CHS Choral Department presents Christmas Concert

The CHS Men's Choir sings "An Elvis Christmas Medley" accompanied on the piano by Ginger Moore and on the drums by Waylon Martensen at the Christmas Concert on Sunday, Dec. 18.

The CHS Men's Choir sings "An Elvis Christmas Medley" accompanied on the piano by Ginger Moore and on the drums by Waylon Martensen at the Christmas Concert on Sunday, Dec. 18. Photo by David Wilson.

The auditorium seats were filled for the Christmas Concert 2011 presented by the Choral Department students of the California High School on Sunday, Dec. 18.

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For the finale of "An Elvis Christmas Medley," the CHS Men's Choir comes off the risers and gathers around to sing to individuals brought on stage.

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The CHS Women's Choir sings "Gloria in Excelsis Deo," the traditional Latin text at the Christmas Concert on Sunday, Dec. 18. The choir is directed by Michele Bilyeu and accompanied by Ginger Moore.

For the entertainment of the arriving audience, members of the CHS Pinto Pride Band played Christmas Carols in the lobby of the Performing Arts Center before the concert.

The event, which began at 2 p.m., included vocal performances by Sounds of Joy, Girls Choir, Women's Choir, Men's Choir, Mixed Choir and the Combined Choir. The event ended with a performance of Handel's "Hallelujah Chorus" by the Alumni choir, which included CHS alumni and the Combined Choir.

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The CHS Combined Choir, directed by Michele Bilyeu and accompanied by Ginger Moore, sings "A Festive Christmas Celebration" at the Christmas Concert on Sunday, Dec. 18.

For more of this story check out the Dec. 28 issue of the California Democrat.

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