Oct. 12: University Contemporary Vocal Groups in Concert

Thursday, October 12, 2023
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Elias J. Halling Recital Hall

Minnesota State University, Mankato Department of Performing Arts News Release

MANKATO, Minn. – The University Contemporary Vocal groups will perform on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. in the Elias J. Halling Recital Hall of the Earley Center for Performing Arts, 320 Maywood Ave.

The Maverick Fusion and Vocal Precision a cappella vocal groups are co-directed by Douglas Snapp and Stephanie Thorpe.

Maverick Vocal Precision is an auditioned a cappella ensemble similar to groups in the movie, "Pitch Perfect." This group is often featured at external festivals and competitions. Membership requirements include prior contemporary vocal singing experience, strong musicianship skills, and a commitment to practice/preparation outside of regular class time. Students gain experience singing contemporary styles, microphone technique, choreography, and solo singing.

Maverick Fusion is a pop choir that performs a variety of contemporary repertoire (Pop, Rock, Jazz, etc.). This 16-member ensemble is open to all students with singing experience. Students gain experience singing contemporary styles, microphone technique, choreography and solo singing.

Minnesota State Mankato students are admitted free with a valid MavCARD. General admission is $9 and $7 for students (K-12) and children. Those who wish to purchase tickets online should go to hss.mnsu.edu/music-events or call the Performance Series office, (507) 389-5549.


Dale Haefner