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Formers’ newsletter

A MONTHLY NEWSLETTER KEEPING YOU INFORM E D, UP-TODATE, AND CONNECTED WITH THE CENTURY SINGERS

Fall Retreat This past month was a busy one for the Century Singers! On Friday, October 18th, we had our Fall Retreat at Messiah’s Ranch! This year, the officers planned an Avengers themed retreat and all of them did a fantastic job at the Big Game on finding the Tesseract, which was hidden by the evil Loki (Mr. Posada!) Thank you to all the officers, especially our Pollard Representative Hannah Himes, for putting hard work into this eventful night for everyone and making this an awesome first Retreat for the Pollards!

Century Singers. One day, I hope to give back to this choir for all that it has provided for me.

We had some Former Century Singers come out and help with the food and setting up at Retreat. I would personally like to make a shout-out to Mark Pape, Will Hailey, James Nguyen, and Kevin Tarlow for spending time with us there! It was incredible getting to know them, listening about their insights and sharing stories about Century Singers. I hope to get to meet many more of you because you all have made and contributed to this choir into what it is now. Also, a BIG thank you to our few generous donors for the lovely Rudy’s Barbeque. You have no idea how much it meant to us so I would like to say THANK YOU on behalf of all the

Winning Team at Retreat “Iron Man”

OFFICER Spotlight Andrea Richardson Vice President MAJOR: English; Minor in French HOMETOWN: Katy, TX CLASS: 2015 Quirky Fact: “I never wear matching socks!”


SHOWCASE 2013

Allyson, Keith, Cheyenne, Kelli, & Moriah

A week after our retreat, on Friday October 25th, the Century Singers held their annual Showcase at United Methodist Church and it was a huge success! We were completely sold out and had a different and unique vibe to our music this year. At this “Great Gatsby” Showcase, we performed songs from Bruno Mars, Pitch Perfect, and The Lumineers! Those of you who were able to attend, I hope you enjoyed the show and the depth of individual talent this choir holds. Mr. Posada, Ben Sieben (our accompa-

nist), all the officers, and the Showcase Chair-Heads put in a tremendous amount of work into this production and it was extremely successful. A HUGE thank you to our Performance Manager, Morgen Burchell, for dedicating hours into this show and making it as perfect as possible. Their hard work definitely shined through!

Formers’ Dues! $25 for the year! http://www.centurysingers.com/dues/ Checks Payable to :

The Texas A&M University Century Singers were honored and privileged to have launched the Omar Maldonado for Judge Kickoff Campaign on October 24th via virtual performance. “MASTERPIECES OF MOZART” WITH THE BRAZOS VALLEY CHORALE & SYMPHONY

Association of Former Century Singers c/o Texas A&M Choral Activities 1473 TAMU College Station, TX 77843 Your AFCS dues and donations help pay for: · Scholarships every year for Outstanding Century Singer & Outstanding Pollard · Commissioned music, specifically written for the Century Singers · AFCS get-togethers (game-watching parties, happy hours, reunions) If you can send donations over-and-above your dues, you will be helping the AFCS provide the Century Singers with other real and immediate benefits. This year, we want to raise enough donations to pay for new maroon bowties and vests for the Century Singer men, to replace the old black bowties and cummerbunds. At $25/per student for the new vest

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 24 5:00 PM RUDDER AUDITORIUM _________________________________

HOLIDAY SPIRIT OF AGGIELAND CONCERT SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8 4:00 PM RUDDER AUDITORIUM

FRAM S. HAVELIWALA Mays Business School Century Singers Formers' Liaison MSC Human Resources Director Texas A&M University '15


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