Prior Concerts

The association performed concerts in:
    
1998 - A Christmas Festival by Bob Krogstad
    
1999 - A Christmas to Remember by Clair Cloninger and Gary Rhodes
    
2000 - The Wonders of Christmas by David Hamilton  

During these first three performances, the Tri-Lakes Music Association raised over $10,000.00 for Tri-Lakes Cares. Then, due to health and job related issues, the association was dormant for three years. During this time Bruce Eldridge, one of the co-founders of TLMA, moved out of the Tri-Lakes Region. In 2004 TLMA became active again and has performed 19 more concert series, which included:
    
2004 - Portraits of Christmas Compiled by Phil Barfoot, arranged and orchestrated by Lari Goss ($3800.00 was raised during this performance).
    
2005 - The Spirit of Christmas Created by Phil Barfoot and Lari Goss, arranged and orchestrated by Lari Goss ($3508.00 was raised during this performance).
    
2006 - The Heart of Christmas by Mike Speck, Cliff Duren and Danny Zaloudik ($4685.05 was raised during this performance).

2007 July 4th Concert - Sweet Land of Liberty by Ralph Vader - This performance was given once at Lewis Palmer High school and again immediately prior to the fireworks display in Palmer Lake, Colorado.

2007 - The Joy of Christmas by Phil Barfoot and David Williamson ($4001.03 was raised during this performance).

2008 - The Splendor of Christmas by Phil Barfoot and David Williamson. These performances were held in the new D38 high school, Palmer Ridge ($3645.32 was raised during this performance - $2645.32 was given to Tri-Lakes Cares, $500.00 was given to the college fund of Austin Herman {French horn attending University of Northern Colorado}, and $500.00 was given to the college fund of Ryan Demarco {clarinet attending Birmingham-Southern}).
 
2009 - The Wonder of Christmas by Phil Barfoot and David Williamson ($2325.00 was raised during this performance - $1325.00 was given to Tri-Lakes Cares, $500.00 was given to the college fund of Nick Broadwell {percussion player}, and $500.00 saved back in reserves for future scholarships). 
 
2010 - In 2010 due to health issues, TLMA did not have a performance
 
2011 - The Gift of Christmas Created by Phil Barfoot, arranged and orchestrated by David Williamson. This year Matt Manning, Robert and Anita Manning's son, graduated from CU and accepted a position with an engineering firm in Colorado Springs. When he did so, he gave his father the Christmas gift of taking over his dad's directing responsibilities with TLMA. This is the only reason that the concert series was able to continue. ($4039.52 was raised during this performance - $3039.52 was given to Tri-Lakes Cares and the remaining $1000.00 (as well as the $500.00 from the 2009 scholarship carryover) was given to three deserving District 38 graduates instead of the usual two: $500.00 was given to the college fund of Emily Curran {University of Minnesota}, $500.00 was given to the college fund of Bryce Reiber {University of Colorado, Boulder}, and the remaining $500.00 from 2009 was given to the college fund of Matthew Bowker {University of Colorado at Colorado Springs}).
 
2012 July 4th Concert - Lean on Me by Ralph Vader - Due to the Waldo Canyon fire, this performance happened in September ($7678.52 was raised during this performance - $3000.00 was given to the Flying W Wranglers and $4678.52 to the Waldo Canyon Fire Fighters Fund).

2012 A Christmas Celebration by David Clydesdale ($3574 was raised during this performance - $2574 was given to Tri-Lakes Cares, $500.00 was given to the college fund of Noah Waldman {Colorado State University}, and $500.00 was given to the college fund of Dan Herman {Colorado School of Mines}).

2013 The Hope of Christmas by Phil Barfoot and orchestrated by David Williamson ($3104.00 was raised during this performance - $2104.00 was given to Tri-Lakes Cares and the remaining $1000.00 was saved back in reserves for future scholarships).  

2014 The Light of Christmas Created by Phil Barfoot and Cliff Duren ($3406.36 was raised during this performance - $2406.36 was given to Tri-Lakes Cares, $500.00 was given to the college fund of Brittney Chambers {Pikes Peak Community College}, $500.00 was given to the college fund of McKenzie Brummond {University of Notre Dame}, and $500.00 was taken from the previous year and given to the college fund of Olivia Fowler {University of Colorado, Boulder}).  

2015 The Glory of Christmas Created by Phil Barfoot and Lari Goss ($3598.19 was raised during this performance - $2598.19 was given to Tri-Lakes Cares, $500.00 was given to the college fund of Zach Alwins {Colorado State University}, and $500.00 was given to the college fund of Shannon Cornuke {University of Colorado at Colorado Springs}).

2016 The Journey of Christmas Created by Phil Barfoot and Cliff Duren ($2629.15 was raised during this performance - $2129.15 was given to Tri-Lakes Cares, $500.00 was given to the college fund of Maclin Tucker {Berklee College of Music}, and $500.00 was given to the college fund of Meiling Melzer).

2017 The Story of Christmas Created by Phil Barfoot and Cliff Duren ($2795.62 was raised during this performance - $1795.62 was given to Tri-Lakes Cares, $500.00 was given to the college fund of Joseph Taylor, and $500.00 was given to the college fund of Holly Young.

2018 July 4th Concert

2018  Fa la la la la! Arranged by Daniel Semsen, Cliff Duren, David Clydesdale, Joshua Spacht, and David Wise ($3352.87 was raised during this performance - $2352.87 was given to Tri-Lakes Cares, $500.00 was given to the college fund of Sam Anderson {Colorado State University}, and $500.00 is being held for the college fund of Leah Dunphey).

2019 Treasures of Christmas Compiled by Phil Barfoot, arranged and orchestrated by Lari Goss, with narration written by Dr. Heidi Petak ($4249.20 was raised during this performance - $3249.20 was given to Tri-Lakes Cares, the scholarship selection process has not completed). 

All told over the 18 most recent concerts, over $52,000.00 has been raised to benefit Tri-Lakes Cares and almost $12,000.00 has been awarded to assist worthy District 38 high school seniors achieve a college education.
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