From dressing up at Halloween to ringing in the New Year, this time of year brings excitement and joy. Join UH Hilo’s Kapili Choir and University Chorus, the Orchid Isle Orchestra, the Hilo Community Chorus, and and special guests for a concert celebrating the festive season. This annual concert, beloved by Hilo audiences, welcomes all – e komo mai!
Hilo Community Chorus will be participating in the UH Hilo holiday concert on Sunday December 11, 2016 at the UH Hilo Performing Arts Center, 342 W Kawili St, Hilo (click link to view location on Google Maps).
From the UH Hilo Performing Arts center website: “Holiday traditions from around the world sparkle and shine in this concert celebrating the season. This annual holiday concert is a Hilo tradition, bringing families together each year to hear Christmas favorites, new songs of the season, and special guest artists. This year the concert travels the world to showcase seasonal traditions from near and far. Mele Kalikimaka!”
Featuring the UH Hilo Kapili Choir and University Chorus under the direction of Amy Horst,the Orchid Isle Orchestra under the direction of Cathy Young, the Hilo Community Chorus under the direction of Tom McAlexander, and VOICES, directed by Mark Sheffield. The singers will be supported by Walter Greenwood on piano, Armando Mendoza on trumpet, and Chelsea Pacheco on percussion.
Advanced Sales/At the Door General: $20/$25
Advanced Sales/At the Door Discount: $15/$20
Advanced Sales/At the Door Children 17 & under & UH Hilo/Hawaiʻi CC Students with valid ID: $7/$12
To purchase tickets to Holiday Card to Hilo: Christmas Around the World at the UH Hilo Performing Arts Center, click here .
The 9th Annual Messiah sing-along will be on Sunday, December 20, 2015 at 2 PM at the Christ Lutheran Church, 595 Kapiolani St, Hilo, HI 96720 .
TOM MCALEXANDER, CONDUCTOR; WALTER GREENWOOD, ORGAN; RICK MAZUROWSKI, PIANO; WITH SOLOISTS
AND YOU, (BRING YOUR OWN SCORE OR BORROW ONE AT THE DOOR)
concert location at google maps: 595 Kapiolani St, Hilo, HI 96720
On Sunday, December 13, 2015 at 2:00 PM, volunteers from the Hilo Community Chorus will participate in the University of Hawaii at Hilo’s annual Christmas Concert.
This year’s concert is titled “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” and will include performances by the UH Hilo Kapili Choir and University Chorus under the direction of Amy Horst, the Orchid Isle Orchestra under the direction of Cathy Young, the Hilo Community Chorus under the direction of Tom McAlexander, and the Mountain View Elementary Chorus under the direction of Jennifer Tsuji. There will also be a special appearance by Santa and Mrs Claus. Tickets prices range from $7 (advance student) to $25 (general admission, day of show) and can be ordered by phone at (808) 932-7490 or online at arts center.uhh.hawaii.edu.
The Hilo Community Chorus will perform 3 songs independently, and join the University Chorus for additional songs.
The concert location is the UH Hilo Performing Arts Center at 342 W Kawili St, Hilo, HI 96720. Click here to view Concert location at Google Maps
On Sunday, December 13, 2015 at 10:30 AM, volunteers from the Hilo Community Chorus will join the Christ Lutheran Church choir to reprise Joseph Martin’s “Ceremony of Candles” Christmas cantata. The general public is welcome to attend the service, which will include open communion. There is no admission fee.
Christ Lutheran Church is located at 595 Kapiolani Street, Hilo Hawaii 96720. Click here to see the church location on Google Maps
On Wednesday November 11, at 3 PM, volunteers from the Hilo Community Chorus will provide music for the Kilauea Military Camp’s Veterans’ Day Ceremony in Volcano HI.
A buffet lunch following the service at KMC Crater Rim Cafe is free for all veterans, and is also available for purchase by general attendees and non-veteran chorus members.
It is a “Fee Free Day” at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park so park entrance fees are waived to all.
photo credit, with permission from Ron Johnson and Ka‘u Calendar Newspaper
ceremony location at google maps: KMC front lawn by flag pole