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TCNJ Lion Strong Challenge

Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends of TCNJ are invited to participate in the #TCNJLionStrong Challenge. Show your TCNJ Pride by creating your own digital version/performance of TCNJ’s Alma Mater. The version can be all-vocal, all-instrumental, or mixed! You could record the entire Alma Mater or just an excerpt. The performance could be traditional or an entirely new arrangement of work. Upload your video to social media and include #TCNJLionStrong in your post. Tag @tcnj_artscomm and @tcnjofficial in your post.

Show your TCNJ Pride by creating your own digital version/performance of TCNJ’s Alma Mater. The version can be all-vocal, all-instrumental, or mixed! You could record the entire Alma Mater or just an excerpt. The performance could be traditional or an entirely new arrangement of work. Upload your video to social media and include #TCNJLionStrong in your post. Tag @tcnj_artscomm and @tcnjofficial in your post.

Background

Franklin GrapelFranklin Grapel ’33, who wrote the College’s Alma Mater, explained how the song came to be in the article, “A few thoughts regarding our Alma Mater,” which was published in TCNJ Magazine in 2001. Read more.

 

 

Inspiration

Read: Social distancing can’t dampen school spirit

Watch: TCNJ Virtual Alma Mater Project and Student Testimonial

Sheet Music

Piano and Voice

Choral version

Full Ensemble Version

 

Questions

Dr. Eric Laprade
Assistant Professor of Music & Director of Bands
The College of New Jersey
lapradee@tcnj.edu

Contact

School of the Arts and Communication
Interactive Multimedia Building
The College of New Jersey
P.O. Box 7718
2000 Pennington Rd.
Ewing, NJ 08628

609.771.2278

arts@tcnj.edu

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