Fairfield University Glee Club presents "Blast from the Past" Pops Concert at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts


The Fairfield University Glee Club will present popular and show tunes from the 1940s through the 1970s in "Blast From the Past" on Monday, April 28, at 7:30 p.m. at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts.

The glee club, under the direction of Carole Ann Maxwell, is continuing its 55-year musical legacy at Fairfield University. A mixed chorus of more than 130 undergraduate and graduate singers, the glee club has performed in churches, schools and recital and concert halls throughout Europe, singing from Galway to Rome and Florence to London. It has performed at Carnegie Hall, the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., Westminster and Southward Cathedrals in London, and the Aula Paolo VI at the Vatican.

Maxwell has served as director of choral and liturgical music at Fairfield University since 1980. She is also artistic director and conductor of The Mendelssohn Choir of Connecticut and chorus master of the Yale Opera. She has prepared and conducted choruses for the Prague Radio Symphony, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Connecticut Grand Opera and Orchestra and the Fort Worth Symphony among others.

Tickets are $8, $5 for students. For tickets, call the Quick Center box office at (203) 254-4010 or 1-877-ARTS-396. For more information, visit the website, www.quickcenter.com.

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Media Contact: Nancy Habetz, (203) 254-4000, ext. 2647, nhabetz@fairfield.edu

Posted on March 28, 2003

Vol. 35, No. 250