LOCAL CONCERT BAND HOSTING BENEFIT CONCERT FOR UKRAINE, Napanee Today, Aug 15, 2022

By Emily Chatwood

 

The Hastings County Summer Concert Band is getting ready for a Ukraine Independence Day benefit concert.

We spoke with John Monachan, the bands director of music, who told us about this new band.

The concert will feature a special guest vocalist, Julia Moore, who will be performing the Ukrainian national anthem in Ukrainian. The band will be performing a dramatic arrangement of Broadway music by Andrew Lloyd Webber including Phantom, Cats, Super Star and more, as well as music from Abba, Star Wars, The Beatles and much more.

There will also be a silent auction featuring something for everybody.

Monachan told us about where funds will be going to support.

The show will be taking place Wednesday August 24th at 7pm at the Stirling Festival Theatre. Tickets are available online at StirlingFestivalTheatre.com/tickets.