The Staples High School Chamber Orchestra and choral group Orphenians will perform in a concert Thursday, Jan. 31, at 7:30 p.m. in the school auditorium, to benefit families affected by the Newtown school massacre.

Admission is free, but donations will collected for the My Sandy Hook Family Fund, according to Megumi Asada, one of the student organizers.

The group plans to perform the Schubert Mass in G.

Twenty first-graders and six adults were killed at the Sandy Hook Elementary School Dec. 14 when a gunman opened fire with an assault rifle.