The Fairfield University Glee Club Pops Concert


7:30 p.m., Thursday, May 3, 2012
Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

Image: Glee ClubThe Fairfield University Glee Club concludes its 65th season with its annual Pops Concert at7:30 p.m., Thursday, May 3, 2012, at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts. The program includes pop, R&B, rock, rap, Broadway selections, and original material, with songs ranging from "Proud Mary" by John Fogerty to "Cosmic Love" by Florence and the Machine. The concert features performances by The Fairfield University Glee Club conducted by Carole Ann Maxwell, D.S.M., with accompanist Beth Palmer, and the Reverend Charles H. Allen S.J., Chaplain, as well as by Glee Club members in a variety of collaborations. Musical accompaniment will be provided by The Pops Band, with a special appearance by Chasing Carmen, the alternate rock quartet comprised of Fairfield University students and graduates. Also performing are Sweet Harmony, an all-female ensemble of chamber singers directed by Nicole Raposo and Lindsey Gorgol, the Bensonians, an all-male a cappella group directed by Robert Preli, and the Singing Alumni. The Pops Band consists of Dan Arcamone on guitar, Mike Nunno on bass, Mark Beyerly on keyboards, and Anthony Dequattro on drums. Tickets: $10; Students: $6.

Image: Chasing CarmenThe Fairfield University Glee Club numbers over 120 undergraduate and graduate singers. The Glee Club's 65th Season included a tour of Italy in March, 2012, and a performance at The Vatican. Dr. Carole Ann Maxwell has served as Director of Choral and Liturgical Music for Fairfield University since 1980. She also conducts the Summer Festival Chorus at the Quick Center for the Arts is the artistic director of The Mendelssohn Choir of Connecticut.

Tickets are available through the Quick Center Box Office: (203) 254-4010, or toll-free 1-877-ARTS-396 (1-877-278-7396). Tickets can also be purchased online at http://www.fairfield.edu/quick.

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Media Contact: Mike Horyczun, (203) 254-4000 ext. 2647, mhoryczun@fairfield.edu

Posted on May 1, 2012

Vol. 44, No. 288