RACINE — The Belle City Brassworks brass band will present “A Brass Christmas” concert at two locations.
The first concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13, at Living Faith Lutheran Church, 2915 Wright Ave. It will feature the Living Faith Senior Choir directed by Dimitri Shapavolov.
The second concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 2201 Northwestern Ave. The concert will feature the Sacred Heart Vocal Ensemble and Hand Bell Choir directed by George Baumgardt. Selections include “Bring Us Hope,” “This Holy Night” and “Child of the Promise.” The Handbell Ensemble will perform “A Child is Born” and “It Came Upon the Midnight Clear.”
The Brassworks, directed by Douglas Johnson, will perform Christmas selections featuring audience favorite arrangements specially arranged for brass band including “Yule Dance,” “Nowell!,” “Christmas Encounters,” “The Irish Carol,” “Candlelight Carol” and “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year.”
The audience gets its chance to actively participate in the concert during the traditional grand finale, a sing-along of Christmas favorites with full brass band and vocal accompaniment arranged by Brassworks own Ken Norman.
There is no admission fee. Donations will be accepted.