Basically Broadway Glee Club Concert

Barbara Brilliant

Course Description

"Basically Broadway Glee Club" presents their final preformance! Come see your fellow patrons as they perform songs from your favorite Broadway musicals. This concert is for  anyone who enjoys the delight of choral music.

About the Instructor

  • Barbara Brilliant was artist-in-residence for the City of Boston. She was the Artistic Director of Basically Broadway, a show chorus that included both community singers with no audition and professional leads. Presently she is Artistic Director of the Lifelong Learning in Retirement Glee Club at Regis College in Massachusetts. She is also the CEO of B’WAY Films. Barbara Brilliant won the coveted Peabody Award for the PBS Great Performances documentary for which she was both Creator and Executive Producer, Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy with host Joel Grey. She attended McGill Conservatory of Music with high distinction and graduated Boston College summa cum laude where she recently received the Distinguished Alumni award. Brilliant was both a musical theatre actress in Canada and the U.S., playing lead roles in shows such as Fiddler On the Roof , Bells are Ringing, Kiss Me Kate and Damn Yankees. She’s an award winning TV host, producer, public speaker, broadcast and print journalist and a member of the National Press Foundation.

    Willa Trevens, the accompanist, holds bachelor's degree in music and a master's degree in education from Boston University. She has accompanied many choral groups and solo artists.