Songfest returned to campus April 1 for a recorded show in Elkins Auditorium, followed by free food at food trucks and student karaoke. Songfest has been a long-standing tradition for the Pepperdine community.
Songfest 2017: All Aboard! Songfest is Pepperdine’s longest-standing tradition. This mini-musical variety show has been a meaningful and enriching experience for alumni, students, faculty, and staff. Each year, students have the opportunity to create an original show centered around a theme. Students spend weeks rehearsing to present their show to the Pepperdine community. During rehearsal […]
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Image Courtesy of Karina Valenzuela One of Pepperdine’s longest-running traditions, Songfest, will debut its 47th annual spring performance Wednesday through Saturday in Smothers Theatre. This year’s Songfest theme is “California Calling,” referring to the different cultural aspects and history of California. First-time Songfest performer junior and Maya McDowell wrote in an email that this year’s […]
Graphic by Nate Barton Songfest might be over this year, but some students are already looking ahead to next year. Students should participate in Songfest; even if they aren’t willing it commit to late night practices, they can engage in the Pepperdine tradition by being a part of the audition. Songfest is an amazing tradition […]