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Center Stage: European Tour Day 12

Sunday, May 26, 2013

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The Gentlemen of the Glee Club get on the bus in their tuxes to go to the Notre-Dame Cathedral for their performance during the Sunday Mass.


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Before entering the Cathedral the Glee Club poses with a Purdue Musical Organizations flag.


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They also decide to warm up by singing in front of the cathedral for the crowd that is there!


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The seniors of the Glee Club and Assistant Director Ted Arthur pose before the last time they will wear their tuxes to perform.


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The Glee Club is taken to a small space in the basement to prepare for the Mass.


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Inside the cathedral, the rest of PMO finds their seats to partake in the service.


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The Glee Club sings Biebl's "Ave Maria" before the service begins.


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During the service, the Glee Club sings William Byrd's "Mass for Five Voices" at certain points in the Mass.


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It is easy to be in awe during the service by simply looking at the French Gothic architecture.


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During communion the Glee Club sings "Lux Aurumque".


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The cathedral is a beautiful place to perform and to view, with a very ornate pulpit where the Glee Club sings from.


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After the service members of the tour were able to spend time on their own after being dropped off at Place de la Bastille. Senior Matt Hanauer enjoys a snack at a pedestrian market.


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Some students vistied the home of the famous Victor Hugo, writer of Les Miserables and the Hunchback of Notre-Dame. Posing with a statue of Victor is Bryce Shaffer, Matt Hanauer, Chris Soverns, Roy Johnson, and Max Showalter.


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After rejoining the tour the group prepares to go on a dinner cruise on the river Seine.


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The group makes its way to the boat, where they will enjoy a Farewell Dinner Cruise.


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A fancy French dinner awaits the group, who are entertained by various PMO Specialty groups throughout the cruise.


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Voiceovers performs during the dinner.


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PMO staff and some special guests enjoy dessert on the boat as the sun sets.


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Group members watch the performers as they finish their meals.


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Ba Na Na is joined by the Ba Na Nettes to get the guests rockin' on the boat!


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Some of the guests get in on the action and dance along with the music.


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Dr. Melissa Exum has a special surprise for the guests and dances along to Beyoncé's song, "Love On Top".


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Just about everyone on the boat gets in the mood to dance and joins Dr. Exum!


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The guides of the European Tour, Dan, Patrick, Elizabeta, and Vanessa are thanked for all they did from Vienna to Paris!


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The Farewell Dinner Cruise ends near the Eiffel Tower, marking the end of our stay in Paris.

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