Christmas choral concert Sunday

Published 3:32 pm Friday, December 10, 2010

More than 80 singers from communities in western North Carolina and upstate South Carolina will gather on Sunday, Dec. 12, at 3 p.m. for the Carolina Community Chorus annual Christmas. The concert will take place at Polk County High School auditorium.

Richard Kennedy, director of the chorus, said the concert is a great way to usher in the Christmas season. According to Kennedy, the chorus has a long tradition of bringing together excellent choral singing and community folk who love to sing.

It doesnt get any better than that,&bsp;he said.

Kennedy said he appreciates the opportunity to work with excellent instrumentalists such as pianist Pam McNeil, flutist Barbara Tilly and violinist Donis Schweitzer.

This years concert will feature a variety of music including Christmas favorites by British composer and arranger John Rutter. The concert will also feature solos, group numbers and sing-alongs.

All proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the scholarship fund of the Rotary Club of Tryon.