Music on the Hill of Wilton presents its annual vacation live performance, “Sounds of the Season,” on Friday, Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m. at Wilton Congregational Church (70 Ridgefield Rd.).
The live performance options the Jubilate Ringers, an 18-member handbell ensemble, and the 30-voice Competition Refrain made up of singers from all through the area. The live performance will embody choices for Christmas and Hannukah, in addition to lullabies and winter songs. A choral spotlight might be “Rejoice!” by Gwyneth Walker, a festive setting of three acquainted carols. The Jubilate Ringers, along with Music on the Hill’s Neighborhood Youngsters’s Refrain will carry out “And All of the Bells on Earth Shall Ring,” a festive carol suite by Creative Director Ellen Dickinson, for handbells and youngsters’s refrain. Flute, double bass, organ, and carols sung by the viewers spherical out this system. This live performance is offered with out ticket cost as a present to the group — donations could also be made on the door ($25 advised). This live performance for all ages is a enjoyable and festive option to begin the vacation season!
The musical vacation enjoyable continues, with “Jingle all the way in which!” on Saturday, Dec. 3, at 2 p.m., on the Wilton Historic Society. The Vacation Refrain and handbell ringers of Music on the Hill will carry out enjoyable vacation and winter songs to deliver good cheer to all. Plus, don’t miss Santa’s jingle bell bracelet workshop, a free craft for youths of all ages. This pleasant occasion is obtainable with out cost and coincides with the Vacation Prepare Present on the Wilton Historic Society. Mixed, it guarantees an incredible afternoon for all ages, certain to deliver the vacation spirit. The snow date for the occasion is the following day, Sunday, Dec. 4, on the identical time.
On Tuesday, Dec. 20 at 7 p.m., all are welcome to affix a Neighborhood Messiah Sing, the place the viewers is the refrain. That includes a number of visitor conductors, together with Will Mandelbaum, the director of choral actions at Wilton Excessive College, and string quartet, this Messiah sing will embody Half I of Handel’s oratorio, in addition to the well-known “Hallelujah” and “Worthy is the Lamb” choruses, the ultimate actions of Elements II and III. All singers are welcome, and music lovers are welcome to return and hear as properly. The advised donation for participation is $10, and a portion of the donations collected might be donated to Wilton Social Companies for meals help locally.
Based in 2011, Music on the Hill is an unbiased, group music non-profit that has known as Wilton house for the previous seven years. With performing ensembles and academic alternatives for adults and youngsters, and free live shows for the group, Music on the Hill strives to deliver extra music to extra folks, and to encourage and enrich the group with high-caliber musical choices.