Center Stage:Purduettes Spring Spectacular
Saturday, May 16, 2011
The Purduette’s got the audience energized right away with their dazzling choreography.
Freshman Jenna Engelberth gets the chance to sing a solo.
Senior Courtney Petro does a solo while the rest of the ladies watch.
Junior Allie Rieth shows off her vocal talent.
The Purduette back up band, including Freshman Andrew Kasha, Senior David Pierrat, and Purduette Assistant Director Jon Ranard.
The Barbershoppers got a chance to show off their tight harmonies.
Purduette Director Jeff Vallier directs the ladies through a ballad.
The Flappers entertain the audience with songs from the 1920’s.
Senior Katie Piene performs the solo in “Goody Goody.”
The ladies really display their emotion during the show.
The Purduettes show off their musical talents.
Junior Marissa Williams gets her chance to shine.
The Purduette Trio shows that they are as good as ever.
The Cow Girls bring a little country music to the show.
The Shoops wow the audience with their hits from the 1960’s.
The Purduettes changed into gold during halftime, providing a new spark of energy for the second half of the show.
Junior Abby Green belts out a solo.
The alto section growls out the low notes.
The sopranos show off their high range.
Purduette Seniors get a chance to show off their senior song.
Senior Tara Knoop does a rap about Purduette Merchandise, with some help from Mix Master Jeff Vallier.
Purdue Musical Organizations Director of Donor and Alumni Relations Joli Heavin presents Natalie King and Emilie Crabb with “Outstanding Alumni” awards.
Purduette Director Jeff Vallier presents freshman Kendra Schuble with the New Woman of the Year award.
Jeff Vallier presents the Solid as a Rock award to senior drummer David Pierrat.
Senior Tara Knoop is awarded Purduette of the Year.
The ladies ended a wonderful show with “It Don’t Mean a Thing.”
The seniors finished off the show by singing the second verse to “Hail Purdue” by themselves.