Center Stage: Glee Club in Richmond
The job of setting up for the performance was once again handled by the Properties Committee in a timely fashion so to give the rest of the group time to warm up and eat later on.
Ted Arthur, the Assistant Director of the Purdue Varsity Glee Club, masterfully and busily tested the piano’s sound. Musicians of this level of refined talent are hard to come by.
The Flashbacks tested the microphones for sound balance and blend while skillfully showcasing some new numbers.
The specialty Voiceovers sounded good as ever as the singers showed off their a capella prowess.
For those unaware, this is the high school from which Stephen DeWitte, now a Sophomore, graduated a few years ago. The honor of performing “Hallelujah” in his home town is his.
It was that time for the PVGC’s nourishment, and dinner was comprised of spaghetti and lasagna, in addition to versatile dessert choices.
The Richmond students had the opportunity to rehearse the “Battle Hymn of the Republic” with the Glee Club and work out important matters of logistics and transitions during the show.
Ba Na Na, a specialty group of four members, made the crowds roar with entertaining song choice and a variety of vocal talents.
The students of Richmond assembled to sing along with the Varsity Glee Club during the second half of the show.
This brave little girl named Ester had the chance to go up on stage during the final and favorite song of the Glee Club to sing the first verse of the Purdue Fight Song.
The time to leave had come, and every member of PVGC left the high school better than they found it, as is one important motto of PMO.