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Music performers give
annual holiday concert
By Ginny Bonkemeyer
The Meredith ringers, chorus and chorale impressed their audience with the
1995 Christmas Concert Sunday night. Meredith students, as well as many
members of the community, enjoyed the concert.
The performers were well-prepared for the concert after many hours of
rehearsal. Dr. Lynch, head of the music, speech and theatre department, wel
comed the crowd saying, “it is our pleasure to annually present this to the
community. ” He said that he was pleased to see a full house at both performances.
The Children’s Christmas Performance Sunday afternoon included perfor
mances by encore, girl’s chorus, girl’s chorale and girl’s handbells.
The evening concert began with the members of the Meredith Ringers dressed
in black and white entering in a procession down the aisles, while playing music.
Throughout the evening, they also played 0 Christmas Day In the Morning, A
la nanita Nana, Stille Nacht, and God Rest Ye Merry directed by Janet Freeman.
The Meredith Chorus sang six pieces throughout the concert, including The
Jesus Gift, with soloist Sarah Ronan. The chorus, unified in black skirts and white
blouses, were directed by Suzanne Pence. Gloria was performed with the
accompaniment of the Meredith Ringers.
Sophomore chorus member Katherine Shreve said, “We worked hard through
out the semester, and this was our big finish we’d been working for.”
For the end of the program, the Meredith Chorale presented six beautiful
pieces with two solo trios: Rachel Shill, Heather Rook and Kim Owens and Rachel
Shill, Angie Harris and Dorothy Livesay. The Chorale sang with the accompani
ment of the chamber orchestra.
Ellen Havens, a sophomore member of the Meredith Ringers and the Chorale
said, “our dedication and determination throughout the semester made a magical
The Meredith Ringers, chorus and chorale provided a beautiful selection of
music that put the audience into a wonderiul Christmas spirit.
Comedy; continued from
The whole performance lasted
about two hours. There was an inter
mission half way through that MEA
made worth the wait. As usual, they
had their great door prizes. There were
tons of tickets to Raleighwood and
Rock-Ola, a free tuxedo rental for the
MEA formal coming up in the spring
and hair care and Jiffy Lube certifi
“Comedy Sportz” is a comedy club
here in Raleigh located at the City
Market on Wolf Street. The club is a
member of the Comedy League of
America, which has branches open
ing soon in Durham, Charlotte and
Greensboro. Already there are clubs
in D.C., LA., Richmond, Orlando,
Boston, Chapel Hill and other loca
tions. Don’t hesitate to give them a try.
By the way, the Meredith Graduates
came up on top!
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The Meredith chorale gives their performance at the Christmas
Aqua Angels swim
their way to success
by Clarky Lucas
The Aqua Angels fell performance “A Blast from the Past” was a big splash on
Wednesday, November 15.
The synchronized swimming program began at 6 p.m. and included five
performances that were featured in past shows.
“The routines the Aqua Angels swam for the fell performance were physically
and technically very challenging. 'The swimmers started practicing the first week
of school to learn the figures and choreography for each routine,” said Coach
Sherrie Anders and Perri Sutton’s performance “Call it Country” incorporated
music like Alan Jackson’s “Chattahoochee” and Garth Brooks’ “Shameless.”
In “Disney," Nina Crawford, JoAnna Grubbs, Crystal McLamb and Cathy
Tunstall brought favorite Disney tunes to life like “Les Poissons” from ne Little
Beth Breitbeil, Amy Fisher and Jennifer Habeeb paid tribute to great frogs like
Kermit and Jeremiah in their performance “Green.”
In the routine “Far and Away,” Marie Carlson and Jennifer Collins swam to
theme songs from the movie.
All of the swimmers participated in “Action Adventure” that featured music
from the mov'its Jurassic Park and Terminator. It was a thrilling performance
that included some of the toughest figures and choreography the Aqua Angel
Despite problems during praaice Sunday night before the program caused by
bubbles in the water and glitches in the sound system, the show was spotless.
“pnce we go focused as a team, our hard work and dedication paid off. We
had a great performance, and everyone enjoyed themselves, “ said Sutton.
The Aqua Angel spring performance “A Walk Through Life ” will be on March
21 and 22.
“Now that we’ve got this performance behind us, we are looking forward to
the next semester with our new team members,” said Grubbs