchestra and Band, The University Center at Tulsa Orchestra, and as an accompanist for Barbara McAlister, the noted Cherokee Soprano.
She has also done studies with Weldon Marshall, Jacques Abram, Jerome Rappaport, Doris Ornstein, and Aldo Mancinelli.