IU Southeast Choirs to preform mostly popular music during free program entitled “Our Song”
Music made famouse by The Beatles, Billy Joel, Elton John, Radiohead, Pentatonix, Queen, and more
NEW ALBANY, Ind. (Mar. 10, 2022) — The Music Department at Indiana University Southeast will present the IU Southeast Concert Choir and Community Chorus on Sunday, April 3, 2022 at 3 p.m. in the Richard K. Stem Concert Hall in the Paul W. Ogle Cultural and Community Center on the IU Southeast campus, 4201 Grant Line Road in New Albany. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated. To donate online, visit go.iu.edu/GiveToIUSMusic.
Under the direction of IU Southeast Assistant Professor of Music Education and Choral Music, Dr. Brittny Kempfer, the choirs will perform the It’s a Grand Night for Singing by Rodgers & Hammerstein (arr. Mac Huff), Sing by Pinkzebra, Sing, Sing, Sing by Louis Prima (arr. Philip Kern), Sing Your Way Home by Joseph M. Martin, The Beatles’ And Your Bird Can Sing by Lennon & McCartney, Queen’s Radio Gaga by Roger Taylor, Earth, Wind, and Fire’s Sing a Song by Maurice White and Al McKay, Radiohead’s Exit Music (for a Film) by Colin Greenwood, Edward O’Brien, Philip Selway, Jonathan Greenway, and Thomas Yorke, You Can’t Stop the Beat from Hairspray by March Shaiman and Scott Wittman (arr. Roger Emerson), Piano Man/Your Song by Billy Joel, Elton John, and Bernie Taupin, the Pentatonix hit, Sing by Mitchell Grassi, Scott Hoying, Kevin Olusola, Martin Johnson, and Sam Hollander (arr. Wayne Grimmer), Rejoice and Sing by Rollo Dilworth, Singin’ in the Rain by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed (arr. Ruth Elaine Schram), and Sing Gently by Eric Whitacre.
Soloists for the performance will include Nick Burdette, Mike Callahan, Carly Denis, Harmony Hornback, Jaime Irvin, Jim Mackell, Susan Metzger, Lauren Miller, Zek Morris, Erica Philips, Laney Warren, and Rebekah Young who will also appear as dance soloist.
The choir will be accompanied by pianist, Dr. Erica Rumbley and musicians, Nathan Smith (piano and harmonica), Nick Burdette (guitar), Zek Morris (bass guitar), Ben Wilga (drums), Kasmira Frazier (bass), and Alex Hupp (drums).
Lighting design for the performance is by Jaime Irvin and choreography is by Laney Warren and Rebekah Young.
Free parking is available in the Dogwood lot directly in front of the Ogle Center and in the Hickory lot directly behind the Ogle Center from one hour prior to the start of the performance until one hour following the conclusion of the performance. Vehicles parked in other locations and/or at other times will be subject to ticketing.
In accordance with Indiana University policy, beginning March 4, 2022 the wearing of face masks is OPTIONAL within campus buildings. For more information, please see Indiana University’s COVID-19 Campus Visitors Guidance.
IU Southeast Music Department presents
IU SOUTHEAST CONCERT CHOIR & COMMUNITY CHORUS
Dr. Brittny Kempfer, director | Dr. Erica Rumbley, accompanist
Sunday, April 3, 2022
Ogle Center | Stem Concert Hall
Indiana University Southeast
4201 Grant Line Road
New Albany, IN 47150
Free admission. Donations appreciated.
Donate online at go.iu.edu/GiveToIUSMusic.
General admission. No reserved seating.
Songs made famous by The Beatles, Billy Joel, Elton John, Radiohead, Pentatonix, Queen, and more.
Free parking available in the Dogwood and Hickory parking lots from one hour prior to the start of the performance until one hour following the conclusion of the performance.
For more information about degree programs and scholarships offered by the IU Southeast Music Department, please call (812) 941-2655 or visit ius.edu/music.
About IU Southeast: IU Southeast is one of seven campuses of Indiana University. Offering more than 130-degree programs and concentrations, the scenic 180-acre campus is located less than 15 minutes from downtown Louisville, Kentucky. It currently has an enrollment of more than 4,100 students and employs more than 400 faculty members. About 400 students now live on campus in five fully furnished, lodge-style residence halls. For more information, visit www.ius.edu. IU Southeast is a tobacco-free campus.
About the Paul W. Ogle Cultural and Community Center: The Ogle Center, Southern Indiana's center for the performing and visual arts on the campus of IU Southeast in New Albany, presents concerts, plays, art exhibits, speakers, and community and university events. The signature "The Ogle Center Presents" series features professional, nationally-touring artists. The Louisville Orchestra performs several times each season as part of their Music Without Borders series. Operating under the umbrella of the IU Southeast School of Arts & Letters, the Ogle Center is also home to the IU Southeast Music Department - presenting concerts and recitals by IU Southeast student ensembles and faculty - and the IU Southeast Theatre Department, presenting plays and musicals. For more information, visit oglecenter.com.