Event Description

Homecoming 2020

November 9, 2020 All Day @ YouTube,

Happy Homecoming!
November 9 – 15, 2020


Homecoming Open Mic

Saturday, November 14th @ 7pm ET

Click here to watch the broadcast

 

Featuring Emcees Ramita Ravi, C’17, GR’20 & Nick Silverio, W’18, a special message from Julie Beren Platt, C’79, and performances from friends, students, and alumni!

Featuring Meredith Brandt, C’18, Spirit Cadet, C’15, Steve Herbst, C’67, Jen Locke, C’22, Marcus McGee, C’01, Rina Nagatani, C’23, Marcia Sawyer, C’83, and the Penn Band

 

This Open Mic will be broadcast on YouTube. Click over to our Youtube channel on Saturday night to watch the show premiere live with us! Viewers will be able to use the chat box to comment on the talent of our incredible Penn community!

Homecoming Video Gallery

Platt House has been compiling videos of student talent to share during Homecoming 2020! Join us in celebrating our talented students by watching our Homecoming 2020 playlist.

 

Click through the videos linked below, or stream the whole Homecoming Playlist on Youtube!

“Red & Blue” – The Penn Glee Club

Although we cannot all be together in person this semester, the Penn Glee Club has continued to make music virtually!

Lady Gaga Medley – Keynotes A Cappella

An original medley with twelve of Lady Gaga’s top hits! Every Keynotes member had a solo for this feature, and it was their favorite song to perform in Fall 2019. Arranged by Brian Akins (C’21)

“Bleeding Love” (Leona Lewis) – The Penny Loafers

Recorded from 14 different quarantine bases across the country, here is the Penny Loafers’ cover of Leona Lewis’s hit, Bleeding Love. Solo by Kerry O’Neil, Arrangement by Brian McGrath.

A Preview of “Top of the World” from Tuck Everlasting – Penn Players

Check out this audio from Penn Players’ upcoming production of Tuck Everlasting. This is Players’ first ever all virtual musical! Originally debuted during FamPAN in fall 2020, this preview features the song “Top of the World,” accompanied by a slideshow of photos of Players past and present.

“Get Busy” (Sean Paul) – The Penn Glee Club Band

The Penn Glee Club Band performed “Get Busy” in Hong Kong on the summer 2019 “Cities That Never Sleep Tour,” including concerts in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Macau, Taipei, and Tokyo. The 15-day trip involved 43 club members: the all-male choral group, the co-ed band, and technical staff.

“Into You” (Ariana Grande) – The Penny Loafers

Remote rehearsal? Remote recording? Can’t stop us. Here’s the Penny Loafers’ cover of Ariana Grande’s “Into You.” Solos by Austin Maguire, Sadie Butcher, Dana Lane, Drew Korn, and Charnae McCoy. Arranged by Brian McGrath. Recorded, edited, mixed, and delivered to you by the Penny Loafers.

“Come Sail Away” – The Penn Glee Club

The Penn Glee Club performed “Come Sail Away: in their fall 2019 show! This joint production number with singers and band was arranged and choreographed by club members, and was a fan favorite.

What Off The Beat Means to Us – Off The Beat

Hear about the incredible family and musical legacy that Off The Beat has to offer, and watch members get sentimental about what this incredible group means to each of them.

“Push It” / “Drink A Highball” / “Timber” / “Red & Blue” – Penn Band

Even though we can’t meet in person, the Penn Band has recently been staying busy with music recordings and virtual social events!

“Lovely” (Billie Eilish & Khalid) – Off The Beat

Feeling angsty with Off The Beat’s version of “Lovely” from fall 2019 (Soloists: Lily Sherwood & Ryan McLaughlin)

Album Preview of “Jason’s Song” (Ariana Grande) – Off The Beat

See how members of Off The Beat celebrated the release of their latest album, “Dealer’s Choice,” during quarantine with this virtual singalong! Soloist: Landry Krebs

“still feel.” (half•alive) – Keynotes A Cappella

Featuring Jake Milner (W’21), arranged by dynamic arranging duo Jake and Bake: Jake Milner (W’21) and Brian Akins (C’21).

A Preview of “The Wheel” from Tuck Everlasting – Penn Players

This preview for Players’ fall 2020 production features the song “The Wheel,” accompanied by clips from the rehearsal and filming process.

“Writing’s on the Wall” (Sam Smith) – Keynotes A Cappella

Featuring Xiang Flowers (N’21), arranged by Bill Gao (C, W’22).

“Fallingwater” (Maggie Rogers) – The Penny Loafers

Here is the Penny Loafers’ cover of Maggie Rogers’ “Fallingwater” from their winter 2019 concert! Arranged by Brian McGrath.

 




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