The Western Wind Vocal Sextet presents HOLIDAY LIGHT

The Western Wind Vocal Sextet presents HOLIDAY LIGHT

The Western Wind vocal sextet will present Holiday Light - Joyous Music for the Holidays on Saturday, December 23 at 8:00 PM at Church of St Paul & St Andrew, West End Avenue at 86th Street in Manhattan.

The program celebrates Chanukah and Christmas, all in one evening of song. Holiday Light presents a diverse array of holiday music from the Middle Ages to today. Organized by themes such as Stars and Lights, Angels and Shepherds, Holiday Messages, and Food & Festivities, the program presents a broad selection of vocal music in styles ranging from Medieval, Renaissance, Early American and Romantic to contemporary works, folk songs and spirituals. New arrangements of seasonal classics such as "The Cherry Tree Carol" and charming Chanukkah Songs such as Flory Jagoda's "Ocho Kandelikas" will be featured.

Western Wind members are Linda Lee Jones, Michele Kennedy, sopranos, William Zukof, countertenor, Todd Frizzell, David Vanderwal, tenors and Peter Walker, bass. They will be joined by Patricia Davis, violin and Arash Noori, lute and guitar & Gayla Morgan, soprano.

Tickets for the December 23 concert are $35 General Admission, $25 Student/Senior, and can be purchased online at http://www.westernwind.org/store.html?tix. For more concert information, please call 212-873-2848 or e-mail: info@westernwind.org.

Since 1969, the internationally acclaimed vocal sextet The Western Wind has devoted itself to the special beauty and variety of a cappella music. The New York Times has called them, "A kaleidoscopic tapestry of vocal hues..." The Ensemble's repertoire reveals its diverse background - from Renaissance motets to Fifties rock 'n' roll, from medieval carols to Duke Ellington, from complex works by avant-garde composers to the simplest folk melodies. Visit them at http://www.westernwind.org/.


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