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Eagle Pride Prepares for New Season

Members of the Eagle Pride band and color guard have several new things to look forward to this fall - new uniforms, a new show, and a new director who is already looking ahead to the future of the program.

Luke Grieshop was announced as the new director of Eagle Pride in May. Grieshop, a graduate of the University of Dayton, will also serve as music teacher at Our Lady of the Rosary School.

"I'm very excited and eager to be here," Grieshop said. "There have been so many changes recently and it's a proud time to be a part of the marching band."

2017 Picnic With the PoPS to Be Held Indoors

Mother Nature won't rain on the spirit of performing arts students when Picnic With the PoPS takes the stage in the Mary, Our Lady of Victory Gym on Thursday, May 11 at 7 p.m.

"This is a fun experience for the whole family," director of performing arts Debi Schutt shared.

The concert, which was originally planned to be held outside, will now take place in the school gym. Guests are invited to bring food to the concert. No food will be available for purchase. The CJ spirit store will also be open.

"Dueling Divas" Takes to the CJ Stage

Four contestants, eager to be named the top singer, learn that working together is the key to a successful opera during the Muse Machine performance of Dueling Divas.

"It's a game show style performance, like a parody of Jeopardy" explained the music director with the Dayton Opera Artists-in-Residence Program, Jeffrey Powell.

Dueling Divas featured the four current Dayton Opera Artists-in-Residence, soprano Chelsea Friedlander, mezzo-soprano Elizabeth Frey, tenor Brian Skoog and bass-baritone Vincent Grana.

Eagle Pride Unveils New Uniforms

With a drum roll from the drum line and a loud,  "Go Eagles!" from the crowd of more than 100, Will Marshall '19 and Destiny Jacque '18 revealed the new Eagle Pride marching band and color guard uniforms on Monday, February 13.

"We wanted something contemporary and fresh that will pop," said the Director of Performing Arts, Debi Schutt. "When people see it, they will know without a doubt it is CJ."

The uniforms were made possible by benefactor Sam Rinehart '69.

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