Center Stage: Glee Club "First Nighter"
Friday, August 26, 2011
The Glee Club stands ready as PMO director Bill Griffel introduces the first song of the night.
The men sing every note with detail and attention.
The men stand with passion as they sing “America We Arise.”
Director Bill Griffel gives a member of the audience the opportunity to choose which New Man will sing a solo.
Freshman Brandt Smith is chosen to sing “When You’re Smiling.”
Senior Kyle Hoos serenades an audience member during the run-out song.
Voiceovers takes the stage next.
Ba-Na-Na wows the audience.
Senior Roy Johnson sings in "Hallelujah, I Just Love Her So."
The whole group comes back on stage for "Time to Begin."
Junior Robert Lechner leads a new song, “The Wizard of Oz.”
Senior Lou Fenoglio plays the part of the Lion.
Senior and Glee Club manager Tim Harris performs the tradition of a Glee Club lavalier dedicated to his girlfriend.
Purdue Varsity Glee Club alumni have the opportunity to join the fun on stage.
The men form the block ‘P’ during “Strike Up the Band.”
The Glee Club creates a wave as part of the choreography.
The Purdue Varsity Glee Club finishes up another great First Nighter!
After the show, senior Michael Blakley offers his carnation to Purdue President France Córdova as a memory of the evening.