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Alexander Martin, September 30, 2012 at 12:00 PM

GC WELCOME COFFEEHOUSE

GC WELCOME COFFEEHOUSE
Photos from the Sept. 19th Welcome Coffeehouse.

Two Coffeehouse Video Recordings! (Oct. 2nd Update)

Alex and Anita playing a French piece for clarinet and piano.

Kyle and Girish performing Hotel California by the Eagles.

 

Ideas & Friendship Over Coffee & Cookies

On September 19th, we had our first coffeehouse of the new academic year! We kicked things off in a huge way, with many new greenies bravely stepping up to the plate to show us their huge talent. The audience was jam-packed, and all of the coffee was gone before the intermission (to say nothing of the cookies).

 
The two heads of the Welcome Committee, Aimee and Daria, helped out as MC and stage manager, respectively. During the half-time, Aimee and Lorenzo did their own performance -- a GC parody of Aqua's "Barbie Girl."
 
The acts for the evening covered a wide range of moods and styles, including classical, jazz, pop, rap/hip-hop, a Hindu love song, and a hilarious comedy sketch by Anson. Congratulations to all of the performers who made the evening so memorable and thank you for sharing your passion with the community!
 
Here are some photos from the event (courtesy of photographer for the evening, Alicia), just in case you missed it.
 
The next coffeehouse is tentatively scheduled to take place sometime in late November. Keep an eye for the sign-up list for performers, which will likely go out sometime in early November!
 

Coffeehouse Photos

 

 
The stage all set up (thanks to Francis for helping with the AV equipment!)
 
 
Alex introducting his piece for clarinet and piano.
 
 
Anita at the piano.
 
 
Girish and Sneha singing a Hindu love song about how passionate Indians can get!
 
 
Danny improvising on the yuke.
 
 
Ioannis performing a classical piece from Portugal at the piano.
 
 
Anson's off-beat comedy styling and rap.
 
 
Aimee and Lorenzo as greenies Barbie and Ken.
 
 
Sam performing Joni Mitchell's "Blue" at the piano.
 
 
Kieran singing K-Os's TTC-themed "The Avenue."
 
 
Sugar offering his rendition of "Losing My Religion" and "All Along the Watchtower."
 
 
Kyle and Girish gearing up to play "Hotel California," which brought the house down!
 
 
A group shot of all of the performers. Minutes after this photo was taken, an epic impromptu after-hours jam session took place.
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