Waimea Community Chorus Annual Holiday Concert
The Waimea Community Chorus will hold their 24th Annual Holiday Concert, Holiday Favorite’s, at the Kahilu Theatre on Saturday, Dec. 9, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 10, at 3 p.m.
This year, there are over 70 community members participating in the choir, ages 16 to 86, and a 16-piece orchestra comprised of local musicians will accompany them.
Barbara Kopra, the musical director for the choir since 2005, came up with this year’s theme after she asked the members of the choir to provide a list of their favorite holiday songs to sing.
“From there I found the musical arrangements that would benefit both the choir and the orchestra. I love featuring choir pieces with orchestral accompaniment for Christmastime,” Kopra said.
From first-time performers to well seasoned vocalists, the Waimea Community Chorus will perform selections both classical and popular. From The First Noel with Pachelbel’s Canon, to sing-a-long medleys and highlighted holiday pop songs throughout the decades.
Kopra said she is “always trying to find different arrangements in different styles. That way there’s a little something for everyone.”
Tickets are $15, $20 and $25, and can be purchased online at Kahilutheatre.org, by calling (808) 885-6868 or in person at the Kahilu Theatre Box Office at 67-1186 Lindsey Road in Kamuela.