Yale Whiffenpoof concert - June 1, Palo Alto
Last U.S. Concert
June 1, Monday at 8 p.m.
First Congregational Church, Palo Alto
Eighty-nine years of tradition stand behind the Yale Whiffenpoofs, the
oldest collegiate a cappella group in America. Some of the most
important figures in American music have been associated with the
Whiffenpoofs. Cole Porter, Yale class of 1913, was a Whiffenpoof. Ella
Fitzgerald was made an honorary member of the group at a 1979 concert,
and Louis Armstrong recorded his own original version of the
Each year, fourteen Yale seniors, selected for their outstanding vocal
ability, are chosen to continue the Whiffenpoof tradition. After
graduation, the Whiffenpoofs embark on their World Tour. The
Peninsula concert will be their last concert in the U.S. before they
go to Tokyo as the first leg of their international tour.
Concert is 8pm, Monday, June 1 at the First Congregational Church in
Palo Alto at the intersection of Embarcadero Road and Louis Road.
Admission is $12 for general admission and $8 for students and seniors.
Pay at the door.
For more information, contact Jon Nygaard, Whiffs '71, at
408-446-2062, or e-mail him at <jonygaard@...>.
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