January 31, 2023
Composer Richard Rodgers, right, and lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II, pose on Dec. 2, 1956.

Under the direction of Jeffery Redding, director of choral activities at UCF, the UCF Choir performed with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra and several Broadway stars, reports Matt Palm of the Orlando Sentinel. 

In their performance “Something Wonderful: The Music of Rodgers and Hammerstein,” the UCF Choir accompanied the stars in several musical theater favorites like Edelweiss, A Wonder Guy, and You’ve Got to Be Carefully Taught. 

About the UCF Choir, Palm stated they “…showed a high degree of technical skill, with sharp and clear consonant cutoffs. And they and the orchestra breathed new life into Do-Re-Mi…

Read the full Orlando Sentinel article here.