Lineup of performers set for Albion’s community holiday concert on Dec. 4

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 22 November 2022 at 1:23 pm

File photo by Tom Rivers: Doing the Dec. 15, 2019 Christmas in the Neighborhood concert at the First Presbyterian Church of Albion, students sing, “Rise Up Shepherd and Follow.”

ALBION – The lineup of musical performers is set for Albion’s annual community holiday concert.

The event will be 3 p.m. on Dec. 4 at the First Presbyterian Church.  Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door. All proceeds go to the Albion High School Alumni Foundation scholarships program and the First Presbyterian Church.

The concert includes current Albion students and many alumni. Concert coordinators are all Albion graduates and include Sue Thaine (the church pastor), Mike Thaine, Gary Simboli and Sue Starkweather Miller.

This year’s list of performers includes Gary Simboli, Community Brass Ensemble, Albion Presbyterian Choir, Hannah Brewer, Ethan Ferchen, Mike Thaine, Matt Mooney, Travis Klossner, Janet (Miller) Klossner, Karen Kenney Conn, AHS Choir Ensemble, Mike Grammatico & grandson Nate Grammatico, Community Choir: Hallelujah Chorus, AHS Instrumental Ensemble, Marlene Seielstad, Jennifer Trupo and Jason Pahura.

The community chorus has been practicing Handel’s Hallelujah Chorus on Wednesdays from 7 to 8 p.m. in the First Presbyterian Church. They will perform the song during the concert.