Might As Well Be Swing
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Shirley Andress
SHIRLEY ANDRESS is a homegrown Eugene gal! In fact, she started her musical career as a student at Pleasant Hill High School. She received her degree in Music Education from the University of Oregon and teaches voice out her own private studio. Shirley has appeared with numerous arts groups in Eugene and surrounding areas including LCC, VLT, EFMT, Eugene Concert Choir, Radio Redux, Lakewood Theater and Oregon Cabaret Theater in Ashland. She performs, most extensively, with The Shedd Institute. She is a founding member, lead vocalist and regular guest artistic director for the Emerald City Jazz Kings. She is the creator of The Shedd’s annual Christmas concert, has been a frequent vocalist with the Oregon Festival of American Music since 1996 performing with Dick Hyman, Ken Peplowski and Jesse Cloninger, and has played leading roles in Shedd Theatricals since 2002–next season she will be featured in its productions of Annie (Grace) and She Loves Me (Amalia). In addition to the Christmas show, Shirley has created numberous other special projects with The Shedd Institute over the years, including tributes to Judy Garland, Peggy Lee and Barbra Streisand.
2000
Aug 3OFAM 2000Americans in ParisSilva
2001
Aug 2OFAM 2001On the 20th CenturySilva
Aug 9OFAM 2001Super Chief - Dance
Oct 20-28JK 2001-02Swingin' the Blues
2002
Feb 8-24JK 2001-02We're In the Money
May 9-19JK 2001-02Hit That Jive, Jack
Aug 1OFAM 2002'S Wonderful!Silva
Aug 3-7OFAM 2002Crazy for You!Silva
Aug 10OFAM 2002Rhapsody In Blue
2003
Aug 8-15OFAM 2003Guys and DollsSilva
Aug 9OFAM 2003Anything GoesJaqua
Aug 16OFAM 2003Fine and DandyJaqua
Oct 16-25JK 2003-04It's The Girls!
2004
Feb 6-15JK 2003-04Sentimental Journey
May 7-16JK 2003-04Hooray for Hollywood!
Aug 5OFAM 2004The Fabulous FiftiesSilva
Aug 6-13OFAM 2004My Fair LadySilva
2005
Aug 4OFAM 2005All of YouSilva
Aug 5OFAM 2005Now You Has JazzJaqua
Aug 6OFAM 2005Kiss Me KateJaqua
Aug 10OFAM 2005Let's Do It!Jaqua
Aug 12OFAM 2005You're SensationalJaqua
Aug 13OFAM 2005All Through The Night
2006
Aug 3OFAM 2006Cheek To CheekSilva
Aug 5-11OFAM 2006Annie Get Your GunSilva
Aug 12OFAM 2006Say It With MusicSilva
Oct 12-21JK 2006-07A Fine Romance
Nov 30JK 2006-07Baby, It's Cold OutsideJaqua
2007
Feb 3-18JK 2006-07Swinging On A Star
May 10-19JK 2006-07Get Happy!
Aug 1OFAM 2007Where Or WhenSilva
Aug 3-10OFAM 2007South PacificSilva
Aug 9OFAM 2007The Garrick GaietiesJaqua
Aug 11OFAM 2007Something WonderfulSilva
Nov 30-Dec 9JK 2007-08Mistletoe and Holly
2008
Jan 31-Feb 8JK 2007-08Well, Git It!
May 1-11JK 2007-08Blowin' Up A Storm!
Jul 31OFAM 2008Beyond The RainbowJaqua
Aug 2OFAM 2008We're In The MoneyJaqua
Aug 6OFAM 2008From Bing To Bobby SoxJaqua
Aug 7OFAM 2008Star DustJaqua
Aug 9OFAM 2008Stage Door CanteenSilva
Oct 16-24JK 2008-09It's A Great Feeling!
Dec 4-7JK 2008-09Home For The Holidays
2009
Feb 12-19JK 2008-09The Gang's All Here!
Apr 30-May 10JK 2008-09Hold That Ghost!
Jul 31-Aug 9ST 2009Oklahoma!Silva
Aug 5OFAM 2009Fred & GingerJaqua
Oct 15-23JK 2009-10That Old Black Magic
Dec 4-13ST 2009White ChristmasJaqua
Dec 4-6JK 2009-10Yule Be Swinging!
