The Grammy-nominated Singing Hoosiers present their 67th annual spring concert on Saturday, April 8 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. This year's concert will highlight what the captivating harmonies, top-notch vocal stylings, powerful choreography and innovative arrangments of tunes spanning the breadth of musical genres from Hip-Hop to the Great American Songbook.
The Singing Hoosiers continues more than half a century of tradition as IU's ambassadors of song. The ensemble has entertained millions in 18 states and more than 26 countries, including Europe, Australia, the Far East and the Caribbean, appearing with such legendary entertainers as Bob Hope, Alan Sherman, Red Buttons, Tony Bennett, Duke Ellington and Indiana's favorite son, Hoagy Carmichael. The group has also performed with opera legend Sylvia McNair and with several professional symphony orchestras, including the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Detroit Symphony Orchestra and the Cincinnati Pops.
With Erich Kunzel and the Cincinnati Pops, the Singing Hoosiers performed at Carnegie Hall in 1995 and appeared on a televised PBS Christmas special with Mel Torme. The partnership with the Pops resulted in the release of several recordings on the Telarc International label. These include the Grammy-nominated "A Disney Spectacular" and "The Music Man." The group has also recorded "The Magical Music of Disney," "Hollywood's Greatest Musicals," and "Magical Musicals."