Holiday concert in Hinesburg celebrates the season
The Hinesburg Artist Series presents their annual Holiday Concert on Sunday, Dec. 9, at St. Jude’s Church in Hinesburg. The first performance will be at 2 p.m. with a second concert beginning at 4:30 p.m.
Under the direction of Rufus Patrick, the South County Chorus, In Accord and the Hinesburg Artist Series Orchestra will perform a variety of holiday music with guest artists Allison D. Steinmetz, soprano and Cameron Steinmetz, tenor. Performances will feature selections from Messiah, Jazz Alleluia, Angels We Have Hard on High, Christmas on Broadway, Jazz Gloria Deo, O Holy Night and a stunning arrangement for chorus, orchestra and soloists by Mark Hayes entitled, “Gloria In Excelsis Deo.” Soloists Allison and Cameron will sing the beautiful duet, “The Prayer,” by David Foster and Carole Boyer Sager. The orchestra will perform “A Christmas Festival” by Leroy Anderson and the audience will join them with singing carols.
Allison is a highly sought after concert soloist, performing frequently in both classic and contemporary masterworks that span the soprano repertoire and she has appeared with many of the prominent ensembles, opera companies and theaters of Vermont. Cameron, tenor, is a proficient pianist, organist and tribal percussionist and a member of the Vermont Symphony Orchestra’s educational quartet, bringing music and education to elementary school students.
These much loved and popular concerts are free with donations gratefully accepted. Bring a non-perishable food item for the Hinesburg Food Shelf. For more information, visit hinesburgartistseries.org or find them on Facebook.
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