Center Stage: Glee Club in Decatur, Indiana
Senior Danny Hartman helps out with properties at an early 5:30am call time.
After a safe bus ride to Decatur, the Glee Club arrives at Zion Lutheran Church.
The guys warm up to be at their best for the service.
The group kicks off the service with "Praise to the Lord."
During the service, the Glee Club sang from the balcony while the congregation sat downstairs.
The gospel specialty, "Lighthouse," is a favorite at church services.
After church, the men of the Glee Club take the opportunity to mingle with the congregation.
Freshman Riley Haven wheels in parts of the drum set for the show.
The riser committee works hard carrying in risers while Junior Jake Burris supervises.
Sophomore Kaitlin Tappenden smiles for the camera while she sets up her sound board.
Gentlemen without specific responsiblities during setup help out with putting inserts into programs.
The properties committee works hard getting the equipment set up for the show.
The guys enjoy a beautiful cake with Glee Club Pete drawn in icing.
Before the show, the group is joined by guests for a hearty lunch.
Sophomore John Evelo, Senior Andrew James, and Junior Blake Nash (from left to right) finish up their lunches.
Sophomore Jonah Stevenson, and Freshmen Ryan Gurreri and Cal Murray enjoying the lunch break.
Another group of Glee Clubbers enjoys their lunch.
Glee Club Director Bill Griffel talks with Freshman Preston Reddell after lunch.
PMO Alumni Ethan Lapham and his wife Rachelle finish lunch with the guys before the show.
Glee Club Director Bill Griffel brings the guys in to surround the audience and sing "Ambassadors of Song."
Junior Ryan Smith sings the opening solo in the Michael Buble opener, "Beautiful Day."
Sophomore John Evelo wears a blonde wig as he performs "I Cain't Say No" from Oklahoma.
Senior Colin Smith sings to a lovely lady during the runout, "Life Could Be A Dream."
The Flashbacks specialty entertains an Elton John medley.
Senior Caleb Buuck sings a touching song to his mother during his lavalier.
During, "The Glee Club," the guys fight over which section is most important.
The guys add a little Purdue flair into "Strike Up the Band.
Later in the song, the Men of the Glee Club impress with the "tilt-o-whirl" move.
Junior Brett Balasky signs an autographed CD for some enthusiastic fans.
The Gentlemen of the Glee Club sing a very special happy birthday to one of our guests.