Shepherds and Stars

Saturday, December 7, 2019 @ 7:30pm
Sunday, December 8, 2019 @ 3:00pm

Vashon Center for the Arts

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The Vashon Island Chorale welcomes Christmas with a seasonal array of musical delight. Favorite carols like I saw three shipsOnce in royal David’s city, and O come, all ye faithful appear, but dressed up as you’ve probably never heard them before. Some are sure to become new favorites as well, like John Rutter’s Caribbean Jesus Child and the Nigerian song Betelehemu. We also bring to the Island music by four Seattle-area composers: Greg Bartholomew, Joy DeCoursey-Porter, Andrew Jacobson, and the late Bern Herbolsheimer. And we’ll be joined by the Vashon Youth Chorus, pianist Linda Lee, violinist Dan Brandt, oboist Çravixtha Acheson, and African percussionist Gordy Ryan.  It is a night of introspection and whimsy, nostalgia and joy, with something for everyone.


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The Vashon Island Chorale engages, enriches, and unites
our island community by providing opportunities for all people to participate in, learn about and
enjoy fine chorale music.
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