Essex Children’s Choir – 25th Twelfth Night Celebration (Jan. 7, 2012)

The Essex Children’s Choir will present Essex Children's Choir, directed by ACDA member Constance Price, 12th Night January 2012the Twenty-Fifth Twelfth Night Celebration, on ‎Saturday, January7, 2012, at 6:30 p.m., at the Chapel of Saint Michael the Archangel, at Saint ‎Michael’s College in Colchester.‎

Twelfth Night Celebration commemorates the visit of the Magi to Bethlehem with gifts of gold, ‎frankincense, and myrrh, bringing to close the twelve days of Christmas. The message of peace ‎and good will shall ring through a collaboration of artistry in music, dance, and prose. ‎

The message of Christmas will be re-told through choral literature by G.F. Handel, Benjamin ‎Britten, Harry T. Burleigh, John Rutter, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and carols of African-American, ‎Dutch, English, German and Japanese traditions. Joining the Choir in a collaboration of ‎Vermont artistry are Heidi Soons, harp; Wayne Hobbs, tenor; Benjamin Dickerson, baritone; Full ‎Circle, recorder consort; Susan Summerfield, organ; the Wheeler Trombone Quartet; Grady Shea, ‎reader; and the Adirondack Ballet Liturgical Dance Ensemble, Kathy Koester, artistic director, ‎from Plattsburgh, NY . ‎

Essex Children's Choir, directed by ACDA member Constance PriceWe invite you to experience the splendor of silver as the Choir fills your senses with its own ‎tradition of closing the Holiday season through the power and joy of music. Donations will be ‎received. In the event of inclement weather, the concert will be held Sunday, January 8th at 4:30 ‎p.m. Please call 863-9161 or www.essexchildrenschoirofvermont.org for more information. ‎

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