Benefit Concert for Latham Music Department Held

Latham Music Director Ginger Moore, right, reacts after receiving a donation for the Latham Music Department of $2,002 presented by California Tri-M Music Program President Tabatha Hoback, left.

Latham Music Director Ginger Moore, right, reacts after receiving a donation for the Latham Music Department of $2,002 presented by California Tri-M Music Program President Tabatha Hoback, left. Photo by John Inman.

Several music groups including the California Kids music group of fourth and fifth graders; California Music Connection of sixth graders; California Pinto Express of seventh and eighth graders; Latham Musical Braves of Latham students; California Sounds of Joy and Sapphire Singers of high school students came together to sing at the Benefit Concert for the Latham Music Department held Thursday, May 12, at the California High School Performing Arts Auditorium. Erin VanDieren performed "The Cat and the Mouse" as the Piano Prelude to the concert.

At the end the elementary and middle school groups came together to sing "We Believe in Music. Money raised from selling tickets and dvd's of the performance all went to the Latham Music Department. After the concert Latham Music Director Ginger Moore, former California School music director, received an additional donation of $2,002 presented by California Tri-M Music Program President Tabatha Hoback. For those wishing to purchase copies of the performance, they can email or contact Michele Bilyeu at 573-796-4911.

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A Combined Choir of The Musical Braves, California Kids, Music Connection and Pinto Express sing "We Believe in Music" to close out the Benefit Concert for the Latham Music Department held Thursday, May 12, at the California High School Performing Arts Auditorium.

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