by Suzanne Friedrich
The Merrickville Children and Adult Choirs will be performing their Christmas concert on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. at the Merrickville United Arts Centre. The choirs will be joined by guests Lucille Brais Hildesheim, Giocoso Strings, and Rideau Voices, a vocal trio.
The concert will feature the world premiere of a musical arrangement by Christine Donkin, an award-winning Canadian composer, whose compositions have been performed in North America and other countries. The piece was specially arranged for the Merrickville choirs and brings together the complimentary voices of the children and adults.
Susan Maconnachie, Choir Director, says, “It was an exciting step for the choirs to have commissioned this new work, and very exciting for local singers to have the opportunity to take part in a world premiere.”
Susan and Kathleen Howard, Accompanist, have been working with the choirs to put together a variety of music which will surely get you into the Christmas spirit.
Admission is by donation, with fundraising for Children’s Mental Health of Leeds and Grenville. For more information, please contact Susan Maconnachie at [email protected].