Upstage Lung Cancer

Using performing arts to raise awareness and funding for lung cancer research

June 25th

A Breath of Fresh Air
A concert to benefit lung cancer research in memory of John H. Kornblith


  • Wildstar Farm
    16 Nason Hill Lane, Sherborn, MA
  • 4 pm Showtime

Purchase Tickets Online   or   Mail in Check

or call 978.460.1059

A Breath of Fresh Air

Join us for an afternoon of live music from Golden Oldies to the 60s, a performance of Indian dance, sumptuous hors d’oeuvres and lavish libations.

Please RSVP as space is limited.

$25 donation (or more) per ticket to Upstage Lung Cancer.

For more information, contact Hildy Grossman 617.835.9722
Hildy@UpstageLungCancer.org
www.UpstageLungCancer.org

Silent Auction

Bid in a silent auction to win the use of an indoor pool for a winter swimming party, a glider or airplane ride, a “Taste of Sherborn” gift basket including a gift certificate to Heritage in Sherborn, or a silver necklace with antique charms.

Our Past Performances

Upstage Lung Cancer has been staging performances since 2008. Below are some of our recent past productions.

4th ANNUAL CONCERT

The Sensational ‘60’s
Classic Rock & Roll Lives On

Performed April 27, 2017

The Sensational ’60’s was an upbeat evening of classic tunes. WBZ’s Jordan Rich emceed an outstanding musical evening featuring The Follen AngelsInternational Cabaret, jazz, and classic pop recording artists. This inspirational night of music also featured the delightful a Cappella group, Custom Blend, and the NU Downbeats from Northeastern University, who helped strike a chord to raise awareness of the changing face of lung cancer.

Watch on YouTube

ANNUAL CONCERT

Ella Fitzgerald
Celebrating the 1st Lady of Song

Performed October 25, 2016

It was an extraordinary evening of music featuring Boston’s most outstanding musical entertainers Brian De Lorenzo, Hildy Grossman, Paula Markowicz, John King and Davron Monroe.
Joyce Kulhawik, Emcee, Emmy-Award winning A&E Critic; Lisa Rafferty, Director; Tim Evans, Music Director; Russell Garrett, Choreographer; and Francine Jacobson, MD, MPH, Guest Speaker.

Watch on YouTube

3rd ANNUAL CONCERT

SING OUT!
To Upstage Lung Cancer

Performed May 20, 2016

An inspirational evening of music where we struck a chord to raise awareness of the changing face of lung cancer. Featured:

  • The doctor musicians of the Longwood Symphony Orchestra’s Brass Quintet
  • The Bo and Bill Winiker  Jazz Trio
  • Peking and the Mystics, a Capella group
  • Linda Marks, Singer/Songwriter & Dave Birkin (Sax) with young singer, Claire McFarland
  • Hildy Grossman, of The Follen Angels with Greg Woodsbie (keyboard)
  • Northern Lights, young a Capella singers

Popular WBZ radio host, Jordan Rich, emcee, joined guest speakers Dr. Deborah Morosini,  leading pathologist and sister of the late Dana Reeve, and K.C. Oakley of Jill’s Legacy for an unforgettable night of song. The evening also featured an Opportunity Drawing which included a 50/50 drawing, 2 Red Sox tickets, and gift certificates from Boston restaurants. Our partners are the Addario Lung Cancer Foundation and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Concert proceeds supported the ALCMI Young Lung Genome Project.

Watch on YouTube

High Hopes cast
7th ANNUAL CONCERT

High Hopes
Celebrating Sinatra’s Centennial

Performed November 10, 2015

Renowned vocalists and media personalities from around New England gathered in Boston to celebrate the music of the “chairman of the board”, Frank Sinatra, on the eve of his 100th birthday. Joyce Kulhawik, was joined onstage by Leigh Barrett, Brian De Lorenzo, Hildy Grossman, John F. King, Paula Markowicz, and Scott Wahle. With Lisa Rafferty (director), Catherine Stornetta (music director), and Michelle Hayes (choreographer).

Watch on YouTube