The Centennial Rodeo Opry - August 26, 2017
Hannah Davidson, Brett Pellegrino, Glenn Sulley, Jillian Sulley, Darlin Darla, Hattie Hughs
2221 Exchange Ave
Oklahoma City, OK, 73108
Glenn Sulley was born and raised in Newfoundland, an island located on the eastern coast of Canada. His musical roots stem from both of his parents, his mother was a singer and his father played guitar. As a young boy, he sang in church and in his grade school choir. It wasn’t until ninth grade, that he got interested in learning to play the guitar and writing songs. “My father taught me two chords, and in a short time, I managed to teach myself the rest.”
As a teenager, he was lead singer for several pop and rock and roll bands, and acted and sang in various musical theater shows. As a young adult, he toured and recorded with an Irish Celtic band, “The Clancy’s.” He also performed solo gigs throughout eastern and central Canada. He has performed the “Star Spangled Banner” on national T.V. for the NBA, NHL, and the (WTA) Women’s Tennis Association. He has written and performed several radio and T.V. commercial jingles, both in Canada and throughout Oklahoma. He has won two “Silver Mike” awards for local (Oklahoma) and national jingle work, received “honorable mention” in two national songwriting contests, and many of his original compositions have been performed and recorded by various musicians, both in the U.S. and Canada. Recently, one of his original songs was published in “Chalice Praise”, a contemporary Christian songbook. Several of his original songs, also appear on a compilation he recorded with local Christian band, "Walking Temple."
He is currently the “band/worship leader” for the contemporary service at First Christian Church in Edmond.
He lives in Oklahoma City, with his two sons, Colton and Cooper. Glenn is a graduate of Southern Nazarene University and is employed at OU Physicians.
His most recent project was a recording of original music, titled, “Glory Road.” He recorded this CD with his music partner, David Sisson. Glenn and David currently perform as a duo at venues within the Oklahoma City area.
Glenn really enjoys singing at the Opry, and especially has a “blast”, when he occasionally performs with his “musical buddy”, Marty Summers.
Jillian Sulley grew up in Broken Arrow, OK where she began singing at the age of 12 with the Oklahoma Bluegrass Music Association. Jillian’s love of music allowed her to perform for nearly a decade with the ‘Opry Gang’ band in festivals and community events around the Tulsa metro.
After college, Jillian began work in the field of Emergency Management and now works as the Emergency Manager for Devon Energy in Oklahoma City supporting U.S. Operations.
In the past 3 years, Jillian has restored her love for music by singing at the Centennial Rodeo Opry in Oklahoma City and turning the duo, Sulley & Sisson into a trio. She is grateful for her fiancé, known musician Glenn Sulley, and her family for supporting her desire to sing. Jillian’s desire is to ‘make people smile through music’ and hopes that sharing her passion will accomplish exactly that.
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.
Hattie Hughs is a 14 year old from Yukon, Oklahoma, and the recent grand prize winner of “Western Oklahoma’s Got Talent” competition. She began singing in church at the age of seven and enjoys any opportunity she has to perform. In addition to participating in the Rising Star program at the Rodeo Opry, Hattie sings at the Clinton Jamboree, talent shows, county fairs, fundraisers, banquets, and sporting events.
She is not only a talented singer but also a student-athlete. Hattie is a member of the Oklahoma Honor Society and plays on Yukon’s volleyball team. In her free time she likes to deer hunt, shop, and watch HGTV.
$7.50 - $15.00
Adults - $15.00
Children 7 -12 years - $7.50
Children 6 years & younger - FREE
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