Ticonderoga The Champlain Valley Chorale will again present the sounds of the season in Ticonderoga and Schroon Lake.
The group will present its annual Christmas concert Friday, Dec. 2, at 7:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Schroon Lake and again Sunday, Dec. 4, at 3 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church on Wicker Street in Ticonderoga.
The Carillon Garden Club will present its “Holiday Magic” program in the Fellowship Hall of the Methodist church immediately after the concert presentation.
The concert theme this year is “Home for the Holidays.”
The chorale will perform favorites from the classical and popular holiday reptoire. It will be accompanied by flute and strings on several pieces. The Champlain Valley String Orchestra will provide interlude music and the concert will close with an audience sing-along of Handel's Hallelujah Chorus and familiar Christmas carols.
The director is Jeris French and accompanist is Pat Cornell.
The Champlain Valley Chorale includes:
Sopranos — Claire Best, Julie Cogswell, Vivian Den Bleyker, Merribeth Elling, Martha Strum, Grace Trombley and Claudia Young
Altos — Jane Bassett, Dorothy Brauner, Beth Hanley, Kathy Hyatt, Bev Hudak, Marianne Major, Ruth Malaney, Jessica Paradis, Joan Pulling, Jeanne Thatcher and Polleen Tyler
Tenors — Mary Lloyd Burroughs, Bob Elling, Andre Gordon, Joe latocha, Sue Liddell, Richard Malaney, Bonnie Reid, Jerry Treadway and Joe Vilardo
Basses — Bob Bartlett, Paul Burroughs, David Cornell, Dan Nadeau, Bill Quinn and Bill Westervelt.