Volcano Festival Chorus Presents 25th Annual Winter Concert

December 2, 2018, 9:15 AM HST (Updated November 9, 2018, 9:29 AM)

Volcano Festival Chorus will present its 25th annual Christmas concert, A Gift of Love, on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. at Kilauea Military Camp’s Kilauea Theater.

The 25-member chorus is under the direction of Roch Jones with accompaniment by Laura Kahale.

Also joining the chorus will be Cheryl Shine on flute.

The concert will offer a wide variety of music as well as an audience sing-along.


This year’s concert features both sacred and secular music. Many of the chorus’ favorites are being performed.

The Carols of Gathering by Joseph Martin will open the show and Christmas Goes Baroque will close the show.

The program is varied and includes a number of tunes with classical music themes and lots of variations on familiar Christmas carols. Popular carols O Holy Night, I Wonder as I Wonder and a medley of In the Bleak Midwinter and Lo, How A Rose ‘ere Blooming will also be featured.


The chorus, started in 1994 by renowned Music Director Camille Almy, is now sponsored by the Kilauea Drama & Entertainment Network (KDEN). This the 25th concert that is presented as a gift to the Volcano community as a mahalo for all their support.

Enjoy an evening of holiday music in the cool, air of Volcano. Admission is free; however, donations will be gratefully accepted. Park entrance fees may apply.

Kilauea Theater is locates at 99-252 Crater Rim Drive in Volcano Village.



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