The Gaithersburg Chorus and Kentlands Children’s Chorus invite carolers of all ages to participate in a holiday sing-along through the beautifully decorated neighborhoods of Kentlands and Lakelands on Saturday, December 16 from 6 to 7 p.m. Caroling will end at the Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square Road, where the public is invited to warm up with complimentary refreshments, followed by a free concert (reservations required) onstage at 7:30 p.m.
Carolers will meet at the Lakelands Clubhouse, 960 Main Street, and serenade along Main Street, through the Kentlands and Lakelands neighborhoods. A free concert will take place at the Arts Barn at 7:30 p.m. Reserve tickets online here starting December 1.
This event is sponsored, in part, by the Kentlands Community Foundation, Kentlands Citizens Assembly, Lakelands Community Association and Pritchard Music Academy.
The Kentlands Children’s Chorus is a new ensemble that started in the fall as a part of the Pritchard Music Academy. For more information and to register, contact the Pritchard at firstname.lastname@example.org or 301-355-8079.
Gaithersburg Chorus celebrates 30 years
Join the Gaithersburg Chorus in celebrating its 30th anniversary with a free holiday concert followed by a reception on December 5 at 7:30 p.m. at Asbury Methodist Village.
The next session of the Gaithersburg Chorus begins on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. The non-audition community chorus performs two different concert programs each year, one in December and another in May. Previous singing or music experience is not required. Volunteers must attend regular rehearsals each Tuesday evening from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. There is a registration fee of$100 for City of Gaithersburg residents, $120 for nonresidents. Need-based financial aid is available.
For students looking for volunteer opportunities and SSL hours, the Chorus welcomes new members who are 16 and older to sing soprano, alto, tenor or bass/baritone.
This program is funded, in part, by a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC). To discover more about MSAC grants and how they impact Maryland’s arts sector, visit www.msac.org.