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ARTCORE Music & Poetry - Oil City Slickers & India Hayford

  • Presented By: ARTCORE, Inc.
  • Dates: August 22, 2022
  • Location: The Bluebird at the Cheese Barrel
  • Time: 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
  • Price: $8 at the door


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Roy Hayford was originally misdiagnosed as a trumpet player, converted to the French horn at a young age, branched out into vocal music, took up guitar, drifted toward drums, then returned to vocals after retiring from Wyoming Symphony Orchestra and the Casper Municipal Band in 2015 and 2020, respectively. After a year of singing with the Oil City Slicker Barbershop Chorus, he took over as director of the group in 2015. Oil City Slickers was founded in 1968, and is a chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society, an international organization devoted to the preservation and performance of barbershop music.


India Hayford is an award-winning writer with numerous short stories and feature articles to her credit in regional and national publications. She is editor and founder of The Howl, a wildlife newsletter with a small but devoted readership, and author of two books on embroidery design and technique. As a teacher for the Casper College OLLI program, she offers programs that range from historical reenactments to biological science to string games. She is a member of the Natrona County Sheriff Office Victim Response Unit, and a museum assistant at Werner Wildlife Museum.

Refreshments will be for sale from 6:45–7:30 pm and at intermission.


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