It is time to get into the Christmas spirit and Hendersonville Community Band’s joint concert with the Hendersonville Chorale is the perfect place to find the holiday joy. Both of these fine groups, HCB with Winford Franklin as Director and the Chorale with Michael Brannon as Director will present wonderful Seasonal Music. Dr. Joe Brashier will also guest-conduct a piece with HCB.
The band will perform favorites such as “March of the Toys” from “Babes in Toyland, “Laughing All the Way” based on “Jingle Bells” (Pierpont 1857), and the traditional “We Wish You a Merry Christmas.”
The Chorale will perform, among other pieces, “In the Bleak Midwinter” and “Low How a Rose E’er Blooming. The Chorale is in its 45th season of Fall and Spring concerts. They recently combined with the Asheville Symphony Chorus on a European Tour that included several European Countries.
A special treat this concert will be the HCB Trombone Ensemble playing “Joy to the World” and Go Tell it on the Mountain.” HCB is excited to present this group of trombonists.
The combined band and the chorale will present “White Christmas” by Irving Berlin and also “Christmas Pop Sing-a-Long” with audience participation.
Come and hear this crowd-pleasing concert on Sunday, December 8, 3:00 at Blue Ridge Community College in the Blue Ridge Concert Hall. Tickets ($10.00) are available at the Hendersonville Visitors Information Center, The Crate Wine Market in Laurel Park, from band members, and at the door. For additional information, call (828)713-8590