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Milligan presents ‘Sweet Sounds: Dessert Cabaret’

MILLIGAN COLLEGE, Tenn. (Jan. 16, 2015) – Milligan College music ensembles Heard Mentality, Heritage and the Women’s Chorale will headline the second annual “Sweet Sounds: Dessert Cabaret” on Friday, Feb. 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the McCormick Dining Center of Sutton Hall.

Attendees will be treated to a delicious dessert buffet as well as punch, coffee and hot chocolate while listening to jazz, pop and musical theatre standards in a relaxed, festive atmosphere.

Tickets are $15 for general admission, $10 for students and $20 for “Gold Level” seating in the prime areas. Call Milligan’s music office at 423.461.8723 for tickets.

“This event is a great chance to feature our ensembles in a more intimate setting,” said Noah DeLong, assistant professor of music. “Also on the program, many of our talented soloists will perform favorite love songs from yesterday and today.”

Highlights include “I Get Around,” by Brian Wilson and Mike Love; “Moondance,” by Van Morrison; “Till the Stars Fall From the Sky,” by Jay Althouse; “I Got Rhythm,” by George and Ira Gershwin; and “Your Smiling Face,” by James Taylor.

Songs include “Perfect Two,” performed by Averie Blackmore; “Do You Know What it Means to Miss New Orleans,” performed by Riley Prickett and Sarah Beth Hill; “I’ve Got You Under My Skin,” performed by Dustin Vaughn; “Honey Bun,” from “South Pacific,” performed by Jeanette Hartsough; “This Time” and “L.O.V.E.” performed by the TBA Girls (Amanda, Brianna, and Tiffany Florian); “Beyond the Sea,” performed by Gabe Rees; “I Can’t Make You Love Me,” performed by Laura Mixon; “The Beauty Is” from “The Light in the Piazza,” performed by Darcie DeLong; “Something to Talk About,” performed by Sarah Phillips; “Amor,” performed by Amber Vaughn; “People Will Say We’re in Love,” from “Oklahoma,” performed by Amber Vaughn and Ben Davenport; and “I’ve Decided to Marry You,” from “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder,” performed by Darcie DeLong, Jonathan Mehl, and Laura Mixon.

“With entertaining music and tempting desserts, we think this will be a fantastic event for people to include in their Valentine’s Day plans,” said DeLong.

For more information on Milligan arts events, visit www.milligan.edu/arts.


MILLIGAN UNIVERSITY is a Christian liberal arts university in Northeast Tennessee whose vision is to change lives and shape culture through a commitment to servant leadership. The university offers more than 100 majors, minors, pre-professional degrees and concentrations in a variety of fields, along with graduate and adult degree completion programs.  To learn more about Milligan University, visit www.milligan.edu or call 800-262-8337.

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