WILMINGTON — The Girls’ Choir of Wilmington, celebrating its 20th seaso,n will present two free holiday concerts on Friday, Dec. 16 at 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 1219 Forest Hills Drive, Wilmington.
Entitled “A Ceremony of Carols and Songs of Inspiration”, the concerts include classic work for treble choir and harp by Benjamin Britten as well as inspiring songs like “River of Jordan” and “Light One Candle.” Conducted by Sandy Errante and accompanied by Steven Errante, the concerts will also feature harpist Joanna Rose Bologna. Admission is free, and the 6 p.m. concert is encouraged for families with small children.
The Girls’ Choir of Wilmington is a community organization with about 70 girls ranging in age from 9 to 18. Since its inception, the choir has maintained an active profile in Wilmington, offering its own concerts, performing in area churches and synagogues, and collaborating with organizations like the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra. It has toured in the Carolinas, Virginia, and Washington D.C., including a prestigious performance at the National Cathedral.
The choir performs a variety of classical, folk, sacred, secular and popular music, developing musicianship, self-discipline, and teamwork. It is also dedicated to serving the larger community through its activities and concerts.
For more information about the Girls’ Choir of Wilmington and the holiday concert, please visit www.girlschoirofwilmington.org.