Spangler presents free concert Saturday

Dan Spangler of Casper will be on stage at 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Nelson Performing Arts Center on the Northwest College Campus in Powell to present a free piano concert.

The program includes “Sonata in A major” by Schubert, “Spozosalizio” by Liszt, “La Cathedrale engloutie” by Debussy, and “Fantasie” by Chopin.

Spangler was born in Greybull, the son of the late Judge and Mrs. J.O. Spangler. He started taking piano lessons from the late Marie Ducey when he was 8 years old, and when he was 9 years old he began taking clarinet lessons from GHS band instructor Charles Rutherford.

He attended GHS through his sophomore year (1959), at which time the fam-ily moved to Cody when J.O Spangler was appointed as district judge. He graduated from Cody High School.

Spangler was elected as the Park County Attorney in 1972 and 1974. He was appointed in 1978 as the Seventh Judicial District Court Judge where he served until he retired in 1999.

In 1999 he was assigned by the Wyoming Supreme Court to cases before the Supreme Court and district courts. He is also employed as a mediator and hearing officer.

This is corrected information from this week’s Chronicle. An advertisement published which stated the concert was Sept. 27.