The Senior School Cabaret Club presented A Night of Healing, a benefit concert for the Tree of Life synagogue, on Friday, Dec. 7, in Memorial Hall, raising $505 for the synagogue through donations and a bake sale. The club's inaugural concert was meant to bring the SSA community together to show love, unity and hope after the tragic attack at Tree of Life on Oct. 27.
Seniors Koji Shimada, Erin Simard, Brooke Dickey and Caitlin Mulvihill, junior Isabella Salvucci, sophomores Charlotte McDaniel, Annabel Everett and Jake Rohr, freshman Marnie McCormick and faculty member Matt Weiss performed songs, while junior Eliyah Roberts read an original poem. Professional pianist Deanna Witkowski, who was in town for a Hillman Series performance on Saturday, played a song to close out the event.
The Cabaret Club extends its thanks to Metz Culinary Services, the SSA Facilities and Maintenance staff, faculty and staff members Dr. Dan Brill, Christa Burneff and Amy Davidheiser, and sophomores Claire Taylor and Jack Keating for helping to make the concert such a success.
The Senior School Cabaret Club is dedicated to performing music, dance and spoken word inspired by the cabaret tradition in support of charitable causes.