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Pre-show music in Stein Gallery provided by the applied piano studio of Dr. Ryan Smith.


Dorian Melody

Arrangement: Gregory Kerkorian

Performance by the Coker Flute Choir: Tiyanna Boyd, Rechel Kelly (Cheraw HS), Faith Markle (Community), Claire Moore (GSSM), Penny Rogers

Directed by:  Penny Rogers


The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Excerpts)

Script: Rachel Sheinkin

Music and Lyrics: William Finn

Stage Direction: Andrew Schwartz

Musical Direction: Dustin Ousley, Graham Wood

Piano Accompanist: Kim Roberts

Costumes: Kathleen Covington

Performance by: Dr. Andrea Coldwell, Tyler DeLoatch, Holden Dorman, Sarah Floyd, Jessica Gomez, Brandon Herron, Carly Jo Martens, Denis McCorry, Christopher Moore


ninety degree circles

Choreography: Miranda Knorr with Taylor Perkinson

Performance by: Miranda Knorr, Taylor Perkinson

Music: “Into the Trees” by Trentmøller 

Lighting: Josh Webb


Choreography: Kristin Hapke

Music: “Zinc” (Zoe Keating Remix) by Bill Ryan and the Grand Valley State University New Music Ensemble

Performance by Coker Repertory Dance Company: Maggie Baker, Jennifer Dahlia, Emerson Joyner, Tiana Rivers, Gabby Stanton

Director: Kristin Hapke

Lighting: Josh Webb


Bottom of the River 

Recorded by Delta Rae, Arrangement by Aubrey Nelson (LSU)

All of Me

Recorded by John Legend, Arrangement by Elizabeth Olson (University of Colorado)

Ain’t No Man

Recorded by The Avett Brothers, Arrangement by Anna Carro (Boston University)


Recorded by Adele, Arrangement by Elizabeth Olson (University of Colorado)

Performance by the Coker Singers:

Soprano: Breanna Barfield, Danielle Cottingham, Kathleen Covington, Sarah Floyd, Meagan Powell, Macie-Lynn Shafer, Caitlin Smith

Alto: Mary-Elise Anderson, Terah Gamble, Anna Grace Hubbs, Paigelyn McElveen, Marlyn Moya, Nikki Stephens

Tenor: Christopher Allen, Anthony Greene, Christopher Moore, Caleb Shuler

Bass: Blade Boulware, Tyler DeLoatch, Robbie Gainey, Will Lominick, Matthew Winburn

Director: Dustin Ousley