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FMU's Cut Time show choir performs on cruise ship

FLORENCE, S.C. – Cut Time, Francis Marion University’s show choir, participated in “Music Festival’s 2003 Bahamas Cruise,” April 3-6. The group sailed on Royal Caribbean’s Sovereign of the Seas, departing from Fort Canaveral, Fla.

Cut Time, made up of 11 students, performed three selections for adjudicators and received an overall “Superior” rating. Group members Joey Webster of Dillon and Chrissy Weatherford of Pamplico were named “Outstanding Soloists.”

The trip was made possible through a grant from the Florence Regional Arts Alliance.

 Cut Time is under the direction of Sue Orr, an FMU professor of music and director of the choral program. Mikey Tabakian of Florence is the group’s choreographer.

Members of Cut Time, by hometown, are:

South Carolina

Aynor: Matt Brown

Columbia: Matt Blatnik

Dillon: Joey Webster

Marion: Ginger Hite

Myrtle Beach: Erin Carter

Pamplico: Chrissy Weatherford

Summerville: Joey Sorrow

Sumter: Erin Flury

Walterboro: Leslie Thomas


Elkton, Md.: Amy Chaplin

Medina, Ohio: Josh Dixon

#138 / 4-8-03

Last Published: February 13, 2006 11:48 AM
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