Voices United Community Choir
I Hear the Prophet Callin’
Dutch Lake Community Centre
209 Dutch Lake Road
Admission by Donation
Proceeds will go to Forest View Place to purchase much needed and costly chairs.
This is a wonderful opportunity to hear the Christmas story through song. The music and lyrics of the cantata were written by Pepper Choplin, one of the Choir’s favourite composers. He blends Appalachian, Irish, Latin, Cajun, and early American folk styles with traditional carols. In his notes about this cantata, Choplin writes
I’ve used a recurring melodic theme to lead the way through the events. The musical narration directs us to the different “stations” of the Christmas story:
I hear . . .
the prophet calling . . .
a mother singing . . .
the shepherds calling . . .
I see the star of glory . . .
I hear the people singing . . .
The choir will also sing two anthems. Following the cantata, there will be an opportunity for the audience to join the choir in singing a few well loved carols fitting this season of hope, peace, joy, and love.
This forty voice choir is sponsored by Trinity Shared Ministry. The singers gather each October and meet weekly until December when a Christmas cantata is presented to the community. It is a marvellous opportunity for those who enjoy singing in harmony.