Center Stage: Glee Club in Kendallville, IN
The men of the Purdue Varsity Glee Club load up the buses for a long drive over to Kendallville, IN.
The stage has to be set up quickly so that the Glee Club could do a warm-up and sound check before dinner.
The gentlemen help to clean up after a delicious catered dinner of chicken and home-style potatoes.
Bill gives the Glee Club a final pep-talk before they enter for the surround in the auditorium.
The Glee Club entered with Ambassadors of Song, and opened the show with the September 11 tribute, "America, We Arise."
Andrew James, the new drummer for the Varsity Glee Club, keeps the beat while communicating with Assistant Director, Ted Arthur, about the upcoming songs.
The specialty group, Lighthouse, premiers a new piece titled "Sign Me Up."
Sophomore Jay Josephson performs the run-out song, "When You're Smiling," to a very excited audience member.
The gentlemen of the group have a chance to let loose during the upbeat song, "Sold," which is always a crowd favorite.
Senior Lou Fenoglio portrays the Cowardly Lion while the Glee Club performed the hilarious, five minute version of "The Wizard of Oz."
Bill Griffel thanks the host of the Noble County Concert Association for inviting the Glee Club back to perform after six years.
The last song performed is "Strike Up the Band", an exciting number for both the audience and the gentlemen!
After the show, each member of the Glee Club is graciously provided with a goodie-bag, thanks to the hosts and the Glee Club RRLT committee.