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One night on Broadway

Kristin Chenoweth with Singers, Hugh Ferguson Floyd, President Elizabeth Davis, and Charles Davis

It was an unforgettable weekend for sixteen Furman Singers who traveled to New York City to perform at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre with Kristin Chenoweth in her one-woman show, My Love Letter to Broadway.

The Singers’ first appearance on Broadway was facilitated by Chenoweth’s music director and Furman alumna Mary-Mitchell Campbell ’96. On Saturday morning, Campbell led a two-hour rehearsal, a brief master class and Q&A at Pearl Studios on 8th Avenue.

The students sang two numbers with Chenoweth, in the grand finales of both the first and second acts. And after the curtain fell, the Singers, Director Hugh Ferguson Floyd, Furman President Elizabeth Davis and her husband Charles, had the opportunity to meet the Broadway star.

Beyond the thrill of performing on Broadway, the student singers got a rare first-hand look at the music business. “This is what I call the Furman Advantage,” says Floyd. “It’s the sense that the students are learning to connect the skill set they’re developing in college with the way the actual professional world works.”

Learn more about the Furman Music Department.

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