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Northport Star Power with the Glee Club Cougars
by Sandy Lindsay

April 2, 2017
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The teachers' "Gang of Rhythm" also took part with their Walk off the Earth rendition



The (Myley Cyrus) 'Hoedown Throwdown'

Northport Public School of Port Elgin has 'star power' and then some!

From the music of ABBA and Myley Cyrus to Tom Jones and the Beatles, the show was a medley of some 16 musical styles, talent and showmanship performed by the Northport Glee Club members and students.

Ranging from full-out 'chorus line' choreographed production numbers to duets and musical dance, the show was an incredible display of talent.

Under the direction of Ms. Jackie Ewing, the students performed song and dance numbers from almost every musical genre. 

"The students are unbelievable," said Ewing.  "Other than a little tweaking here and there, they choreographed all their numbers."

A touching rendition of  'I Don't Know my Name' (Grace Vanderwaal)

"One Call Away" (Charlie Puth)

Piano, Michelle Wang with vocalists Teagan Gottschalk and Hannah Kent and dancers Aliyah Petronski and Darragh Billings

'Lost Boys' (Ruth B)
with Dancers Jasmine Smith and Alexa Janes
... an amazing performance based on Peter Pan

Rishab Rowchowdhury (L) performs 'Love Runs Out' (One Republic)

"This is something the students will take with them for the rest of their lives.  It is very difficult to get up on stage and perform and, for some of them, this will be a life altering experience," added Ewing.

Ms. Ewing thanks the students

 

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An intricate display of hand and singing
co-ordination!




Cup Song Medley
Alexa Janes, Hannah meyer, Emily Russett and  Evrim Dereli



Northport teachers, with lead musician teacher/guitarist Mr. Bertrand, perform with the Glee Club backup

'Imagine' by John Lennon

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