Fairfield University’s Glee Club presents its annual spring concert “Spring into Music” on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 8 p.m. at the St. Catherine of Siena Church in Riverside, Connecticut and “Global Grooves” on Saturday, April 7 at 8 p.m. in the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts.
“Spring into Music” Concert
The concert will feature performances by the Glee Club, conducted by Carole Ann Maxwell, D.S.M., which includes the all-male a cappella group The Bensonians and the all-female chamber group Sweet Harmony, as well as the Fairfield University Chamber Singers.
The Glee Club will open the evening with the Fairfield University Alma Mater and will continue with classics Viva La Musica! and A New Song. Additional music includes The Ground from Sunrise Mass, Gloria in Excelsis from Missa Carolae, and We Will Sing of a Dream. Additionally, The Chamber Singers will perform Cantar, Abendlied, Ave Maria, and Turn the Beat Around. The Bensonians and Sweet Harmony will also perform.
For ticket information, call 203-637-3661. Tickets are $12 Pre-Sale and $15 at the Door. Tickets available at St. Catherine of Siena Church Rectory.
“Global Grooves” Concert
On Saturday, April 7 at 8 p.m. in the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, the Glee Club presents the “Global Grooves” concert, which features musical performances by the Glee Club and the Fairfield University Chamber Singers, conducted by Carole Ann Maxwell, D.S.M., with accompanist Beth Palmer, the Reverend Charles H. Allen S.J., University Chaplain, Darwin Shen on violin, and Jonathan Palmer Lakeland on piano.
The Glee Club will open the evening with Carl Orff’s “O Fortuna” from Carmina Burana sung in German Latin and will be followed by “Jupiter: The Bringer of Jollity” from The Planets, Ani Ma’amin, “Kyrie” from Annelies, and “Te Deum.” The night will include Theatre of Fairfield performing music from The Spitfire Grill. Also performing are Sweet Harmony directed by Elisa Castelli ‘18, and the Bensonians directed by Marcus DeSouto ‘18.
Tickets for Fairfield students are $6 and general admission is $10. Tickets are available through the Quick Center Box Office at quickcenter.fairfield.edu or by calling 203-254-4010 or toll-free at 877-278-7396.