The Village Singers, under the direction of Jeannine Saltman, will present their twelfth annual Christmas concert, “A Village Christmas,” on Saturday Dec 6 at 7:00 P.M. and Sunday Dec 7 at 3:00 P.M... The concerts will be held at the Lakeview Community Church, 330 S. Old Rand Rd, in Lake Zurich.
The program will have many familiar holiday songs such as “Sleigh Ride”, “Jolly Old St. Nicholas” and “We Need a Little Christmas” from the musical “Mame”. It will also feature music from “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” the popular Dr. Seuss musical “You’re a Mean One Mr. Grinch,” and “A Perfect Christmas Night.”
The second half of the concert will focus on the Christmas story with the lush harmonies of “A Baby is the King” and “There is a Season” followed by the lively “Angels in Seven.”
Many of the group’s talented soloists and ensembles will also entertain, giving the evening an energetic as well as a solemn beginning to the holiday. During the finale, members of the audience will be invited to join the chorus in “The Hallelujah Chorus.”
A complimentary reception will also be held after each concert at which time the chorus will be available to mingle with the audience. This is a wonder family event that will usher in the holiday season.
The Village Singers is sponsored by the Lake Zurich Park and Recreation Department and is open to all area singers High School age through senior citizens. The group practices Monday evenings at 7:30 at the Lakeview Community Church.
Tickets for the concert may be purchased at the door or from a member of the chorus. The price is $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for seniors. As always children are admitted free. For more information on the concert or joining the group please call (847) 726-2011.