Harvard Glee Club Foundation: Long may continue our unity and joy!
April 2014 e-Bulletin
LATE-BREAKING INVITATION: Music 123rSpecial Guest Speaker – Dr. John Cadigan, Jr. ’48
With apologies for the late notice, HGC alumni in the Greater Boston/Cambridge area are cordially invited to the Final Course Meeting of Andy Clark’s Music 123r: “American Choral Music during the Second World War” on Tuesday, April 29 from 1-3pm in the Music Building, Classroom 9. HGC alumnus, Dr. John Cadigan, Jr. ’48 will be presenting on his experiences as a student singer at Harvard during World War II, his service in the U.S. Navy during that time, and his participation in Naval choral ensembles. He will be sharing his first hand-experiences, including two historic HGC performances. Detailed information is available on the Foundation’s website.
Class of 1979 Memorial Service
In conjunction with their 35th reunion, the Class of 1979 will be holding a music-laden memorial service in Memorial Church on Friday, May 30 at 9:00am. Some 25 Holden Choruses alumni singers from the Class of 1979 will be performing works of Bruckner, Lauridsen, Paulus, Seeger, and Parry under the baton of HGCF Board member Adam Finkel. Adam says, “We’d love to see HGC alumni there to hear the music and remember our departed classmates.” More information is available on the Foundation’s website.
WANTED: A Few Good Men for the HGCF Board of Directors
Candidates are still being sought for the 2014 HGCF Board of Directors election. To nominate yourself or a fellow HGC alumnus, just complete the online nomination form. If you have any questions about the activities of the Board or the roles of the Directors, please contact Foundation Vice President & Chair of the Governance Commitee, David Wellborn ’81 at firstname.lastname@example.org. Nominees from all class years and geographic regions of the country (or around the world) are encouraged.
Opportunities to Make/Hear Choral Music Abound on HGCF Website
Don’t forget to check out the Choral Music Opportunities section of the HGCF website. This is a great resource for finding opportunities to sing or to attend choral concerts. Upcoming concerts currently featured include The Choral Society’s May 9 & 10 concerts in New York City and the Master Singers of Lexington’s Italian/American evening of music on May 10 in Lexington, MA. There’s also information about a new men’s chorus forming in the Chicago area: the Chicago Young Professional Men’s Chorus. If you sing in a chorus that you’d like us to include in the Choral Music Opportunities listing, send the information to email@example.com. Concert announcements and audition notices are also welcome.