Singing Through Spain

July 6, 2017

Members of the 2017 Bradley Alumni Chorale performing in the Tarragona Cathedral during their June concert tour of the Catalonia region of Spain. Left to right: Melissa Blain ‘15, Cory Jones ‘01, director Dr. John Jost, violinist Álvaro Santiago (hidden), Jeremy Bell ‘08, Jennifer Dujka McCormack ‘99, Kenneth Smith, Rachael Waldon ‘10, Morgan Nenne Koehler ‘12, violinist Caleb Mackinder ‘14, Susan Brazas Goldberg ‘83, Gregory Schamberger ‘14, Russel Boulton, cellist Javier Yera, Suleman Hussain ‘10, Emma Boulton, Lauren Smagacz ‘11, Jacob Hopping ‘05, Jessica Wisner ‘02, Steven George ‘99, Caitlin Schaffer ‘10, Toni King, and Danai Kasambira Fannin ‘97.


Family members and friends on the tour included Music Department pianist Molly Sloter MM ‘81, Professor of Psychology Dr. Claire Etaugh, and Chicago composer Paul Carey, whose choral settings of poems by Spanish poet Antonio Machado were performed by the choir. The June 19-27 tour was a great success, resulting in standing ovations, breathtaking sights, and new friendships.