"Christmas Around the World"

Christmas Around the World is the theme of the annual Penn Yan Community Chorus Christmas concert. The Chorus, under the direction of Jennifer Kraemer and accompanied by Lucinda Loomis, will present a variety of music including several well known carols and Christmas favorites from countries all over the world.

The concert will be held on Sunday, Dec. 4 at 2 p.m. in the Penn Yan Baptist Church. There is no charge to attend. A free will offering will be collected to assist the chorus in paying for music and other expenses.

The songs include, White Christmas and a medley of traditional carols from the United States, the Coventry Carol from Great Britain, and some exciting songs from Europe and Africa. The program will also include spiritually uplifting songs such as Ave Maria. Soloists include Barbara Pinneo, Linda Payne, Sheryl Robbins, Rob Anderson, Gareth Fishbaugh, Paul Zorovich, and Barry Winters.

The Penn Yan Community Chorus is committed to providing opportunities to vocal musicians residing in Yates and surrounding counties to sing in a choral group. The Chorus presents two concerts per year as well as other events in the community. Membership is open to adults and high school students age 16 and older.

BE THERE

What: Penn Yan Community Chorus Christmas concert, "Christmas Around the World" 

When: Sunday, Dec. 4 at 2 p.m.

Where: Penn Yan Baptist Church.

Admission: There is no charge to attend. A free will offering will be collected to assist the chorus in paying for music and other expenses.