Concert shares light of Christmas

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 7 December 2014 at 12:00 am

Photos by Tom Rivers

ALBION – The 70-member Genesee Chorale performs during the “Light of Christmas” concert this afternoon at the First Presbyterian Church in Albion.

Director Ric Jones has his back to the crowd.

Ric Jones, director of the Genesee Chorale, leads the group in singing “O Come All Ye Faithful” during the concert this afternoon.

Jones, a Medina resident, and the Chorale performed about dozen songs during today’s concert. The group also performed in Albion for a Christmas concert a year ago.

Albion students also performed in the concert. In this photo, John Flanagan plays “What Child Is This” with the Brass Ensemble up in the balcony.

Gary Simboli directs the Albion Women’s Select Choir in singing “O, Holy Night.”

Karen Jones is the soloist for the Chorale in singing “Away In A Manger.” Jones’s husband Ric is the Chorale director.

More than 350 people attended the concert in the historic Presbyterian Church.