Catawba College Presents Songs from the Silver Screen

Catawba College's Shuford School of Performing Arts will present "Songs from the Silver Screen" on Sunday, February 25th at 4 pm In Keppel Auditorium, Robertson College-Community Center. The concert Is free and open to the public.

The 90-minute “collage style” concert is a collaboration between Catawba’s Music and Theatre Departments, with performances and presentations by student ensembles, soloists, and faculty members.

Musical selections for the program are drawn from decades of Hollywood favorites from yesteryear to yesterday.  Audience members will hear music ranging in style from West Side Story to Willy Wonka.

This concert is the first of its kind in nearly 25 years as students and faculty from across the Shuford School of Performing Arts come together for an afternoon of music-making.

Ensembles include Catawba’s Wind Ensemble under the direction of Dr. J. Ben Jones, Catawba’s Popular Music Ensembles under the direction of Professor Jeff Little, and The Catawba Singers under the direction of Dr. Phillip E. Burgess.

Choreography, lighting, and commentary are under the direction of Professor Nicholas Fuqua.

Ms. Susan Trivette, Catawba’s collaborative pianist, along with various students, ensembles, and performers, will accompany both singers and soloists.

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