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Lindbergh band raises $1,800 during Musicthon to benefit childhood cancer research

Posted on Monday, April 24, 2017 at 12:28 pm

The Lindbergh High School Woodwind Choir kicked off the fourth annual 36-hour LHS Musicthon on April 7. The event raised $1,800 for childhood cancer research.


Lindbergh High School band members raised $1,800 for childhood cancer research during the fourth annual 36-hour LHS Musicthon, April 7-8. To date, the event has raised $11,800 for Alex’s Lemonade Stand, all in honor of a young band buddy who passed away in 2014 following a brave battle with cancer.
Bands, choirs, small group and individual performers filed 72 half-hour slots last Friday and Saturday, playing music for students and community members.
“The Musicthon’s goal is to empower young people to get involved and make an impact on the lives of children with cancer,” said band president and senior Tristen Wilbers. “This year our goal was to make the Musicthon even better by placing a bigger emphasis on young musicians and their talents that sometimes go unnoticed, in order to raise awareness for this great cause.”

Members of the Lindbergh High School Drumline entertained students at lunchtime during the36-hour LHS Musicthon on April 7. The event raised $1,800 for childhood cancer research.