Center Stage: Glee Club in Washington D.C. and Maryland Day 1
Glee Clubbers rush off the bus after a long overnight drive to Maryland, and start to unload equipment for the upcoming show.
The properties committee is in full swing as they set up risers and the sound equipment in a frenzy of action and energy.
After setup, the Glee Club takes some time to relax before their show, and spend some time in a nearby library.
Other clubbers relax backstage, joking around, and spending some quality time with their fellow brothers in song.
Drummer Andrew James is pumped up to be back in his home state of Maryland.
Both Kirk Weathers and Jason Ban, the Glee Club’s rhythm section, take a little time to tune their instruments.
Ted Arthur, the assistant director of the Glee Club, practices with the specialty group “Flashbacks” by both playing the accompaniment on the piano, and singing along.
The members of the Glee Club sing out with pride and enthusiasm during their short sound check.
Finally, the Glee Club takes to the stage to the tune of “Life is a Highway”, excited and thrilled to be performing after such a long trip.
Following their opening number, the Glee Club changes tone, and performs the spiritual “The Creation”
Senior Roy Johnson performs “Behold the Lord High Executioner”.
The Glee Club rushes off stage to sing “Life Could be a Dream” to some of the lovely ladies of their audience.
Coming back onstage, the Glee Clubs hams it up during their rendition of “Lambscapes”.
To finish off the performance, Therese Thiedeman, the mother of a recent Glee Club alum, is invited up to the stage to receive a small gift of thanks from the Glee Club.