The Penn Yan Community Chorus, under the direction of Jennifer Kraemer, will present its  annual winter concert, “Tidings of Comfort and Joy” at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1. The concert will be at the First Baptist Church in Penn Yan located at 244 Main St. in Penn Yan. 

Instrumental accompaniment will be provided by Lucinda Loomis.

The Chorus will sing a wide variety of music written for the winter and Christmas seasons. Songs will be presented reflecting contemporary style, traditional English music, familiar carols, and gospel style. A highlight of the concert will be “Fantasia on Christmas Carols” by Ralph Vaughan Williams featuring solos by Paul Zorovich and Rob Anderson.

The Chorus’ mission is to promote musical performance in Yates and the surrounding counties. Auditions are not required and membership is open to all singers. 

There is no charge for admission. A free will offering will be taken to purchase music and to support other activities of the Chorus.