Paw Paw Community Chorus plans Christmas concert

    PAW PAW - The Paw Paw Community Chorus, sponsored by the Paw Paw High School Performing Arts Department, will present its  20th annual Christmas Concert on Sunday, Dec. 8, at 4 p.m., in the Paw Paw High School Performing Arts Center, 30609 Red Arrow Highway, Paw Paw.  The chorus, under the guest direction of Peter Morse, will be accompanied on piano by Juan Avendano.
    The chorus will perform the following selections:  “Prophets Knew” by Lloyd Larson and J. Paul Williams; “How Far Is It to Bethlehem?” (English Carol) by Frances Chesterton/alt. words and arranged by Mark Hayes; “In the Bleak Midwinter” by Gustave Holst and Christina G. Rossetti/arr. Albin C. Whitworth; “The Inn by the Edge of the Wood”-Traditional Irish Folk Tune/words-Charlotte Lee/arr. Ruth Elaine Schram; “Getting’ in the Mood (for Christmas)” by Mike Himelstein, Brian Setzer and  Joe Garland/arr. Larry Shackley; “The Best Gift of All” by Sally K. Albrecht and Jay Althouse; “Swingin’ Saint Nick!”-Traditional/arr. Greg Gilpin; “Stille Nacht” by Franz Gruber and Joseph Mohr; and “Christmas on Broadway” (It’s Beginning to Look Like Christmas, Pine Cones and Holly Berries, Toyland, March of the Toys, My Favorite Things, We Need a Little Christmas, and God Bless Us Everyone), arr. by John Higgins.
    The voices of the chorus include: Dee Allen, Clare Bombich, John Boynton, Barbara Bryant, Bill Buhl, Les Buhl, Denise Campagna, Darrel Drummond, John Fisk,   Mary Griffin, Orville Griffith, Diane Grimm, Phyllis Gruizenga-Sahr, Linda Hassler, Dee Henderson, Jil Hoekstra, Charlotte King, Sue Knudstrup, Joyce Kovacevich,  Pat Lynch, Jane Makowski, Phyllis Mandigo, Wynonia Mankowski, Jon Mills, Christine Mortimer, Kathy McCloskey, Ann McGrew, Margaret McNeil, Connie Nielsen,  Jan Ogden, Lenore Orozco, Loise Perkins, Pat Peters, E. Ike Porter, Joy Porter, George Powless, Connie Ruch, Teresa Rzonca,  Laurie Sarkipato-Heim, Vicky Scheerhorn, Ron Schincariol, Lorraine Serbenski, Michele Sivley, Amy Spalsbury, Mary Ann Spalsbury, Gerry Stackhouse, Doris Stratton, Fran Van Meter, Ida Verschoof, Anna Vervoort,  Steven Vornsand, Kathy Weisner, Cindy Whitaker, Caleb Whitfield, Dave Wilder, Grace Zimmerman, and Eleda Zygadlo.
    Admission is free of charge to this concert, though voluntary donations are very much appreciated.

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