Rotary hosts concert
Waupaca event slated for July 13
Rotary Club of will hold its annual “Waupaca’s Own Summer Benefit Concert,” Saturday, July 13, at the Waupaca High School.
The lobby opens at 6 p.m. for the 7 p.m. concert.
The performance brings together a blend of musical styles from Broadway to pop.
Admission is open to the general public, and the cost is a free will donation.
Cash or checks are acceptable; checks made out to WACF are 100 percent tax deductible.
Songs include an ensemble performance of “Opening Up,” “Out There” with Eric Conner, “Someone to Watch Over Me” with Anna Lussier, “Crazy Little Thing” with John Hammond, “Letting You Go” with Carmen Riebel, “Evermore” with Isaac Baumgart, “Bill Bailey” with Kelly Hackett, “Secret of Happiness” with Emma Kelley, “You Can Always Count on Me” with Brayden Kendziora, “C’est Moi” with Frater Johnathan Turba, and “Hit Me With a Hot Note” with Kathy Alan.
After intermission: “From Now On” with the full ensemble, “The Candy Man” with Joshua Barnett, “Ten Minutes Ago/The Next 10 Minutes” with Connor and Kelley, “Stranger to the Rain” with Anna, “Baby It’s Cold Outside” with Kathy and John, “Burn” with Brayden, “I’ll Jump” with Johnathan, “Temptation” with Riebel, “If You Hadn’t But You Did” with Hackett, “I Don’t Do Sadness” with Baumgart, “Fix You” with Kira Morrissey, and finishing the evening is “You Can’t Stop the Beat” with the full ensemble.
Instrumentalists for the concert are Wanda Eikenbary, Eric Hendrickson, John Kelley and Don Smith.
The Summer Benefit Concert raises funds for the Waupaca High School Vocal Music Department and the Rotary Club.
A donation to the music department is earmarked out of the proceeds and additional funds go toward Rotary projects in the community including educational grants for projects submitted by Waupaca teachers, Service Beyond Self awards in the middle school, and Rotary’s Youth Exchange Program.
Pre-concert entertainment is provided by local artists in the lobby each year. Refreshments are sold in the lobby during intermission by Waupaca High School student organizations.