University choirs to host Tarleton Showcase talent competition


Friday, February 22, 2019

STEPHENVILLE, Texas —The first-ever Tarleton Showcase competition, hosted by and featuring university choirs, is set for 7:30 p.m., Monday, March 4, in the theater of the Clyde H. Wells Fine Arts Center in Stephenville.

The event is general admission, and tickets are $5.

Judges for the talent show portion of the evening are Col. Kenny Weldon (USAF, Ret.), Commandant of Tarleton’s Corps of Cadets, and Arielle Sword, choral director for Stephenville High School.

Audience members also will help select winners.

In addition to students competing for prizes, the Texan Troubadours will sing “Run to You” by Pentatonix and “City of Stars” from the movie “La La Land;” the Select Women’s Ensemble will sing “Storm Comin’” by The Wailin‘ Jennys; the Texan Gentlemen will sing the Irish folk song “Dulaman,” and perhaps a little doo-wop; and the Chamber Choir rounds out the evening with a selection from the musical “Dear Evan Hanson.

Tarleton, founding member of The Texas A&M University System, provides a student-focused, value-driven education marked by academic innovation and a dedication to transform today’s scholars into tomorrow’s leaders. It offers degree programs to more than 13,000 students at Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, RELLIS Academic Alliance in Bryan, and online, emphasizing real-world learning experiences that address societal needs while maintaining its core values of tradition, integrity, civility, excellence, leadership and service.

Contact: Phil Riddle, News and Information Specialist
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A founding member of The Texas A&M University System, Tarleton is breaking records — in enrollment, research, scholarship, athletics, philanthropy and engagement — while transforming the lives of more than 15,000 students in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, A&M RELLIS at Bryan and online. True to Tarleton’s values of excellence, integrity, and respect, academic programs emphasize real world learning and address regional, state and national needs.