Center Stage: Purduettes Camp Day 1
The Purduettes setup their show equipment to prepare for many rehearsals.
Assistant Manager Jessica Topletz quizzes the ladies on hometowns, majors, and voice parts of their fellow Purduettes.
Julie Ricciardi and Jeff Vallier kickoff the camp with a pep-talk.
The ladies enjoy a wonderful lunch provided by the Camp Tecumsah Staff.
Over lunch, the Old Women teach table songs.
Sophomore Emily Grimm, senior Diana True, and New Woman Katie Thomason get to know each other during the meal.
The ladies mix and mingle to meet new faces.
Purduette Mentors Emy Wadsworth and Linda Rohrman make a surprise visit to camp with a special poem for Julie.
Down to business! Julie and Jeff lead the Purduettes in music rehearsal.
Jeff works with the ladies on their tone quality and vowel shaping.
The Second Sopranos work hard at getting their notes.
The First Altos enjoy a boost in their numbers this season!
Julie talks to the women before their campfire performance.
The Purduettes enter the Camp Tecumseh evening campfire to "For the Honor of Old Purdue."
The ladies smile as they start their first performance of the weekend.
Julie Ricciardi introduces The Heartbreakers: Diana True, Emily Gorrell, Pirita See, and Liz Wheatley.
The New Women of the Purduettes sing their first runout song to some lucky campers.
The Purduettes entertain the many Labor Day weekend visitors at Camp Tecumseh.
Seniors Kelly Bouwman, Liz Wheatley, and Jessica Topletz dazzle the crowd with "Pineapple Princess."
The ladies mix and mingle with the campers to lead a campfire sing-along.
The whole crowd joins in with "Shine on Harvest Moon."
Emily Grimm and Katie Watson enjoy talking with the Camp Tecumseh Staff after the performance.
Liz poses for a picture with some happy campers.
Happy Birthday to You! The Purduettes celebrate summer birthdays with Den Pop coupons.
Big Sis Paige Brandt and Little Sis Alex Harland during Big-Little social time.