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Center Stage

Center Stage: Glee Club performs with Cornell University Glee Club

Thursday, January 12, 2012

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The Purdue Varsity Glee Club joined with the Cornell University Glee Club for a show.  Cornell’s Glee Club started the show.


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They continued with a tune called “And The Band Played Waltzing Matilda.”


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The next song on the program was a wonderful Benjamin Britton song.


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The men from Cornell powered through another song in their set.


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Their specialty group “The Hang Overs” performed next with a few tunes.


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They even gave a serenade to Purduette Diana Poulin.


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The Cornell Glee Club closed out their set with some of their alumni joining them for their Alma Mater “Far Above Cayuga’s Waters.”


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The men of the Purdue Varsity Glee Club waited in the wings while Cornell finished.


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The men from Purdue filled the aisles with song.


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Purdue Varsity Glee Club Director Bill Griffel gave the introduction for “America, We Arise.”


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The guys were really into that song!


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The Glee Club broke it down on “Didn’t My Lord Deliver Daniel?”


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A small group led the Glee Club in the “Nat King Cole Medley.”


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Senior John Foerster sang the run out to his mom, Sandy, in the audience.


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The men sang out during the second half of the show.


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The gentlemen of the Cornell Glee Club joined arms as the Purdue Varsity Glee Club showed camaraderie by singing their Alma Mater “Far Above Cayuga’s Waters.”


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They followed the Cornell Alma Mater with their own Alma Mater “Purdue Hymn” as the alumni stood.


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The basses of the Glee Club plead with the other sections, begging them to sing with them again on “The Glee Club.”


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Senior Billy Thiedeman sang the solo on “God Bless The USA.”


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The men of the Glee Club ended with the crowd favorite “Strike Up The Band” and provide interesting visuals as the song goes on.


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They formed the trademarked Block P early in the song.


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The men of the Purdue Varsity Glee Club and the men of the Cornell Glee Club joined together to sing “Ave Maria” to end the wonderful show.


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Members of the Purdue Glee Club’s Merchandise Committee posed for a picture with members of the Cornell Glee Club who were selling their own merchandise alongside them.


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Purdue Varsity Glee Club Senior Michael Blakley found a member of Cornell’s Glee Club who shares his taste in eyewear.


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Both groups joined each other downstairs for a reception after the show.

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