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Penn Glee Club Visits Uruguay

The choir performed in Montevideo, Maldonado, and Colonia

Posted: May 31, 2005

The University of Pennsylvania Glee Club, a male choral singing institution formed in 1862 by eight undergraduate men, visited Uruguay on May 23 to 26, delighting of audiences of all ages with free performances in the cities of Montevideo, Maldonado, and Colonia. Featuring a unique blend of musical excellence and theatrical showmanship, the Glee Club has since 1959 won worldwide acclaim, traveling to nearly all 50 states in the United States, and 35 nations and territories on 5 continents.

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Glee Club with U.S. Ambassador and Mrs. Audrey Silverstein, Jeb Bush Jr, and former Uruguayan president Jorge Batlle. (U.S. Embassy photo by Vince Alongi)
Glee Club with U.S. Ambassador and Mrs. Audrey Silverstein,
Jeb Bush Jr, and former Uruguayan president Jorge Batlle.
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Glee Club chatting with former Uruguayan president Jorge Batlle, Ambassador Silverstein, and Jeb Bush Jr. (U.S. Embassy photo by Vince Alongi)
Glee Club chatting with former Uruguayan president Jorge Batlle, Ambassador Silverstein, and Jeb Bush Jr.
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Jeb Bush Jr. and Jorge Batlle receiving their personalized Penn Glee Club jackets as Ambassador Silverstein looks on. (U.S. Embassy photo by Vince Alongi)
Jeb Bush Jr. and Jorge Batlle receiving their personalized
Penn Glee Club jackets as Ambassador Silverstein looks on.
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Glee Club in concert, May 23, at the University of Uruguay Paraninfo. (U.S. Embassy photo by Mauricio Puente)
Glee Club in concert, May 23, at the University of Uruguay Paraninfo.
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Taking a break in Punta del Este. (U.S. Embassy photo by Mauricio Puente) Taking a break in Punta del Este. (U.S. Embassy photo by Mauricio Puente)
Taking a break in Punta del Este.
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May 24 concert in the Maldonado Cathedral. (U.S. Embassy photo by Mauricio Puente) May 24 concert in the Maldonado Cathedral. (U.S. Embassy photo by Mauricio Puente)
May 24 concert in the Maldonado Cathedral.
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Receiving a round of applause following the concert in the Maldonado Cathedral. (U.S. Embassy photo by Mauricio Puente) Receiving a round of applause following the concert in the Maldonado Cathedral. (U.S. Embassy photo by Mauricio Puente)
Receiving a round of applause following the concert in the Maldonado Cathedral.
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Touring the city of Colonia. (U.S. Embassy photo by Mauricio Puente) Touring the city of Colonia. (U.S. Embassy photo by Mauricio Puente)
Touring the city of Colonia.
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Glee Club director Erik Nordgren during television interview in Colonia. (U.S. Embassy photo by Mauricio Puente)
Glee Club director Erik Nordgren during television interview in Colonia.
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May 25 concert in Colonia. (U.S. Embassy photo by Mauricio Puente)
May 25 concert in Colonia.
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May 26 performance at the Roosevelt School for Handicapped Children. (U.S. Embassy photo by Vince Alongi) May 26 performance at the Roosevelt School for Handicapped Children. Audrey Silverstein, Jeb Bush Jr., Jorge Batlle and Ambassador Silverstein among the spectators. (U.S. Embassy photo by Vince Alongi)
May 26 performance at the Roosevelt School for Handicapped Children.
Audrey Silverstein, Jeb Bush Jr., Jorge Batlle and Ambassador Silverstein among the spectators.
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Glee Club singing to everyone's delight. (U.S. Embassy photo by Vince Alongi)
Glee Club singing to everyone's delight.
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Ambassador Silverstein and Jorge Batlle being greeted by the kids. (U.S. Embassy photo by Vince Alongi)
Ambassador Silverstein and Jorge Batlle being greeted by the kids.
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Kids enjoying the Glee Club's performance at the Roosevelt School for Handicapped Children. (U.S. Embassy photo by Vince Alongi) Kids enjoying the Glee Club's performance at the Roosevelt School for Handicapped Children. (U.S. Embassy photo by Vince Alongi)
Kids enjoying the Glee Club's performance at the Roosevelt School for Handicapped Children.
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Jeb Bush Jr., Glee Club's Sarvelia Peralta and Erik Nordgren, Ambassador Silverstein and Jorge Batlle with some of the Roosevelt school kids. (U.S. Embassy photo by Vince Alongi)
Jeb Bush Jr., Glee Club's Sarvelia Peralta and Erik Nordgren, Ambassador Silverstein and Jorge Batlle with some of the Roosevelt school kids.
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Glee Club with Jorge Batlle, Beatriz Fatoso, Jeb Bush Jr., Ambassador and Mrs. Audrey Silverstein. (U.S. Embassy photo by Vince Alongi)
Glee Club with Jorge Batlle, Beatriz Fatoso, Jeb Bush Jr., Ambassador
and Mrs. Audrey Silverstein.
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Roosevelt School director Beatriz Fatoso and Glee Club director Erik Nordgren. (U.S. Embassy photo by Vince Alongi)
Roosevelt School director Beatriz Fatoso and Glee Club director Erik Nordgren.
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Kids gather around Glee Club after their performance. 
                          (U.S. Embassy photo by Vince Alongi)
Kids gather around Glee Club after their performance.
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Jeb Bush Jr. chatting with Glee Club members. (U.S. Embassy photo by Vince Alongi) Jeb Bush Jr. chatting with Glee Club members. (U.S. Embassy photo by Vince Alongi)
Jeb Bush Jr. chatting with Glee Club members.
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