University of Wyoming A Capella Group to Perform Locally
The University of Wyoming's male a capella ensemble, the Happy Jacks, will perform May 13-17 in Billings, Mont.; Idaho Falls, Idaho; Cody and Worland. All performances are free and open to the public.
The Happy Jacks, a group that auditioned from the university's larger men's choir, the UW Singing Statesmen, perform a wide range of hits that include old standards, country tunes and pop music.
Every spring, the student-led ensemble tours elementary, middle and high schools in Wyoming and the surrounding region. The group offers clinics and performs concerts to help fulfill its mission to promote singing in today’s youth, especially for young men experiencing their voice change.
A list of cities, venues and times is as follows:
Monday, May 13, 7:30 p.m. -- Billings Senior High School auditorium, Billings.
Wednesday, May 15, 7:30 p.m. -- Trinity Methodist Church, 237 N. Water, Idaho Falls.
Thursday, May 16, 7:30 p.m. -- Cody Middle School Commons, Cody.
Friday, May 17, 7 p.m. -- Worland Middle School auditorium, Worland.
Nicole Lamartine, assistant professor in the Department of Music, is the group's faculty adviser. The Happy Jacks tour is supported, in part, by UW Fine Arts Outreach and the UW Department of Music.
For more information, email Janelle Fletcher-Kilmer, director of Fine Arts Outreach, at Janelle@uwyo.edu.