‘Holidays and Holy Days’ Concert Dec. 16

Staff Report

The Rock Valley Children’s Choir is pleased to present their 10th Annual “Holidays and Holy Days” Concert performance “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas.”

The program will be at 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 16, at First Presbyterian Church, 406 N. Main St., Rockford. Admission is $10 for adults at the door, with free admission for children 10 and younger.

The concert will showcase all four children’s choirs within the organization as they perform songs celebrating Christmas Eve of today and long ago.

The Rock Valley Children’s Choir was established in 2002 by Leah Baskin and Dean Durst. Beginning as one small choir, the program has grown to four separate choruses which encompass grades one through 12.

The Rock Valley Children’s Choir formed a partnership with the Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center in 2006, rehearsing and holding annual performances at Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center. The choirs are part of the Community Education division of Rock Valley College.

For more details, visit mendelssohnpac.org or call (815) 964-9713.

From the Dec. 14-20, 2011, issue

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