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Medical Students to Entertain, Raise Funds for Free Clinics at Annual Performance

The annual performance, featuring the performing and visual arts talents of IU medical school students, will be at the Crispus Attucks Medical Magnet High School, 1140 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. Tickets are $10 for students and $15 for the general public and may be purchased at the door the night of the performance.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for a silent auction of artwork donated by faculty, staff and students.

The show is an annual fundraiser for the city’s medical clinics for the homeless and needy, where medical students volunteer.

Student performers include violinists Kathryn Dickerson and Tedi Vlahu; pianist and composer Tim Burger; Ragtime pianist Rene Roberts; folk musician and former London, England, street performer Ross Strong; Indian dancer Arthy Saravana; South Indian classical vocalist Kailash Hemachancra; juggler Danielle Friedman; cellist Sarah Bishop; JAMA band members Patrick Ockerse, Ryan Borne, Justin Malenkos and J.W. Malenkos; Veena Raj Kalapatapu, a first-year medical students who is a concert pianist, violinist and clarinetist; and David Foster, a fourth-year student who has composed a surprise tune for the event.