Musical Theatre Showcase performance announced

| May 24, 2016

DSC03455_webWEST LAFAYETTE – Six members of the Cardinal Chorale staff will present “Make Them Hear You: A Musical Theatre Showcase” on Thursday, June 2 and Friday, June 3, at Ridgewood High School, 602 Johnson Street, West Lafayette. Curtain time is 7:30 p.m.

Matthew Downing, Haley Evans, Peter Hampton, Erin Jobes, Chad Putka, and Joshua Senn will perform a variety of songs from stage and screen as solos, duets, trios, or as a full ensemble.  Featured songs will be from “Shrek: the Musical”, “My Fair Lady”, “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown”, “Cinderella”, “South Pacific”, “Secret Garden”, and “Cabaret”, among others.

Downing is a music specialist with the Newark City Schools, Hampton is the choral director at Lakewood High School in Lakewood, Evans is the choral director and assistant band director at Ridgewood High School, Jobes is the director of Christian education at The Presbyterian Church in Coshocton, Putka is a graduate student at Boston University and will be teaching elementary music at Moses Brown Quaker School in Providence, Rhode Island this fall, and Senn is the choral director at Newcomerstown High School. Together, these young professionals have taught, coached and inspired young musicians in the Cardinal Chorale for 51 years!

Tickets are $5 for students and children and $8 for adults, and may be purchased at the Ridgewood Auditorium door the night of the performance. All proceeds will benefit the Cardinal Chorale.

The Cardinal Chorale was organized in 1995 by Charles R. Snyder and inspired by the sound of Fred Waring’s renowned Pennsylvanians. Since its founding, 530 high school and collegiate singers have raised their voices in song as members of the Chorale. This July, members of the 22nd edition of the Chorale will gather at Muskingum University for a week-long workshop that will prepare them for their year of concerts.

For more information about this performance or July’s Cardinal Chorale Music Workshop at Muskingum, contact [email protected], call 740-623-0554, or visit the website:

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