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Published: Monday, 7/1/2013

Concert to benefit ill Lourdes' violin instructor


The musical community of greater Toledo will gather to host a benefit for Sue Sgro, a long-time studio teacher of violin, viola, and piano and well-known in the area as a performer. 

The Lourdes violin instructor has not been able to continue sharing her musical talent through teaching and performing because of her health issues. Donations will be accepted to assist with her medical expenses.

The event is at 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 14, at Church of St. Andrew United Methodist, 3620 Heatherdowns Blvd. in Toledo. A reception will follow.

Performers include many prominent area musicians and teachers including:

Alice Neff Petersen, violin & Norma Kelling, piano

The Moody Flutes (Bonnie Ward and others)

Strings of Choice (Alice Petersen and others)

Bonnie Rowe, oboe & Gladys Rudolph, piano

Norma Kelling, organ

Kathy Price and Student, piano four hands

Karen T. Biscay, voice & Theresa Linares, piano

Theresa Linares, piano

Donald Jackson, recorder & Sandy Kellogg, piano

Gwen Senerius, voice & Denise Mathias, piano

Barbara Harris, piano

Vocal Quartet (Gwen Senerius, Ed Bloedow, Michael and Karen Biscay)

Sasha Meade, voice & Olga Topuzova-Meade, piano

Ed Bloedow, oboe & Olga Topuzova-Meade, piano

Olga Topuzova-Meade, piano

For more information, contact Karen T. Biscay at 419-824-3772 or

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