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News Release
 
11/15/11

Holiday Madrigal Dinner Set for Dec. 9-10 at Peru State

Additional Performance Dec. 11 in Nebraska City

 

(Peru, Neb.) Enjoy a journey back in time to the 16th century during an evening of spirited music, intense drama, outrageous humor and delicious food at the Peru State College (PSC) Holiday Madrigal Dinner on Friday, Dec. 9 and Saturday, Dec. 10 in the PSC Student Center.

 

The event is open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The Royal Procession begins at 7 p.m.

Tickets, on sale now, are $30 per person. Checks and credit cards are accepted. For reservations, contact PSC Director of Choral Studies and Professor of Music Dr. Thomas Ediger at 402-872-2253 or tediger@peru.edu.

 

The evening will feature a savory dinner of apricot stuffed pork loin and a roast chicken quarter with herb roasted potatoes, vegetable medley and special dessert. The Madrigal Singers will provide 16th century entertainment, including a variety of amusements from juggling to jesting to an after dinner concert which will include traditional madrigals as well as songs from the holiday season. A special feature of the evening will be performances of scenes from the operas A Princess Saves the Day and The Geek Who Would Be King.

 

An additional performance of the PSC Holiday Madrigal will be performed Sunday, Dec. 11 at Camp Catron in Nebraska City. This event is also open to the public. Doors will open at 4:30 p.m. and the Royal Procession will begin at 5 p.m. The performance is sponsored by the Apple Corps Men's Barbershop Chorus. For tickets/reservations to this event, contact any Apple Corps member or call Don White at 402-873-7900.

 

Members of the Madrigal Singers are listed below alphabetically by hometown.

 

Nebraska

Beatrice

Emily Engels

Blake Lofing

 

Bellevue

Xavier Gibson

Carmen Schweiger

Becky Trecek             

Carrie Trecek              

Debbie Trecek            

 

Crete

Michaela Wolverton

 

LaVista

Jacob Acers - Trumpet

 

Lincoln

Michael Casavant

 

Nebraska City

Zayra Flores, Nebraska City

 

Omaha

Alyssa Karasek

Whitney Medlock

 

Superior

Nick Miller

 

Tecumseh

Jacob Buss

 

Union

Cole Sharp     

 

Out-of-State

Florida

Chulota

Taylor Sirnan

 

Iowa

Atlantic

Daniel Perkins

 

Hamburg

Deven Holman

 

Tabor

Emily Crom    

 

Kansas

White Cloud

Jeremy Rudder

 

Maryland

Indian Head

Christopher Hawkins

 

South Carolina

Charleston

A. J. Thompson