'Putting on the Glitz' to raise money

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Fundraiser: Event slated for Sunday will benefit the Los Alamos Opera Guild

From sopranos Alicia Solomon, Jess Cullinan and Julia Fair, to the fashions by Uli’s boutiques of Santa Fe and Los Alamos, “Putting on the Glitz! Gals, Guys and Musical Divas” a musical fashion show.
The Los Alamos Opera Guild, a member of the non-profit Guilds of the Santa Fe Opera, Inc., will host a gala fundraising event at
3 p.m. Sunday at the Blue Window Bistro.
Solomon and Cullinan will sing duets “Sull’aria,” from Mozart’s “Marriage of Figaro,” “Flower Duet” from “Lakme” by Delibes and “Barcarolle” from “Tales of Hoffman” by Offenbach.
Fair will sing “Musetta’s Waltz” from “La Boheme” by Puccini. Their accompanist is Brian Huysman, well known for his keyboard skills in classical music and jazz.
Some of the models for the musical fashion show include: Gene Schmidt, superintendent of Los Alamos County Schools; Jason Lott, superintendent at Bandelier National Monument; Roland Caspersen of Caspersen Builders; and Paul Cook of Los Alamos National Bank. Women’s fashions will be worn by Denise McCoy of the Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center; Samara Fellows, an Eastern New Mexico University student; Janet MacMillian, a registered nurse representing Los Alamos National Laboratory; Janet and Samantha Bettinger from Los Alamos County; Julia Fair, a Los Alamos Public Schools music teacher; and Ann Huysman, music director at Bethlehem Lutheran Church.