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Center Stage: Glee Club in Cincinnati Day 1

Friday, February 1, 2013

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The men of the Purdue Varsity Glee Club loaded up the buses and headed to Cincinnati, Ohio.


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After a few hours of travel, the group arrived at Sycamore Presbyterian Church; Max Showalter guided the newmen through a quick set-up.


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Ted Arthur made some last minute adjustments to the setlist before kicking off a great weekend of performances.


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Marcy Ziek, an Ohio native and huge supporter of PMO, helped to organize the tour to Cincinnati and spoke with several of the gentlemen before the show.


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Junior Joel Sampson helped the group out on the sound board for the Friday night performance.


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After setting up the stage, the group made their way to McDonald’s for dinner!


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The specialties warmed-up and some debuted new songs!


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All the gentlemen came to the risers to rehearse some of the more difficult pieces planned for the evening and to talk through the order of the show.


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Running in with a powerful surround, the people of Cincinnati were greeted with “Ambassadors of Song”.


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Bill Griffel energetically directed the group from start to finish in one of the best performances of the semester, so far.


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The Glee Club sang a variety of selections, including “Life is a Highway”, “All Through the Night”, and the “West Lafayette Song”.


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Lighthouse lifted the crowds spirits with the country spiritual, “Long Black Train”.


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Senior Matthew Lancaster, a Cincinnati native, sang the runout. Jay Josephson, another student local to the area, can be seen serenading his Godmother towards the front of this line of Glee Clubbers.


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During the performance, the church staff ran video projections on both sides of the stage for the audience to see.


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At halftime, Ba Na Na entertained the crowd and had them clapping along to some good old rock n’ roll.


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Junior Jay Josephson came dressed in a pair of lederhosen to sing “The Happy Wanderer” in preparation for PMO’s trip to Europe this summer.


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Matthew Lancaster was able to lavaliere his mother in their hometown, and was assisted by Chris Soverns and Matt Hanauer.


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Featuring two Ohio natives, Voiceovers went off-microphone for a powerful debut of their new song, “Wanted” by Hunter Hayes


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After a great performance, Glee Clubbers socialized with guests and were sent home with homestays for the evening.

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