2017-01-21 / The Rock


By Kimaya Crawley and Kason Leake

Person High School Chorus performs holiday concert. Person High School Chorus performs holiday concert. The Person High School band and chorus performed 2016: Christmas Around the World at Southern Middle School on Thursday, Dec. 15 at 6:30 p.m.

The performance was free for all members of the community to attend, though donations to support the programs were accepted.

The following musical pieces were performed:

The Star Spangled Banner (1814) - Francis Scott Key and John Stafford Smith

Stars and Stripes for Christmas (2003) - John Philip Sousa & Robert E. Foster

Chanukah Collage (2016) - Andrew Yozviak

Brazilian Bell Carol (2016) - Robert W. Smith Imani (2001) - Sean O’Loughlin

A Christmas Tale, “Beware the Krampus” (2016) - Randall Standridge

Grown Up Christmas List (1990/2012) - arr. Michael Brown, featuring soprano soloist, Maddie Scott

Sleigh Ride (1948, Lyrics 1950) - Leroy Anderson

A Holiday Sing-Along (2002) - arr. Audrey Snyder and John Moss

Person High School junior Marlisha Smith said she enjoyed her role in the performance as a member of chorus, but she wishes the performance could have involved more audience participation.

PHS freshman Alex Fullenwider said, “I enjoyed singing and the variety of song selections.”

PHS senior Jasmine Williams said, “My favorite part of the performance was the opportunity to share Christmas traditions. I would love to see more people from the community come out and support this annual event.”

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