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"Winter Interlude" returns to benefit orchestra

Updated: Feb 2, 2023

UPDATE: LCCO welcomed 80 guests to Winter Interlude 2023. Thanks to everyone who attended! LCCO harpist Joe Hanna's playlist featured:

  • Lai et Rotrouenge (Medieval Trouvere Melodies)

  • Greensleeves (Old English Folk)

  • Pastorale (Marcel Grandjany)

  • Walking in the Air (Howard Blake)

  • The Little Fountain (Samual Pratt)

  • Gymnopedie No 1 (Erik Satie)

  • Chanson dans la nuit (Carlos Salzedo)

We now turn our attention to LCCO's next set of FREE concerts for the community. Make plans to see "Ballet Masterworks" on March 11 and 12 at First Presbyterian Church in Sanford.


"Winter Interlude 2023," an evening of dining and music to benefit Lee County Community Orchestra, is scheduled for Monday, Jan. 23 at 6:00 pm at the Dennis Wicker Civic Center in Sanford. The annual fundraiser returns for the first time since 2019 due to the COVID -19 pandemic.

Winter Interlude is an annual fundraising event.

Tickets are $40 per person with a $20 tax-deductible benefit to the orchestra. There are three ways to purchase tickets:

1. Directly from any member of the LCCO Board of Directors. 2. Online with a credit card. 3. Email LCCO to reserve seats and then mail a check to LCCO (our mailing address).

LCCO will mail you your tickets after receiving your check. In case of snow, the make-up date will be Monday, Jan. 30.

"Winter Interlude 2023" is a proud collaboration between LCCO and the Central Carolina Culinary Institute. Chef Regina Minter, Department Chair for Culinary Arts & Hospitality at Central Carolina Community College, and her students will prepare the meal and serve it buffet style. Entertainment will be provided by LCCO harpist Joe Hanna.

Winter Interlude 2023 Menu:

  • Seasonal green salad with choice of balsamic vinaigrette or ranch dressing

  • Herb grilled chicken

  • Herb roasted beef

  • Stuffed portobello mushrooms

  • Roasted red bliss potatoes

  • Garlic green beans

  • Vegetable medley

  • Assorted desserts

  • Beverages (water, tea, coffee)

Please join us on Monday, Jan. 23 at 6:00 pm at the Civic Center! Your support helps to provide the orchestra with professional leadership, acquire music rights, rent performance space, and much more. Lee County Community Orchestra is a non-profit 501©(3) organization and every donation is tax-deductible.

LCCO harpist Joe Hanna performs at Winter Interlude 2023.

LCCO Music Director Vincent Povázsay welcomed guests to an evening of dining and music.


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