The University of Findlay’s University Singers will groove at its annual free, public “Family Concert” at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 18 in Winebrenner Theological Seminary’s TLB Auditorium
Tickets are free, but a limited number of seats are available. Contact the UF Box Office at 419-434-5335. Remaining tickets will be available at the door.
Under the musical direction of Micheal Anders, Ph.D., professor of music, and with choreography by Brenda Hoyt-Brackman, lecturer of dance, the group will present two medleys of popular 1960s songs.
The “Not for Women Only” medley will include the tunes “One Fine Day,” “My Guy,” “Baby Love” and “Breakin’ Up is Hard to Do.” In “A Blast from the Past,” the songs “Hang on Sloopy,” “Wooly Bully,” “Yakety Yak,” “Put Your Head on My Shoulder” and “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini” will be showcased.
The concert will also feature several songs from Broadway musicals, including “Mama, I’m a Big Girl Now” from “Hairspray,” “We need a Little Christmas” from “Mame,” and “Family” from “Dreamgirls,” as well as “Colors of the Wind” from the Disney film “Pocahontas.
Additionally, the University Singers will perform six other 1960s hits ranging from Carole King’s “It’s too Late” to Dionne Warwick’s “I Say a Little Prayer.”
Members of the University Singers are: first sopranos, Allison Dilbone of St. Henry, Ohio, and Rachael Flood of Sycamore, Ohio; second sopranos, Abbey Bumbledare of Hilliard, Ohio, Meghan Lasher of Evansville, Indiana and Katie Swank of Troy, Ohio; altos, Alaina Counts of Arcadia, Ohio, Tabitha Kittle of Bryan, Ohio and Ashley Whipkey of Louisville, Ohio; tenors, Benjamin Frankart of Republic, Ohio and Matthew Haas of Maumee, Ohio; Bass, Preston Eberlyn of Columbus, Ohio and Jacob Ruoff of North Ridgeville, Ohio; bass guitarist Travis Wolph of Fostoria, Ohio; and on drums Matthew Gecks of Willard, Ohio.