Kent Singers has been bringing high-quality choral music to Northwest Connecticut for 40 years now and their December 2012 concerts will once again offer a delightful mix of secular and scared works.
On the program for two winter concerts, December 2 at 3 p.m. at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Bridgewater, and December 9 at 3 p.m., St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Kent,, are Antonio Vivaldi’s Gloria with solos by members of the group, the Cherry Tree Carol arranged by former Kent Singer John King, See Among the Winter Snow, Carols for Choirs, an Advent Anthem by Douglas Brooks-Davis.
In addition, the group will perform Dedham by Billings, A Child is Born by Heinrich Schutz, Count Your Blessings by Irving Berlin, Il est Ne’le Divin Enfant, arranged by Shaw and Parker, and, finally, We Wish You a Merry Christmas.
Kent Singers is made up of auditioned vocalists from throughout Northwest Connecticut. They perform mostly a capella, under the leadership of Music Director, Mark Brooks.
They have performed in Kent, New Preston, Bridgewater, Sharon, Sherman, Washington and New Haven, including the Faure Requiem with the Sherman Chamber Ensemble in Kent last June.
Tickets for the December concerts are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Call 860-619-8110 or visit www.kentsingers.org for more ticket information.