Need A “Little” Christmas!

By: Contributor Last Updated: November 29, 2011

LaPorte-Childrens-Choir-Christmas-2011LaPorte County Symphony Orchestra Children's Chorus have prepared an evening of uplifting tunes for the holiday! Directed by Matt Nelson, local 2nd -5th grade students will sing a variety of Christmas songs for your enjoyment. To add to the festivities, the LCSO French Horn Quartet will also perform.

A cookie reception to honor the performers will immediately follow the recital.

Sunday, December 4 at 6:30 p.m.
Presbyterian Church of LaPorte

More details about the program:

Need a "Little" Christmas is the LCSO Children's Chorus holiday program directed by Matthew Nelson and accompanied by Fran Milo. This is a community chorus of 2nd - 5th grade students from many schools who love to sing. Familiar songs will include: "African Noel", "Happy Birthday Baby Jesus", "O Holy Night", "Christmas in Any Language" and "Be a Candle of Hope".

In addition to the angelic young voices the event includes:

A quartet of horns that are a familiar group from the orchestra: JoFran Bendix, Kathleen Lang, Dana Chartier and Jen Hayes.

Matt Nelson playing the pipe organ that is housed in the Presbyterian Church.

The children will invite the audience to sing-a-long too!

Special thanks goes to the Presbyterian Church of LaPorte for providing the performance space and supporting youth in the performing arts. Thanks also goes to the Agape Christian Church for providing rehearsal space throughout the year.

There is no charge to the public for this afternoon of enjoyable music.