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Trinity Lutheran Welcomes Annual Fundraiser

Dinner by Blackmon's Catering and music by a special LCCO ensemble were the headliners for Winter Interlude 2024 hosted by Trinity Lutheran Church in Sanford on Jan. 22.


LCCO's ensemble performed a special program.

Nearly 80 tickets for the annual fundraising event were sold through the orchestra's website and by members of the LCCO Board of Directors.


Funds raised contribute towards ongoing operational costs including professional leadership, acquisition of music rights, performance space rental and more.


The LCCO ensemble featured Kim Whitney (violin), Tamara Lewis (piano), Lauren Winkens (clarinet), Elisabeth Crandall (cello) and Kayla Brockhoff (flute). The evening's program:


Amazing Grace by Duane Funderburk

Waltz No. 2 from “Suite for Variety Orchestra” by Dimitri Shostakovich, arr. Diego Marani

Nocturne by Barbara Benary

Musicians: Kim Whitney, violin; Tamara Lewis, piano

Arrival of the Queen of Sheba from “Solomon” by Georg Frideric Handel, arr. A. L. Christopherson

Musicians: Kayla Brockhoff, flute; Kim Whitney, violin; Lauren Winkens, clarinet; Tamara Lewis, piano

Piano Trio in B-flat major, Op. 11 (Adagio) by Ludwig van Beethoven, arr. M. Kamada

Salut d’Amour by Edward Elgar, arr. John A. Dempsey

Musicians: Kim Whitney, violin; Lauren Winkens, clarinet; Tamara Lewis, piano

Ode to Piazolla from Musescapes by Adrienne Albert

Musicians: Kim Whitney, violin; Elisabeth Crandall, cello; Tamara Lewis, piano


Thanks to Trinity Lutheran for hosting the event!

The Lee County Community Orchestra is a non-profit, volunteer ensemble performing free concerts of classical and popular music for Sanford, NC, and the surrounding area.


This project is supported by a grant from the Grassroots Arts Program, made possible by individual contributions to The Lee County Arts Council and funding by the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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