Concert for the Cure Upcoming at Walter Reed Middle School
North Hollywood Concert to Benefit Cancer Research
North Hollywood, California, Feb. 5, 2013----Walter Reed Middle School today announced that the 5th Concert for the Cure will take place at the school on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 2pm. Receipts from the concert of contemporary and popular music will benefit Children’s Cancer Research and Breast Cancer Research. Music performed will range from the Beatles to barbershop and contemporary music.
Performers for the concert will include the Walter Reed Glee Club, Concert Choir, Advanced Choir, and the Barbershop Chorus. In addition, renowned amateur and professional singers are also scheduled to perform, including the Verdugo Hills Showtime Chorus, VHSQ, Chip & Taylor Puskar, Keshan Huang, Alissa Goretsky, Stephen & Aidan McDonough, Hot Topic, Kate Farwell, the Offtracks Band, and Broadway Star Susan E. Martin. In all, sixteen acts will entertain you for an exiting three hour show.
“We are delighted to present these dynamic student and adult performers,” said Janice Kueppers, teacher of music at Walter Reed and event organizer. “What better way to use our talent than by putting on a benefit for such worthy charities? My goal is to contribute to finding a cure for cancer in my students’ lifetimes.”
Master of Ceremonies will be Chip Puskar, a film and television star who has appeared in Whose Line Is It Anyway?, ER, The Office and Big Love and currently on ABC’s Nashville portraying Deacon Claybourne. The show is produced by Bill Kueppers.
The event will also include a silent auction and bake sale, all of which will benefit the designated charities. Ticket holders will also have the opportunity to recognize loved ones with special “In Honor Of” and “In Memory Of” lists that will be displayed that day.
Tickets will be available the day of the show at the auditorium of Walter Reed Middle School, 4525 Irvine Avenue, North Hollywood, CA 91602, 818-487-7600. Tickets are $20 for adults $10 for children and seniors. Doors open at 1:00pm.