Artists Tracy Garrett, Candace Hagan, Vanessa Hebrank, Michael Lindeman, Margo Strothmann and Dr. Phillip Todd Westgate return in concert at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13, at Kent Memorial Lutheran Church in Sunrise Beach for the 10th annual Evening With the Classics.

Artists Tracy Garrett, Candace Hagan, Vanessa Hebrank, Michael Lindeman, Margo Strothmann and Dr. Phillip Todd Westgate return in concert at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13, at Kent Memorial Lutheran Church in Sunrise Beach for the 10th annual Evening With the Classics.

The “anything goes” concert will benefit Medical Missions for Christ, King's Academy of Christ the King Lutheran Church and the Kent Memorial Lutheran Church music program. The musicians will perform some of the world’s most well known classics and a tribute to the Armed Forces.

A reception will follow the performance. An exhibit of the works of local artists will be on display.

The Artists

Tracy Garrett holds degrees in flute performance with post-graduate study in vocal performance. An award-winning romance author, Garrett is director of music at Kent Memorial Lutheran Church, assistant conductor of the Greater Lake Area Chorale and a member of LakeNotes.

Candace (Moser) Hagan has degrees from Texas Tech University and Webster University. For 16 seasons she sang with Dallas Opera and has performed with St. Louis Opera Theater, St. Louis Muny Opera, Garland Summer Musicals, Plano Repertory Theater and theaters in Dallas and St. Louis. She taught early childhood music for over 28 years and was a private voice and piano teacher.

Vanessa Hebrank began singing at age 3 and never stopped. She is the soloist for Lake Jazz Band, a member of the Greater Lake Area Chorale, LakeNotes and Kent Memorial Lutheran Church, where she is a soloist, choir member and liturgist. She is a member of Kent Klowns.

Michael Lindeman, retired associate professor of music at Central Methodist University, has served as adjunct instructor at the Lake campus of Columbia College and State Fair Community College. He is director of the Greater Lake Area Chorale and teaches voice, piano and guitar.

Margo Strothmann began as a church musician at age 14. She had a private piano studio for 45 years and was a church organist for 52 years. A charter member of The Beethoven Society for Pianists, she was studio accompanist for Metropolitan Opera Bass Richard Best at Southern Illinois University, accompanied numerous performances of Handel’s Messiah and musical stage productions.

Phillip Todd Westgate, DMA, is professor of music at the University of Pikeville. Prior to this appointment he was on the faculties of Stillman College, Richland Community College and was an adjunct instructor at Southern Illinois University. A pianist and organist, Westgate began playing pipe organ for Mass at age 13.