Miguel Graham

Born:                 June 30,1945
Died:                 June 20, 1992

Turtle Years:   1980-1991
Section:            Baritone

A Turtle’s Tribute:

A Turtle’s History

Miguel first performed with the Chorale in October 1980 at Caruth Auditorium, Southern Methodist University. He sang with the Chorale through October 1991. During this time he was featured in the following productions.

THE MUSIC OF AMERICA – July 1982 – sang a Texas Medley with a Septet

WINTERSONG – December 1982 – sang “God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen” and “I Saw Three Ships” in the three Carols for Male Voices section as solos

SING GLORIA – November 1983 – sang “Satin Doll”, “Java Jive”, “Dream”, “Georgia On My Mind” and “Save the Bones for Henry Jones” as a member of the Turtle Creek Jazz

SING WE NOWELL – December 1983 – sang “I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day” as a solo

A SONG IN THE NIGHT – March 1984 – sang “It Don’t Mean A Thing”, “Red Top”, “He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother”, “In The Wee Small Hours of the Morning” and “Small Fry” as a member of the Turtle Creek Jazz group

OF THEE WE SING – June 1984 – sang “Gloria” as part of a Trio

TUX DELUX – October 1984 – sang “Aura Lee” as a solo

TEXAS COUNTDOWN…150 – June 1985 – sang the Texas Medley with the Small Group

BRAVO! – September 1985 – Sang “O Fillii et Filiae”, “Holy” & “Echo Song” with the Turtle Creek Jazz

INTERMEZZO – March 1986 – sang “Georgia On My Mind” as a Duet and sang “Georgia On My Mind” with the Turtle Creek Jazz

POPS ‘86 – June 1986 – sang “Sondheim!” as part of a Trio and sang “Sincerely” with the Turtle Creek Jazz

POPS ‘87 – June 1987 – sang “Rio” in the South American Medley as part of an Octet

CHRISTMAS – WRAP IT UP – December 1987 – sang a Carol Medley as a solo

TWELVE DAYS AND COUNTING – December 1988 – sang “Silent Night” as a solo

He also served as the Librarian in the 3rd Chorale season and Baritone section leader in the 9th, 10th & 11th seasons.

Miguel passed away on June 20, 1992.

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