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Choral, Orchestral "Holiday Preview" Concert

Sun, Nov 24, 2013 starting at 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Free! Enjoy great music in joint concert at FUMC 

Popular holiday music will fill the air Sunday, Nov. 24 as the Parkland Orchestra, Parkland Chamber Singers, and Parkland Chorus present their joint "Holiday Preview" concert.

The concert begins at 3 p.m. at Faith United Methodist Church, 1719 S. Prospect Ave., Champaign, and is free and open to the public.

The Parkland Orchestra, conducted by Jack Ranney, will perform selections from Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker; A Most Wonderful Christmas, a medley of Christmas songs arranged by Robert Sheldon; and White Dawn by Henri Mancini.

The Parkland Chamber Singers are conducted by Miranda M. Rowland and accompanied by Sunny Choo; they will perform Sing We and Chant It by Thomas Morley; Weep, O Mine Eyes by John Bennet; and Ezekiel Saw the Wheel by Kirby Shaw, among other selections.

Parkland Chorus Director Barbara Zachow will lead the ensemble in several selections, including the Hebrew folk song Mi Y’malél, arranged by E. Kalendar; Angel Breathing Out by Alisa Blair; and choral highlights from the musical Oliver! by Lionel Bart. Sunny Choo is the accompanist.

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