Jean Statham, cello
Jean Statham, Co-Conductor of the Norman High School Orchestra, has taught in the Norman Public Schools for the past twenty-seven years. She presently teaches the NHS ninth grade orchestra in addition to her other duties at Norman High. She graduated with honors from Oklahoma City University with a Bachelor of Music Education degree and received a Master of Applied Music (cello) degree with honors from the University of Oklahoma. Statham is a professional cellist performing not only with thePhilharmonic, but also with Lyric Theatre Orchestra, and as principal cellist with the Lawton Philharmonic Orchestra. She has performed with orchestras from Texas and Arkansas and has conducted workshops in string systems around the state. Her professional memberships include MENC, OMEA, ASTA, OSTA, and AFM.