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BCC Music and Dance Students Present Spring Salute to Broadway
Apr 17, 2012
The annual Berkshire Community College (BCC) Spring Concert will feature music from the Broadway stage. The concert, which takes place on Friday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m. in BCC's Robert Boland Theatre, is free and open to the public.

The concert will feature the BCC Chorale, directed by BCC instructor Kathleen McDonald, performing music from West Side Story, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Camelot, Little Johnny Jones, and a selection from Golden Apple arranged and conducted by BCC instructor Steve Murray. Featured student soloists for the evening are Deb Asch, Sareda Hagenah, Peter Loboda, Robin MacDonald, and Judy McNutt. The Chorale and vocal soloists will be accompanied by BCC instructor M. Rahima Hohlstein.

Students in Dance I, Dance II and Choreography classes will present a dance piece entitled, "Feeling Good," from The Roar of the Greasepaint-The Smell of the Crowd. The presentation will also feature Dance I student Theresa Lemon signing the piece.

The evening will also include the announcement of the 2012 departmental award recipients for music and theatre. The recipients of the music and theatre Falconer awards, which recognize the achievements of first-year students, the BCC Players award, given to the outstanding theatre student, and the Koussevitzky award, presented to the outstanding music student, will be introduced during the concert. These recipients have been chosen by faculty in their respective programs of study for outstanding performance as well as academic achievement.

For further information, contact Ellen Shanahan at eshanaha@berkshirecc.edu or 413- 236-4703. There will be no advance ticket sales; admission is free the evening of the event.


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