Final Results of the Conductor Wannabe Campaign 2017

The final results of the campaign are in!

Together, the five contestants raised $53,209. $26,604 going to the LSO and $26,604 will be spilt accordingly between the five candidates chosen charities.

The winners of the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra’s Conductor Wannabe Contest are: 1st place Jaime Greenfield representing the Boys and Girls Club of Greater La Crosse who raised an amazing $18,374 and 2nd place Eric Erickson representing the Boys and Girls Club of Greater La Crosse – Fine Arts Program who raised $11,362.  Three other contestants were vying for these top two positions, they are:  Andrew Bakkum / Big Brothers Big Sisters of the 7 Rivers Region, Debra Lash / Downtown main Street (DMI) and Hunger Task Force, and Michelle Skemp / Aquinas Catholic Schools.

Jaime Greenfield and Eric Erickson will conduct excerpts from Carmen, an Opera-Comique in Four Acts by Bizet at the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra’s concert on Saturday, April 29, 2017.  The LSO is very appreciative to all five contestants and the community for their contribution.

Contestant Charity Total Raised Charity Total
Andrew Bakkum Big Brothers Big Sisters of the 7 Rivers Region $7,234 $3,617
Eric Erickson Boys & Girls Club of Greater La Crosse – Fine Arts Program $11,362 $5,681
Jaime Greenfield Boys & Girls Club of Greater La Crosse $18,374 $9,187
Debra Lash Downtown Main Street (DMI) & Hunger Task Force $6,082 $1,520.50 each for a total of $3,041
Michelle Skemp Aquinas Catholic Schools $10,157 $5,078

Thank you to our April Concert Sponsor