Enjoy a Holiday Concert at Rockford High School

Photo by Tom Scott

Take a break from your busy holiday planning and enjoy the delightful sounds of the season as the Rockford Community Band, Adult Choir, Children’s Choir and Symphony Orchestra present their annual holiday concert, sponsored by the Rockford Area Arts Commission.  Admission is free.

The Rockford Community Choir, under direction of Renee Vande Wege with Kayle Clements, accompanist, is a 25-voice ensemble that has been in existence for more than 25 seasons. It is comprised of singers ages 13-88.  They most recently performed at ArtPrize last September.

The Rockford Community Children’s Choir (RC3), under the direction of Renee Vande Wege with Kayle Clements, accompanist and Stephanie Lamos, Choral Assistant, is a 16-voice children’s choir of 2nd to 5th grade singers.  They are planning a holiday ensemble touring group for the 2013 holiday season.

The Rockford Community Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Char Lothian, is a 30-member ensemble that performs classical and contemporary selections. Its members range in age from high school students to seniors.

The Rockford Community Band, under the direction of Tiffany Engle, brings together approximately fifty instrumentalists from all walks of life who simply enjoy making music passionately and meaningfully. The concert will incorporate classical selections with several popular holiday songs.

The free concert will be held at the Rockford High School Auditorium, 4100 Kroes St. NE, in Rockford, Michigan on December 9, 2012 at 3:00pm.

We hope to see you there!


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