Well, the week has flown by, and it’s time for another look into arts education in North Metro Atlanta. Given the wide variety of presentations this week, this edition will focus on choral events happening in our schools.
The Archer High School chorus will present “Joys of the Season” December 12 at 7pm. The concert will be held in the AHS Theatre in Lawrenceville, and will feature the Beginning, Advanced, and Select Ensembles. All three ensembles will perform pieces such as La Nanita Nana, Adam Lay Ybounden, Betlehemu, Jolly Old St.Nicholas, and Zat U Santa Claus?. The Chorus will also be accompanied by members of the band program on several pieces. Admission is free and open to the public.
The Crews Middle School chorus will present a winter concert December 12 at 7:00pm. The concert will be held at Crews Middle School in Lawrenceville and will feature both 7th and 8th grade singers. Admission is free and open to the public.
The Creekland Middle School Chorus will present their winter concert December 13. The 6th grade chorus will perform at 5:30pm, followed by the 7th and 8th grade choruses 7pm. Both concerts are free of charge and will be held in the CMS cafeteria in Lawrenceville.
The Dacula Middle School chorus will present a Winter Concert December 13 at 6:30pm. The concert will be held in the chapel of the Hebron Baptist Church in Dacula and will feature the 6th, 7th and 8th grade choruses performing songs for Christmas, Hannukah, and Kwanzaa and many others. Be sure to attend this great free event, and don’t miss out on the audience sing along throughout the concert.
The Buford Middle School Chorus will present their Holiday Concert December 13 at 7:00pm. The concert is free, and will be held at the Buford Fine Arts Center in Buford. The concert will feature students singing songs from famous holiday movies and TV shows.
The Riverwood Charter School Choral department will present a Winter Holiday Concert December 15 at 7pm. The concert will be held at the Riverwood International Charter School, located on Raider Drive in Sandy Springs, and will feature a wide range of choral music, including classic choral literature by JS Bach and Maurice Durufle, international music including Hebrew folk songs and an Indian Raja, to fun holiday selections, including acapella jazz arrangements of classic Christmas carols. The concert is free and open to the public.
The Alpharetta High School chorus will present their annual winter concert December 15 at 7pm. The concert will be held in the AHS auditorium in Alpharetta, and will feature a variety of choral ensembles. Admission is free and open to the public.