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Senator-singer to be featured at high school benefit concert

Sen. Cherie Buckner-Webb, D-Boise, a noted jazz singer, will headline this year’s annual Boise High Chamber Orchestra benefit concert this Friday, singing with longtime BSU professor of piano Del Parkinson, a recipient of the Idaho Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts, and the Boise High Chamber Orchestra. The program promises “from Mozart to Gershwin, there will be a little something for everyone;” the concert starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Boise High School auditorium. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students, teachers or seniors; they’re available online here or at the door. The concert will raise funds for the students in the orchestra to travel and perform in Europe.

Buckner-Webb is the chair of the Senate minority caucus.

Betsy Z. Russell
Betsy Z. Russell joined The Spokesman-Review in 1991. She currently is a reporter in the Boise Bureau covering Idaho state government and politics, and other news from Idaho's state capital.

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