00 News & Updates, 2009 Sound of Music

Sneak Peak

Thursday Night in Pella on June 25 featured a sneak peak at USP's upcoming show, the Sound of Music! The nuns from the Abbey (The Mother Abbess: Jackie Duffy, Sister Berthe: Jana DeZwarte, Sister Margaretta: Jodi Vos; and Sister Sophia: Erin Valerio-Garsow) sang to the crowd.


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Our wonderful accompanist, Christine Myer, is to the right.

Back at the Community Center, rehearsals continued. The Von Trapp children practice:

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Tickets are now on sale at the Recreation Office within the Community Center, 712 Union from 7:30-4:30 p.m. M-F, by phone with a credit card 641-620-9107. Performances are July 30, 31, Aug. 1, 2. Join us!
00 News & Updates, 2009 Sound of Music

Rehearsals under way!

The Community Center is filled with sound as the cast and crew prepare for "The Sound of Music." Rehearsals are starting to come together, although the set is still under construction. Anyone is welcome to attend set construction on Saturday, June 27 from 9 a.m. until noon. Please join us!

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"How do solve a problem like Maria?" sing our nuns… almost. Joining Sisters Sophia, Berthe and the Mother Abbess is stage manager Dan Fynaardt.
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Left to right, producer Shelley Buhrow, director Deb Linn, and Elaine Stanley watch the action closely!
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Choreographer Karen Ryals leads Maria (Brystal Hopkins) and the Von Trapp children through the "Lonely Goatherd."
Show opens on July 30. Tickets may be purchased at the Recreation Office within the Community Center, 712 Union from 7:30-4:30 p.m. M-F, by phone with a credit card 641-620-9107.