The 140th Anniversary Weekend of the Virginia Glee Club, held March 18-20, 2011 as part of the Glee Club 2010-2011 season, celebrated the 140th anniversary of the Glee Club's founding in 1871. Events of the weekend included the Glee Club's 140th Anniversary Concert, alumni singing events, receptions, and a banquet at Alumni Hall that was keynoted by former UVa president John Casteen.
Events[edit | edit source]
- Friday cocktail reception
- 140th Anniversary Concert
- Friday post-concert reception at Trinity Pub
- Saturday Alumni Sing
- Walking tour of the Lawn
- 140th Anniversary Banquet
- Post-banquet cocktails at Trinity Pub
- Sunday brunch
Documents[edit | edit source]
Audio and Videos[edit | edit source]
Alumni sings[edit | edit source]
Recordings of performances from the Saturday alumni sings are listed below.
|Come Again, Sweet Love by John Dowland||John Liepold|
|Winter Song by Frederic Field Bullard||John Liepold|
|Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child (Morgan Whitfield, soloist)||John Liepold|
|Dona Nobis Pacem||John Liepold|
|Pater Noster||Bruce Tammen|
|Love is a Green Girl (from Summer Songs - David Davis)||Donald Loach|
|A Shadow's on the Sundial (from Summer Songs)||Donald Loach|
|Hark All Ye Lovely Saints||Donald Loach|
|Ave Maria (Biebl)||Frank Albinder|
Banquet speeches[edit | edit source]
Speeches from the 140th Anniversary Banquet are below:
|Lloyd F. Stamy, Jr. (partial)|
|John Casteen, part 1|
|John Casteen, part 2|
|Patrick Lynn Garner - reminiscences of the first European Tour|
|Virginia, Hail, All Hail/The Good Old Song (all)|
Photos[edit | edit source]
Press[edit | edit source]
- Norris, Jane (2011-03-18). "Glee Club marking milestone with concert". Charlottesville Daily Progress. http://www2.dailyprogress.com/entertainment/2011/mar/18/glee-club-marking-milestone-concert-ar-912481/.
- "Glee Club - A Reunion at UVa". NBC 29 News. 2011-03-20. http://www.nbc29.com/story/14284740/glee-club-a-reunion-at-uva.
- Al-Sayegh, Zainab (2011-03-21). "Hitting the high note". Cavalier Daily. http://u15398573.onlinehome-server.com/2011/03/21/hitting-the-high-note/.