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SVCC plans winter performance

Published: Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT

DIXON – The Sauk Valley Community College music department’s annual winter concert will be at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Historic Dixon Theatre, 114 S. Galena Ave.

Donations for theater renovations will be accepted at the door. Mark Bressler will direct both the concert choir and the concert band. Among concert choir selections will be “And the Glory of the Lord,” from “The Messiah,” by George Frederich Handel; “Soon-Ah Will Be Done,” by William L. Dawson; “The Pasture (Choose Something Like a Star),” by Randall Thompson; and “We Come A-Caroling,” by Theron Kirk.

Concert band pieces will include “Othello (A Symphonic Portrait in 5 Scenes After Shakespeare),” by Alfred Reed; “Christmas Curtain Raiser,” arranged by Ross Hastings; “Christmas Moods,” arranged by Seth Markham; and “Christmas Sing-A-Long,” arranged by James Ployhar. The choir, band, and audience will join together for a Christmas singalong.

Community members interested in joining SVCC performance ensembles can email mark.bressler@svcc.edu for more information.

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