Contact: Wendel Sloan at 505.562.2253
PORTALES--The Eastern New Mexico University Swanee Singers will perform in
concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 23, in Buchanan Hall of the Music
Building. The performance is free and open to the public.
The program includes: Raise a Ruckus Tonight!, arranged by Mark Brymer; two
P.D.Q. Bach Madrigals, "The Queen to Me a Royal Pain Doth Give" and "My
Bonnie Lass She Smelleth," edited with feeling by Prof. Peter Schikele; Java
Jive Ben Oakland, arranged by Kirby Shaw; Fascinating Rhythm/I Got Rhythm by
George Gershwin, arranged by Mac Huff; Rock Island (from The Music Man) by
Meredith Willson, arranged by Mark Brymer; Love Is All You Need (A Tribute
to the Beatles), arranged by Roger Emerson; Something's Coming/Tonight (from
West Side Story) by Leonard Bernstein, arranged by Ed Lojeski; Getting
Married Today (scene from Company) by Stephen Sondheim; Swing Low, Sweet
Chariot, traditional spiritual, arranged by Jonathan Rathbone; and It's So
Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday by Freddie Perren and Christine Yarian,
arranged by Alan Billingsley.
The singers include Jennifer Livingston, soprano; Christina Hall, soprano;
Molly McFarling, soprano; Tamie Klein, alto; Virginia Slater, alto; Rory
Golden, tenor; and Ben Bruelhart, bass. The accompanist is Anthony Alvarado
Directors are Dr. Eugene Thomas, music; and Dr. Megan Chilson, choreography.
Technical support is by Kristin Ellis.