Let music set Christmas pace

The Salmon Arm Community Band and Shuswap Singers will set the season to music.

  • Dec. 5, 2012 3:00 p.m.

On Friday, Dec. 7, First United Church will host the Salmon Arm Community Band’s Christmas Concert.

Cees Kooyman and Jim Johnston will conduct the band in a widely varied program.

Kooyman will lead the band through marches, polkas, Benny Goodman, Mary Poppins and Handel’s Water Music.

Johnston will take up the baton for a medley of Christmas classics, the Walnut Grove Suite and Windjammer.

The audience is invited to accompany the band in singing Christmas carols and to enjoy refreshments with members of the band following the concert.

The doors will be open at 6:30 p.m. for the 7:30 performance.

Admission is by donation.

Also on the musical horizon, and still making music after 50 years, Shuswap Singers perform their 51st Christmas concert.

This concert features an eclectic program of traditional Christmas music with a few surprise extras.

This Sunday, the group will perform at 2:30 p.m. in the Red Barn Arts Centre in Sicamous.

Two Salmon Arm performances take place the following week at First United Church – Saturday, Dec. 15 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Dec 16 at 2.30 p.m.

Members offer their thanks to Kate McKie for five strong and special years of direction and a warm welcome to Lori Onsorge who has taken over. Onsorge is no stranger to Shuswap Singers having previously directed the choir, and singers appreciate her enthusiasm and musical knowledge.

 

Tickets are available for $10 in advance at Acorn Music in Salmon Arm and Eagle Valley Pharmacy in Sicamous, or $15 at the door.

 

 

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