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Article TitlePop concert features 'Rhapsody in Blue'
SourceThe Manitou Messenger (1916-2014),  No. 5,  Vol.078, March  12, 1965, page(s): 1
Place of PublicationNorthfield, United States
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Pop concert features 'Rhapsody in Blue'

"Rhapsody in Blue" will be the theme of the annual Pop Concert to be held this Saturday, March 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the St. Olaf Gymnasium.

The evening will include many musical favorites and will feature Miss Ginny Johnson, piano soloist, playing the theme song, "Rhapsody in Blue." Miss Johnson, a senior music education major from Stevens Point, Wis., will be accompanied by the Chamber Band.

Tables for four complete with tablecloths and candles will cover the gym floor, thus providing a cozy atmosphere. These will be on a first come, first served basis. During the first intermission refreshments will be served to those seated at the tables. During the second intermission those at the tables will be asked to change places with those in the bleachers who will in turn be served refreshments.

THE ST. OLAF BAND, under the direction of Miles Johnson, will begin the evening's entertainment with selections from My Fair Lady. Dave Barton will continue as director When the band next plays songs from the coming spring musical, Camelot The four leads of Camelot—Nancy Waller, Dave Sand, Gordy Rockswold, and Renee Gubrud— will each sing one song with the band.

The second part of the evening will begin with selections from the musical, Carnival. Then will follow the highlight of the evening—"Rhapsody in Blue," played by Miss Johnson..

The third part of the performance will begin with "The March of the Siamese Children," from The King and I. The Manitou Singers, directed by Miss Alice Larson, will follow singing four songs entitled "Carousel of Love."

Bringing the concert to an end, the band will play selections from the currently popular "How the West was Won."

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