Join us for an evening of music, fun and love - to pay tribute to Catherine and to benefit the Sarcoma Foundation of America and the
Catherine J. Malatesta Scholarship Fund
Friday, January 20, 2017
7:00 p.m.
(Snow date: January 22nd @ 2pm)

Lowe Auditorium
869 Mass. Ave.

A mix of six fabulous a cappella groups from the region will be performing on stage to benefit the ​​ Sarcoma Foundation of America , to raise funds for the Catherine J. Malatesta Scholarship Fund and to pay tribute to the beautiful spirit of Catherine who would have loved this show!

Master of Ceremonies and very special guest is singer and actress, Alexandra Socha, Broadway star and one of the stars of the Amazon Prime Series, Red Oaks.


Arlington High School Madrigal Singers *
Winchester High School Octet
Wellesley High School Inchordination


* World premier of Pasquale Tassone's orginal piece "The Brightness of Her Cheek", a piece written in memory of Catherine


Tickets are $15 per person (+ $1.52 on-line service charge), general admission.  Please bring your paper print out or tickets to the show.

Silent Auction and Raffles

T​here will be many silent auction items on which to bid (please email ​​​​ Jennifer if you can donate any items) as well as a bunch of raffle prizes.  Credit cards will be accepted for purchases made at the event. All silent auction purchases to directly benefit the Sarcoma Foundation of America.

Group CDs

Some of the a Cappella groups will be selling their own CDs.


We will be selling Belt Out Cancer concert t-shirts for $15 to benefit the Sarcoma Foundation of America and the Catherine J. Malatesta Scholarship Fund.


Silent Auction, Raffle and Tickets sales begin at 6:00.  Theater Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

If you are unable to attend A CATpella but would like to make a donation to the Sarcoma Foundation of America (SFA) in Catherine's memory, please click the 'DONATE' button.  You will receive a tax deductible receipt from the SFA.

    A 5 day/4 night stay at Disney's Old Key West deluxe resort with r/t airport transportation donated by our  
        wonderful travel agent, Dotti Saroufim, of
    4 tickets to the Red Sox donated by The Foundation to be Named Later
    2 tickets to a concert at the House of Blues with parking donated by LiveNation
    3 tickets to the Bruins donated by The Castellucci and Cayer Families
    4 tickets to the Bruins donated by The Dolan Family
    a weekend at Sunday River donated by Silvana Bruno
    a Coniston paint night at ArtLounge in Arlington
    a long weekend at a lovely home in Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard donated by the Laiosa Family
    1 night stay at The Hotel Commonwealth, Kenmore Square, Boston
    a $350 photography session with Mira Whiting Photography
    a $100 gift certificate to Black Crow Yoga
    a gift certificate to Mahoney's Rocky Ledge combined with a Spring Clean Up/landscaping services donated by  

        Cindy and Tom Mahoney and Joe Kerble of Brother's Lawn Service
    a foursome plus cart at the Blue Hills Country Club
    3 cases of beer donated by Sam Adams
    a Spring Flower share donated by Ferriss Donham
    a gift basket from Paddy's Lunch donated by Ruth Marie Allan
    a $50  gift certificate to Thirty Petals donated by Erica Kleinkopf owner of Thirty Petals, Belmont Center 
    a $50 gift card to Flatbread Pizza
    a golf bag donated by Mercedes-Benz of Westwood
    a Vineyard Vines tie donated by Vineyard Vines
    a $50 gift card to Blue Ribbon Barbecue

    All of the proceeds for the silent auction items will benefit the Sarcoma Foundation of America.  Credit cards will be accepted the night of the concert.  Winning bidders will receive a receipt directly from the Sarcoma Foundation of America.

    If you are unable to attend the event but would like to bid on an item, please email Lori Talanian at  She will ensure that your bid is entered that evening and that the item is reserved for you.

    We are always accepting new and creative donations.  Please contact Jen or Lori.

    Please check back for more items.