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Picnics and Performances: Melissa Dorenkamp & Sam Crosser
July 31 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Celebrate local talent at this eight-week, family friendly, FREE concert series! Bring a lawn chair, a picnic, a bottle of wine, and enjoy music in the beauty of the Gardens. Follow us on Facebook for all the latest details. Free.
This week, Melissa Dorenkamp & Sam Crosser perform an eclectic mix of show tunes. Sam is from Osage, Iowa, and currently plays with the local bands Nova Jazz, Island Fever, and 5 Friends. Sam is also a member of the Piano Technicians Guild. With his upbeat personality, Sam is a highly sought after solo artist, and is popular with his audiences for his repertoire of jazz, rock, and gospel. Melissa is from Charles City, Iowa. She moved to Clear Lake with her husband, Mark, and three boys Gavin, Hudson, and Declan in November 2020. Melissa sings at Zion Church primarily, but has been singing in one way or another since childhood through school, musicals, weddings, and funerals, leading worship at numerous churches, guest worship leader at women’s ministry events and pretty much whenever Sam asks.