The 2018 festival will feature fabulous performances from some wonderful musicians and singers – and some visitors from Italy!
TENTATIVE ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE FOR RTP FESTIVAL
11:00 AM—Noon….Neglia Band
The Neglia Band will open the festivities with a joyful procession around the park!
Coro Gabrile D’Annunzio
1:05PM—1:25PM….Donnah Lisa Campbell
Donnah Lisa Campbell is 15 years of age residing in New Gretna, N.J. She is a dedicated entertainer currently studying both English & Italian with her voice coach. Donnah Lisa has won multiple singing competitions, awards and scholarship programs for the performing arts. In October 2017, she received the Anna Rapagnani Memorial Award & scholarship for Achievements in Italian Studies. Recently she sang “The National Anthem” at the Columbus Day Parade on Channel 6 Action News where she met Connie Francis, the Grand Marshall of the event. Donnah plays drums, guitar, bass guitar, dances Tap & Hip-Hop and acts. She played the lead role in her school productions of “The Wizard of Oz” (Dorothy) and “Red vs. the Wolf. Her first CD of original songs entitled “Wonder Girl” recorded at The Right Touch Studio with writer/producer Kit Worton was recently released. You can find Donnah on ITunes, CD Baby, Spotify, YouTube, Facebook and her website www.donnahlisa.com
2:35PM—2:55PM….Donnah Lisa Campbell
& Joshua Graves
Heidi StarrHeidi Starr- Heidi is the director of Opera tutti! classical cabaret with Uptown! at the brand new Knauer Center for Performing Arts in West Chester. Heidi has performed with such organizations as the Boston Symphony, Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Opera Delaware, The Rose Tree Pops, Media Theatre, Hedgerow Theatre and Players Club of Swarthmore. She has become a beloved performer, teacher and musical director known throughout Delaware County, singing styles of music from opera to Broadway and classic standards with her trio, Divas á la Carte! She is also in her 17th year with the weekly Monday Opera Night at the Fellini Café in Media. Heidi maintains a private voice studio in Morton, PA. www.heidistarr.musicteachershelper.com; www.uptownwestchester.org
Joshua Graves- Joshua is originally from Portland, Maine. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in performance from the Eastman School of Music and pursued graduate studies in opera at McGill University. He has performed in operas, musicals and recital in New York, Montreal, Maine and now the Philadelphia area. He can be heard singing opera on Monday nights at Fellini Café in Media and with Opera tutti! in West Chester.
3:50PM—4:05PM….Awards & Recognitions
4:05PM—4:25PM….Donnah Lisa Campbell
5:15PM—6:00PM…. Pennsport String Band
Pennsport String Band