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#011-16 USNA Women's Glee Club to Perform in Tustin, Calif.

  POSTED ON: Monday, March 7, 2016 10:45 AM by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The U.S. Naval Academy Women’s Glee Club will perform in Tustin, Calif., Saturday, March 12, at 7 p.m.

The concert will be held at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, located at 1221 Wass St., Tustin, Calif. Admission is free and no tickets are required. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

The Los Angeles All-American Boys Chorus will perform as special guests for the program.

“I am excited to be able to bring this premier ensemble to southern California,” said Director of the Glee Club Dr. Cindy Bauchspies. “We are looking forward to performing at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and sharing the program with the All-American Boys Chorus.”

The Naval Academy Women’s Glee Club travels regularly around the country, representing the Naval Academy and the naval service. The Glee Club has received international acclaim for their performances over the past decade in Hawaii, Arizona, Florida and Phoenix. The ensemble’s ten-day performing tour to Brazil in 2010 garnered international acclaim from ambassadors and state department officials.

The Women’s Glee Club will also appear in concert Tuesday, March 15, at 7 p.m. at St. Paul the Apostle Church in Los Angeles and Friday, March 18, at 7:30 p.m. at the Covenant Presbyterian Church in Long Beach, Calif.

Founded in 1845, the U.S. Naval Academy today is a prestigious four-year service academy that prepares midshipmen morally, mentally and physically to be professional officers in the naval service. More than 4,400 men and women representing every state in the U.S. and several foreign countries make up the student body, known as the Brigade of Midshipmen. Midshipmen learn from an academic faculty, comprised of both military and civilian professors and participate in intercollegiate varsity sports and extracurricular activities. They also study subjects to include small arms, drill, seamanship and navigation, tactics, naval engineering and weapons, leadership, ethics and military law. Upon graduation, midshipmen earn a tax-payer funded Bachelor of Science degree in a choice of 25 different academic majors and go on to serve at least five years of exciting and rewarding service as commissioned officers in the U.S. Navy or the U.S. Marine Corps.

For more information on the Naval Academy Women’s Glee Club, please visit www.usna.edu/music.

For more information about the Naval Academy, visit www.usna.edu or the Naval Academy’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/USNavalAcademy.


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