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Upcoming Performances



November 29, 2016
Tuesday AM

(SitNews) Ketchikan, Alaska - The annual Sam Pitcher Memorial Scholarship Concert and the Ketchikan Community Concert Band both have performance events scheduled for this week.

The annual Sam Pitcher Memorial Scholarship Concert will take place on Wednesday, November 30th at 7 PM in the Ketchikan High School Auditorium and will feature Windjammers, Schoenbar Jazz Band, Scattered Sunshine Trombone Choir and the Kayhi Jazz Band. Kayhi will perform “Mack the Knife”, Lennon/McCartney’s “Yesterday”, “Stray Cat Strut”, and “Blue Mambo”.

The Scattered Sunshine Trombone Choir, with special guests Judi Green on piano and Kim Kleinschmidt on drums, will present “Eli’s Comin’”, Morten Lauridsen’s “Dirait-on” and “I Heard it Through the Grapevine”. Next, the Schoenbar Jazz Band directed by Jamie Karlson will play “Zoot Suit Riot”, “Caravan”, and “Final Countdown”.

The Windjammers will offer an arrangement of “Bye, Bye Blackbird”, “Norwegian Wood”, “Celtic Aire”, and others, with “Too Darn Hot” to include the Schoenbar Jazz Band.

Donations will be accepted at the door for the scholarship fund, which helps young musicians attend summer music camps. Sixty scholarships have been awarded since 2004.

Later this week, the Ketchikan Community Concert Band, conducted by Roy McPherson, will present a festive holiday concert at the Plaza Mall at 1 PM on Saturday, December 3rd. Many unique arrangements of favorite carols, featuring a variety of instruments in the band will be presented at the performance, which will last about one hour. The concert is free to the public.



Editing by Mary Kauffman, SitNews




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