LRCC Holiday Concert

BRIDGTON — The Lake Region Community Chorus is back and proud to present its eighth annual Holiday Concert, which will take place in the Twitchell Chapel at Bridgton Academy in North Bridgton. The concerts are scheduled for Friday, Dec. 8, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 10, at 3 p.m.

This enthusiastic choral group is made up of fifty-five singers from twelve surrounding towns. They will present an exciting program that is made up of songs of many different styles and genres.

The concert will feature a joyous celebration of pieces that express the promise and meaning of the season. The CUKES (Church Ukulele Strummers) will accompany the song, ‘Mele Kalikimaka’ on their ukuleles, and there will be a special piece sung in honor and memory of Ginny Halligan. The Hallelujah Chorus will include audience participation.

The pieces will include accompaniments by Rusty Wiltjer, percussion, Mark Priola, electric bass, Liz Rounds, flute, Pam Ward, guitar, Adam Quincy and Ian Smith, trumpet, Jan Jukkola, clarinet, and Glen Jukkola, violin. There will be other instrumental surprises as well.

The LRCC is directed by Jan Jukkola and Susan Stockwell and accompanied by Patrick Speckamp. The chorus would like to thank Bridgton Academy for all their help and support. They would also like to thank their enthusiastic audiences and local sponsors.

Donations to help cover music and operating costs will be graciously accepted. Come and let the Lake Region Community Chorus sing in the holiday season and fill your heart with joyful music and song.

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