The North Platte Community College music department will present a “Musical Luau” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 3, (tonight) at the McDonald-Belton Theater on the South Campus of the college.
Those who attend are encouraged to wear Hawaiian attire. Hawaiian leis will be available to purchase for $1 each. All proceeds will go to the music department.
The concert will feature the college choir and jazz combo. The choir, directed by Elizabeth Peters with Gayle Lawson as accompanist, will perform selections including, “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” in the style of Hawaiian singer Israel Kamakawiwo’ole; “Pure Imagination” from Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory; and several selections from the musical “South Pacific.”
The jazz combo, directed by Donna Pucket, will perform numbers such as “My Heart Will Go On” from the movie “Titanic,” “Blue Moon,” “God Bless the Child,” and “Killer Joe.”
Members of the NPCC choir are: Courtney Hallett of Bellevue; Sonie Kuhlman of Gothenburg; Bert Ogg of Madrid; Charles Kramer of Mullen; Mikayla Brauer, Layne Dowhower, Ellen Duggan-Bailey, Yentle Dyas, Kassie Goentzel, Jeremy Golden, Benjamin Hill, Amariah Hodgen, Hannah Hokanson, Jillian Hoover, Devon Lehman, Jacob McNeel, Stacia Nutter, Brittany Plock, Santana Polanco, Jeff Small, Dawn Tallmon, Nicolas Thayer, Shane Weatherly and Bart Weber of North Platte; Allison Jones of Ogallala; and Victoria Daly and Raelynn Foster of Sutherland.
Members of the NPCC jazz band are: Bert Ogg of Madrid; Mikayla Brauer, Dawn Donner, Erik Geilenkirchen, Hannah Hokanson, Jill Petersen and Zach Sanchez of North Platte; and Victoria Daly of Sutherland.