Dyersburg Choral Society to present Christmas concert on Thursday

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
On Dec. 7, Cumberland Presbyterian will be hosting its annual Christmas Concert. The program will begin at 7:30 p.m. The group is composed of 54 members from the area and will offer a variety of sacred and secular choral music.

The Dyersburg Choral Society will present its annual Christmas concert Thursday, Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. at Cumberland Presbyterian Church, located at 2280 Parr Ave., Dyersburg.

Admission for the concert is free.

The group is composed of 54 members from around the area and is under the direction of Floyd Speck, with pianist Carolyn Burnett accompanying.

The program offers a wide variety of both sacred and secular choral music, which includes: Et In Terra Pax (And on Earth Peace), Carol of the Bells, One Small Child, I Saw Three Ships, O Holy Night, Noel, Sing Noel, Goiní to Bethlehem, The Sleigh, Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy, Somewhere in My Memory, and Itís Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas.

Also included on the program is a menís barbershop quartet performing Glad Tidings Medley and a ladiesí sextet singing All Is Well. Soloists on this concert are Barbara Merideth, Roy Tipton and Emily Hendrix.

The Dyersburg Choral Society operates under the auspices of Dyersburg State Community College. Membership in the Dyersburg Choral Society is open to everyone with no auditions required. The only requirement is that you have a sincere desire to sing and attend rehearsals regularly. Rehearsals are held in the music room at Dyersburg State Community College each Thursday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. during the fall and spring semesters.

Dyersburg State Community College students may take this as a credit course for a fee. Members of the Choral Society who do not take this as a credit course pay a membership fee. For more information about the Dyersburg Choral Society, call Joan Latham at 731.286-4243 or 445-9344 or Floyd Speck at 731.285-0768 or 731.676-3013.

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