The Richmond Register

October 13, 2012

First annual county Christmas Choir Celebration is scheduled for Dec. 16


Special to the Register

RICHMOND — All choirs, ensembles, soloists and instrumentalists are invited to be a part of the first annual Madison County Christmas Choir Celebration on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 16 at the EKU Center for the Arts.

“This extraordinary opportunity is open to all and is free to participate and attend,” said the Rev. Howard Miller, one of the organizers. “We plan to have an excellent mixture of church and community choirs, vocal soloists and instrumentalists offering to share their gifts and bring the Madison County community together in this new and fantastic concert venue.

“Please consider this opportunity to share your talent or your ensemble’s talent with the community as we celebrate the joyful sounds of the holiday season.”

Risers, a piano, electronic keyboards, drum sets, amps and amplifiers will be provided for all groups to use.

After a line-up of participants is formalized, additional information will be provided pertaining to rehearsal time in the space, mass choir selections, and how to help spread the word about the celebration, Miller said.

To participate, send an email to Rob James, Chair, EKU Department of Music, at rob.james@eku.edu by Nov. 1.

Information also can be obtained by called calling 622-3266.