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Kathleen Scheide, Coordinator

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Saturday, December 3, 4:00 PM
The Norristown Chorale with Philadelphia Bronze handbell ensemble. Sacred and secular music of the season. Works of Handel, Dawson, Whitacre. Free-will offering. Victory Church, 2650 Audubon Road, Audubon, PA 19403 610.272.0410 www.facebook.com/TheNorristownChorale

Saturday, December 3, 7:00 PM
Dickinson Christmas Spectacular with Scott Foppiano at the 66 rank Kimball Theatre Pipe Organ joined by choirs, soloists, piano and handbells. All seats reserved $15/$10. Tickets in advance available at www.dtoskimball.org or at the door from 5:30 PM. Dickinson High School, 1801 Milltown Rd., Wilmington, DE 302.995.2603 www.dtoskimball.org

Saturday, December 3, 7:30 PM
Repeated Sunday, December 4 at 7:30 PM. Handel’s Messiah. The Wayne Oratorio Society, a ministry of Wayne Presbyterian Church. 200-voice choir with professional orchestra and soloists. Free-will offering. [This is a handicap-accessible venue.] Wayne Presbyterian Church, 125 E. Lancaster Ave, Wayne PA 610.688.8700 www.waynepres.org

Sunday, December 4, 2:00 PM
Annual Holiday Extravaganza - featuring various artists. $10.00 Ages 15 and under - $5.00 Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville, PA.

Sunday, December 4, 2:00 PM
Repeat performance at 5:00 PM. The Many Moods of Christmas with choirs, handbells and orchestra. No admission charge but tickets are required. Write to Chuck Evans c/o the church address OR contact him at vansjrc@verizon.net. Calvary Lutheran Church, Rosedale Ave & New St, West Chester PA 610.696.2475

Sunday, December 4, 4:00 PM
A Candlelight Christmas. Choirs and orchestra. Gerald Finzi's "In Terra Pax", carols and anthems. Marcia Sommers, Conductor; Sandor Kadar, Organist. Free; offering received; reception will follow. First Presbyterian Church, 130 W Miner St, West Chester PA 610.696.0554 www.firstpreswc.com

Thursday, December 8, 12:30 PM
Sandor Karar, organist. Free admission. Princeton University-Chapel, Nassau and Washington Rds., Princeton NJ eplutz@princeton.edu 609.258.3016 www.princeton.edu/~choir

Friday, December 9, 7:30 PM
Chamber Music at Bournelyf presents Keystone A Capella in Holiday Dessert Concert. Reception included. Suggested donation $20. Church of the Loving Shepherd, 1066 S. New Street, West Chester, PA 19382 610.692.5662 (response line)

Saturday, December 10, 3:00 PM
Community Christmas Concert, Augustus Lutheran Church, 717 W. Main St., Trappe, PA. Laurie Mueller directs the choirs and friends. Freewill offering. Augustus Lutheran Church, 717 W. Main St., Trappe, PA www.augustustrappe.org

Sunday, December 11, 4:00 PM
"Sweet Sounds of Christmas." This concert celebrates the joys of the Advent and Christmas season and will feature the entire family of BMPC choirs with one of the great brass ensembles in America, The Philadelphia Brass. Free-will offering. Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church, 625 Montgomery Ave, Bryn Mawr PA 610.525.2821 www.bmpc.org/programs/music-and-fine-arts

Sunday, December 11, 4:00 PM
Advent Lessons and Carols. Lee F. Milhous, Organist and Choirmaster. Music of Poston, Palestrina, Oxley, Adelmann, Hurd, and Ledger. Freewill offering. St. Mary's Parish, 145 W. Broad St., Burlington, NJ 08612 609.386.0902 www.StMarysBurlington.org

Sunday, December 11, 4:30 PM
Repeat performance at 7:00 PM. Share in the 25-year tradition of gathering with the community to sing carols with the children, youth and adult choirs, orchestra, bells, and organ with a candlelight procession. Freewill offering. Abington Presbyterian Church, 1082 Old York Rd, Abington PA 215.887.4530 www.apcusa.org/MusicatAbington

Sunday, December 11, 7:00 PM
Ring and Sing. The ringing choirs of First Presbyterian Church, West Chester, present an hour of Christmas music, along with an informal carol sing. Free; over 100 bells and chimes. First Presbyterian Church, 130 W Miner St, West Chester PA 610.696.0554

Friday, December 16, 8:00 PM
All Bach program, #7 in a series of complete works performed by organist Stephen Williams. Concerto in A minor (Vivaldi), Fantasias in C minor, Toccata in E Major, chorales for Passiontide, from the Neumeister collection. Cathedral Church of the Nativity, 321 Wyandotte St, Bethlehem PA 610.865.0727 www.nativitycathedral.org

Sunday, December 18, 4:00 PM
Lessons and Carols for Advent and Christmas, with the Chancel Choir and brass. First Presbyterian Church, 21st and Walnut Streets, Philadelphia. 215.567.0532 www.fpcphila.org

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