Arianne Abela '10 M.M. conducts The 3Penny Chorus and Orchestra performing "Call Me Maybe" (the hit tune by Carly Rae Jepsen), orchestrated and arranged by Abela and Colin Britt '10 M.M., both of whom studied at the Yale Institute of Sacred Music. Recorded Sept. 3, 2012 in Hendrie Hall.
3Penny Chorus and Orchestra — a Yale-affiliated group that achieved Internet stardom for its classical arrangement of Carly Rae Jepson’s pop song “Call Me Maybe” — will be among the groups featured on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” tonight (Aug. 13).
The live performance, which begins at 9 p.m., will take place at Radio City Music Hall in New York City and feature a total of 12 hopefuls, all vying for a chance to advance to the finals.
Originally posted in 2012, the video (above) of the Yale group’s rendition of “Call Me Maybe” went viral, earning 3Penny Chorus and Orchestra an appearance on “The Tonight Show.”