LOWELL — Five Middlesex Community College Music students performed as part of "Piano Men - The Music of Elton & Billy," the MCC Foundation's spring fundraiser at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium.

Instrumentalists Mason Borsini (percussion) of Pepperell; Margaleet Katzenblickstein (cello) of Westford; Robin Panariti (French horn) of Reading; and Em Russell (bassoon) of Dracut, played in the 30-piece orchestra, conducted by Assistant Professor Orlando Cela.

Voice student Heather Demers of Dracut joined "Piano Men" singer/pianist Joe Boucher on Elton John's duet, "Don't Go Breaking My Heart."

Proceeds from "Piano Men" support scholarships for Middlesex students. Since 2004, the Middlesex Community College Foundation has awarded 140 student scholarships totaling $343,500.