The Chorale’s trip to the inauguration in pictures Follow the Chorale with this inside look at the trip to our nation’s capital for #Inauguration2017. January 18, 2017 by Kevin AgeeFollow the Chorale with this inside look at the trip to our nation’s capital for #Inauguration2017. The Chorale gets ready to leave Springfield for Washington, D.C. Jan. 18, 2017. Chorale members wear their new official inauguration outfits for the first time Jan. 19 to their rehearsal. Alumna Susan LaBarr, ’04 and ’07, demonstrates for Chorale members how to wear their new scarves. Men were asked to wear Dutch knots, and women were asked to wear French knots. Chorale members model the official Missouri State tartan scarf they will wear at the ceremony. The nation’s capital looks pretty good after dark. The Chorale practices in a holding room in the Russell Senate building. This is where they will wait to be called to the inauguration stage. Dr. Cameron LaBarr leads the Chorale at practices. The Chorale poses for a lifetime memory. Dr. Cameron LaBarr leads the Chorale at rehearsal on the inauguration platform. Dr. Cameron LaBarr leads the Chorale at rehearsal on the inauguration platform. A look at the U.S. Capitol, the site of the presidential inauguration. This is the view the Chorale will have on inauguration day. Sen. Roy Blunt met up with the Chorale at their practice event Thursday held on the inauguration stage. The Chorale poses for a group photo in front of the U.S. Capitol. After rehearsal, the Chorale saw where the nation’s laws are made. Two members of The Chorale hold up their tickets for the 58th Presidential Inauguration. On stage and braving a light drizzle Members of The Chorale take photos just before the ceremony starts. The Chorale performed “Now We Belong,” an original work by poet Michael Dennis Browne and composer John Wykoff.