September 1, 2021

Purdue Varsity Glee Club to open 2021-22 season with annual 'First Nighter’ Concert

The world-renowned Purdue Varsity Glee Club will kick off its 2021-22 performance season with the annual "First Nighter" Concert at 7 p.m. Friday (Sept. 3) at Loeb Playhouse in Stewart Center.

Sponsored by Purdue Musical Organizations, the “First Nighter” Concert is a free performance and open to Purdue University students, faculty and staff in accordance with Protect Purdue protocols for the West Lafayette campus. Tickets are not needed. BoilerLink event registration will be used, and guests will be asked to provide their Purdue email address for entry and to follow all COVID-19 guidelines in place at the time of event, including masking and social distancing as directed. The event will be livestreamed for those unable to join in person; more information at

With integrity, passion and unparalleled showmanship, the members of the glee club have proudly served as ambassadors of the University with honor and dignity for more than 125 years. Founded in 1893, this select ensemble has entertained on behalf of Purdue University for campus, community, state, national and international events.

Members of the Purdue Varsity Glee Club represent different backgrounds and hometowns across the country and around the world. Today, the glee club continues to share a sound all its own through one-of-a-kind arrangements in tailor-made performances for audiences of all ages.

Purdue Musical Organizations offers six choral ensembles and one handbell choir. PMO proudly serves Purdue as ambassadors of goodwill on campus, across the country and around the world.


Source: Chrissy Crawley, Purdue Musical Organizations, 765-494-3328,


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