Friday, March 2, 2018

Music with a Mission features Susie Pepper & Mixology in concert

On Saturday, March 10, at 7 p.m. Music with a Mission is proud to feature Susie Pepper & Mixology for an evening of jazz standards, pop, rock, R&B and classics for all ages.

Mixology is a group of seasoned professional musicians who have performed hundreds of gigs, covering a huge repertoire of various eras and genres from Elvis to Beyonce. Susie Pepper is well-known throughout Southern Maine as a talented and dynamic vocalist. Pepper won the title of Miss Maine in 2009 and was a featured soloist in the Portland Symphony Orchestra’s 2014 and 2017 “Magic of Christmas” series.  

Kelly Muse is the bandleader and pianist for the group with over two decades of experience in embers include Dustin LeVasseur on drums and vocals, Mark West on guitar, and Rob Gerry on bass. 

 “We are very excited to bring Mixology to our Music with a Mission concert series,” said Dr. Richard Nickerson, Minister of Music for NWUC. “Susie Pepper grew up in the area and has performed on stages around the Lakes Region for over 15 years.  We are especially excited to hear them perform some of the most popular love songs from her recently released ‘First Dance’ CD.”

The Music with a Mission concert series is sponsored by the North Windham Union Church, which donates a portion of the proceeds to area non-profits. Now in their sixth season, MWAM has provided over $52,000 for mission support to the church and other community organizations. Mixology has chosen to support Greater Portland Family Promise with the community proceeds from this concert. 

Greater Portland Family Promise, an affiliate of the national Family Promise Program, is dedicated to addressing the needs of families facing homelessness in the Greater Portland, Maine area. Through an interfaith network and connections with existing community resources, Family Promise provides housing, meals, case management and community for children and their families experiencing homelessness.

Tickets will be sold at the door and online and are $15 for adults and $12 for students, children, and seniors. The box office opens at 6 p.m. and the doors will open at 6:30 p.m. The North Windham Union Church is located at 723 Roosevelt Trail in Windham. For more information please call 892-7149 or email

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