After last year’s success, the dynamic duo of Sherri LeHay Lasover and Tom Northam are returning for another exciting “Making Joyful Noise Concert” entitled: “Second Time Around.”
The concert will be at 7 p.m., Saturday, April 16 in the Worship Center at The Lake of the Woods Church.
Irene Robinson on piano with Charlie Bocook on percussion accompanies the couple. This year they also have a guest artist – “rock-n-roller” Bill Feterle.
Sherri is an entertainer, singer, and comedian who has performed throughout the United States, on cruise ships throughout the Caribbean and in Mexico. She has appeared on stage, screen, and television, in nightclubs and on radio. She has performed in a wide variety of venues including, The Today Show, The Homestead, The Greenbriar, the Mohican Lodge, the National Theatre and two appearances at the Kennedy Center where she performed a one-woman show. She has appeared with such notables as Jay Leno, Jim Belushi, Elizabeth Taylor, Norm Crosby, Carol Lawrence, Mikhail Baryshnikov, The Oakridge Boys, to name a few.
Tom began his career on radio at the age of nine and is now a veteran multiple award-winning actor and singer having appeared in more than 130 stage productions with major roles in musicals such as: Cabaret, The King and I, Oklahoma, Kiss Me Kate, The Music Man, Camelot, et al. He has appeared throughout the United States and Europe in more than 4,000 live performances as a singer and entertainer. He was host of his own eight-week television show on KKOG-TV in Southern California and was rated by Paul E. Affeldt, editor of the International Jazz Report, as “…one of the top-ten ragtime singers in this country.” He has recorded two albums – A Night at the Palace and A Tribute to Valor, appeared in Columbia Pictures’ Funny Lady with Barbra Streisand and in the Hec Ramsey tv series with Richard Boone. Tom is also a national award winning playwright, composer and member of the American Society of Composer and Publishers (ASCAP). He has written seven stage productions including Sometimes A Rainbow which we presented two seasons ago at a Making Joyful Noise Concert.
Habitat for Humanity will provide a pre-concert dinner in the church at 6 p.m. to raise funds for housing projects for those in need. A cookie concerto Reception will follow the performance for meeting and greeting our talented performers.