Reedville festival chorale schedules annual Christmas concert

The Reedville Festival Chorale, a Northern Neck favorite, will present its annual Christmas concert of both stirring and lively seasonal music at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, at Festival Halle, 177 Main St. in Reedville.

The program will include a number of holiday favorites, as well as sing-alongs for audience participation.  Refreshments will be served following the concert.

Attendance is free, but the Chorale suggests donations of canned or other nonperishable food items, as well as cash, for the benefit of the Northern Neck Food Bank.  Donations to support the Chorale also will be welcomed and appreciated.

Sharon Freude is the artistic director of the Chorale.  The accompanist is Carina Kline Harrison.  Flautist Jessica Guy-Haynie also will take part.

Chorale members include:

Sopranos – Jacque Armentrout, Lien Groenwold, Marty Hancock, Courtney Harrison, Jeanne Hickey, Judy Knick, Carol Towne, Kathie Truxall, Barbara Watson and Gayle Werling

Altos – Suzy Amburn, Carol Cole, Carolyn Hennige, Anne Holland, Rita Johnson, Marianne Miller, Betty Mountjoy and Susan Tipton

Tenors – Michael DeGroot, David Hughes, Jim Leach, Nathan Moor, Norma Stotz, John Trescott and Bill Truxall

Basses – Ken Freude, Walter Gillions, Jim Groff, Robert Gwaltney, Nan Hauprich, Dan Hickey, Paul Kimball, Bill Kling, Tom Miller, Bud Stotz and Hal White