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Family and Friends Weekend Concerts
Each October, the Music Department contributes two concerts to the festivities surrounding the Annual Family and Friends Weekend.
- Friday night kicks off the fun with a free Jazz Ensembles concert at Chapin Auditorium, followed by a dessert reception.
- On Saturday the Choral Ensembles and the Symphony Orchestra join forces to present a diverse selection of repertoire at Abbey Chapel, culminating with a combined work featuring the Family and Friends Choir.
All family members and friends are invited to come to a fun and engaging rehearsal to sing together and learn the combined piece the morning of the concert.
Glee Club, Chorale, Chamber Singers, and Symphony Orchestra perform. The Family and Friends Choir joins on "Solamente una vez" by Lara, arr. Sosa.
Glee Club, Chorale, Chamber Singers, and Symphony Orchestra perform. The Family and Friends Choir joins on Felix Mendelssohn’s “Verleih uns Frieden”.
“What is hip?” The Jazz Ensembles explore music by Leonard Bernstein, Gordon Goodwin, Henry Mancini, Manhattan Transfer, and Tower of Power.
Celebrate the 100th birth anniversary year of the First Lady of Song at the Family & Friends Jazz Concert!
Celebrate students, enjoy concerts and join the Family and Friends Singalong.
Directed by Mark Gionfriddo with music by Kris Berg, Les Brown, Count Basie, Gordon Goodwin, and Henry Mancini.
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