Classical concert raises money for music program
October 26, 2017
A group of local musicians banded together to raise funds for the school music program, performing at the elementary school last Thursday evening.
Dubbing themselves the Wrangell Bear-oque Players – a portmanteau of bear and baroque, referencing past appearances together at Bearfest and the musical style – the ensemble was actually divided into two groups for the evening. A woodwind and strings set performed pieces of classical music, while a brass quintet played jazz.
The evening was organized by Mike and Mary Kurth, former teachers who have returned to Wrangell after a stint in Ketchi...