Common Read: "Hold Out Hope and Sing On": Interactive Musical Event

Start Date: March 27 2017 - 03:00 PM

End Date: March 27 2017 - 04:45 PM

Audience: Student, Faculty and Staff

Category: Special Event / Fair

Location: Humanities Building, Basement, Room 27


Participants will learn together "What I Did for Love" from the musical A Chorus Line, which is pertinent to the Common Read theme of perseverance. Queensborough Chorus, QCC Pop Choir, and students from the Department of Music course Class Instruction in Voice will lend vocal support, assist participants in learning the song, and will model how expressive meaning is embedded in the physical and vocal act of singing. The meaning and relevancy of the song will be discussed, how the book's theme is present in the musical elements of the song will be demonstrated and experienced, and the participants and choruses will sing the song together in "performance." The emotional, technical, and physical aspects of group singing and their connections to the book's meaning will be explored through discussion and group activities. Presented by: Dr. Steven Dahlke, the QCC Chorus, and the QCC Pop Choir 


Contact Name: Susan Madera

Contact Phone: 718.281.5289

Contact Email:

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