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flatter the audience that night, but that was the most powerful holiday spirit I’ve ever witnessed. As I am
not very familiar with those songs, I chose to listen. I noticed that the elderly woman behind me had one
of the most crisp, refreshing, beautiful, and strong soprano voices I’d ever heard. I have half a mind to
tell the BSU Music Department to contact her and allow her to be part of the Meistersingers! The
overall mood of the theater lightened after the sing-
long, and it was just an amazing feeling to be a part
of it all.
The last song before intermission was A Special Holiday Celebration by the Keith Stein Blue
Thunder Marching Band. In essence, it was a different arrangement of Sleigh Ride. It was arranged by
the band director, Joe Tornello. This piece was possibly my favorite because the band ended up closing
with the BSU fight song, and they danced around. The entire theater came to life again to join each
other in singing the chant. It was...
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This note was uploaded on 01/12/2014 for the course MUSIC 100 taught by Professor Bartonmoreau during the Fall '11 term at Boise State.
- Fall '11