2010
Jan 29-Feb 7JK 2009-10Heart and Soul
Apr 30-May 9JK 2009-10'S Wonderful
Jul 28OFAM 2010Swingin' The DreamJaqua
Jul 30-Aug 6ST 2010Kiss Me, KateSilva
Aug 7OFAM 2010I Could Write A BookSilva
Oct 22-31JK 2010-11Time After Time
Dec 3-19ST 2010White ChristmasJaqua
2011
Jan 21-23SP 2010-11New World, New DirectionsJaqua
Mar 31-Apr 8JK 2010-11Side By Side
May 6-15JK 2010-11Coast To Coast
Aug 3OFAM 2011My Heart Stood StillJaqua
Oct 13-21JK 2011-12Jukebox Saturday Night
Dec 2-18ST 2011The Sound of MusicJaqua
Dec 8-11JK 2011-12Yule Be SwingingJaqua
2012
Mar 8-18JK 2011-12Here Come The Blondes
Apr 19JK 2011-12Here Come The BlondesAustin
Aug 4-12ST 2012The King And ISilva
Aug 7OFAM 2012A Moveable FeastJaqua
Aug 9OFAM 2012Let's MisbehaveJaqua
Nov 1-4SP 2012-13Shirley Andress: When The Sun Comes OutJaqua
Dec 6-13JK 2012-13Let it Snow
2013
Feb 7-15JK 2012-13Flying Home
Apr 5-7SP 2012-13Evynne Hollens: The Contemporary Songbook ProjectJaqua
May 9-17JK 2012-13You Made Me Love You
Aug 2-11ST 2013The Music ManSilva
Aug 6OFAM 2013Boogie Woogie Bugle BoyJaqua
Oct 10-19JK 2013-14At The Jazz Band Ball
Dec 12-18JK 2013-14Button Up Your Overcoat
2014
Feb 13-22JK 2013-14Give Me A Song
May 2-11JK 2013-14Bésame Mucho
Aug 5OFAM 2014Flying HomeJaqua
Aug 6OFAM 2014Some Like It HotJaqua
Aug 7OFAM 2014Over The RainbowJaqua
Oct 9-12JK 2014-15Come Fly With Me
Dec 11-17JK 2014-15Let Your Heart Be Light
2015
Feb 6-15JK 2014-15Avalon
Apr 17-19SP 2014-15How Lovely To Be A WomanJaqua
May 7-10JK 2014-15Why Don't You Do Right?
May 30-31SP 2014-15Hear My SongJaqua
Aug 11OFAM 2015Rhapsody In BlueJaqua
Aug 12OFAM 2015SwaneeJaqua
Aug 14OFAM 2015Creole Love CallJaqua
Aug 15OFAM 2015Let's MisbehaveJaqua
Sep 20-Oct 4ST 2015Mary PoppinsJaqua
Dec 10-17JK 2015-16Swinging On A Star
2016
Jan 29-Feb 7JK 2015-16In The Mood
Apr 21-29JK 2015-16Sentimental Journey
May 19-22SP 2015-16Fever: Remember Peggy LeeJaqua
Aug 9OFAM 2016I'll Be Seeing YouJaqua
Aug 10OFAM 2016Groovin' HighJaqua
Aug 11OFAM 2016Somewhere In The South PacificJaqua
Aug 13OFAM 2016SkylarkJaqua
Aug 13OFAM 2016Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the PositiveJaqua
Dec 2-18ST 2016Annie Get Your GunJaqua
2017
Feb 9-12JK 2016-17Clarinet Marmalade
Jun 16-25ST 2017GypsyJaqua
Aug 2OFAM 2017I Let A Song Go Out Of My HeartJaqua
Aug 4OFAM 2017They All LaughedJaqua
Aug 5OFAM 2017All The Things You AreJaqua
Aug 8OFAM 2017Heat WaveJaqua
Aug 11OFAM 2017They All LaughedJaqua
Aug 12OFAM 2017That Old Black MagicJaqua
Dec 6-13JK 2017-18An Old-Fashioned Christmas
2018
Feb 1-11JK 2017-18A Pocketful Of Dreams
Apr 27-28SP 2017-18Evynne Hollens: Real BroadwayJaqua
May 4-13JK 2017-18You Asked For It!
Jul 20-29ST 2018Guys And DollsJaqua
Oct 11-14JK 2018-19In The Mood
Dec 6-12JK 2018-19Ring Those Bells
2019
Feb 7-10JK 2018-19Tonight You Belong To Me
Apr 12-14SP 2018-19Bon SoirJaqua
Jul 24OFAM 2019In The Age Of SwingJaqua
Jul 25OFAM 2019Chasing ShadowsJaqua
Jul 26OFAM 2019Benny!Jaqua
Jul 27OFAM 2019Moonlight SerenadeJaqua
Aug 1OFAM 2019Chasing ShadowsJaqua
Aug 3OFAM 2019Moonlight SerenadeJaqua
Aug 3OFAM 2019Benny!Jaqua
Sep 13-29ST 2019AnnieJaqua
Dec 6-22ST 2019She Loves MeJaqua
2020
Feb 6-9JK 2019-20It's All Right With Me
Feb 29-Mar 1SP 2019-20Shirley Andress: My Name Is Barbra
Dec 10-16JK 2020-21All Is Bright
2021
Apr 30-May 9JK 2020-21What Will Be Will Be
Jul 21OFAM 2021Setting The ScoreJaqua
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