Willimantic, Conn. – On Oct. 28 the Eastern Connecticut State University Chamber Singers held their annual Fun Run to raise funds for their choir tour. This year the funds will help the ensemble take a trip to Montreal. All funds were matched by a generous offer from the ECSU Foundation.
“The Fun Run gives our ensemble the opportunity to show off their talent and gain the enriching experience of going on tour,” said David Belles, conductor of the Chamber Singers. “I cannot thank the Eastern Foundation enough for their continued support of the arts at Eastern.”
The Fun Run route taken by participants was just shy of two miles. Students dressed in costumes and were given prizes for having the best, craziest and scariest Halloween costumes. Music Professor Emily Riggs was the judge this year.
“This event gives us the opportunity to show all of our hard work off on tour,” said music major Tiara Lussier. “Everyone always dresses up and really shows their creativity. I am thankful that we get to support our tour in such a fun and creative way.”