Old Dominion Celebrates Women through Music
The month of March marks the twenty-sixth anniversary of Women’s History month. A time dedicated to celebrate the legacy our mothers and grandmothers have left for us, the Women’s Center and Sigma Alpha Iota collaborated to host special event, “A Celebration of Women in Music.”The event, which took place on the evening of March 20 in the Diehn’s Chandler Recital Hall, showcased the talents of fellow Old Dominion students through seven acts, bringing recognition to the achievements of women throughout the world through music.The performance of “Pan in Canon” by the Gamma Zeta Roses, who also performed the second tune, “Whistle Song,” was originally composed by the Beta Chapter, SAI. This performance opened the event followed by pop song “You Belong With Me” by Taylor Swift, performed by ODU students Miles Aylward, Taylor Joson, Alex Hinners and Mikey Pishnock.“It started out as just women performing, but now they’ve incorporated some guys performing women’s songs,” said public relations and marketing coordinator of the Women’s Center, Gretchen Edwards-Bodmer.A rendition of the popular song, “Like A Star,” Grammy nominated hit, originally sung by British songstress Corinne Bailey Rae, was performed by the Iota Tau Chapter. For this performance, all member of SAI were invited on stage to bring the event to a close.