Salem Band holiday concert canceled

Published 10:58 am Monday, December 13, 2021

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The Salem Band holiday concert, originally scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 21 at New Philadelphia Moravian Church, has been canceled. However, Salem Band will still perform the holiday concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 19, at the Hanes Auditorium at Elberson Fine Arts Center at Salem College. This free concert will celebrates the return to indoor concerts and of Eileen Young’s 10th year as music director. Vocal soloists Dr. Cristy Brown and Rev’d Gus Chrysson will premiere arrangements of “Wexford Carol” and “O Little Town of Bethlehem” — and don’t miss Chrysson singing “O Holy Night.” Music from “The Nutcracker” and “Charlie Brown,” swing, Salem Band favorite “Morning Star Polka” and more. Free concert. Masks and proof of vaccine/negative test are required for all. Thank you for understanding and for making this easy for the Atkins High School student volunteers.

Enjoy pre-concert music by Salem Saxophone Quartet. Participate in your community with holiday sing-alongs and donations to your Salem Band and charity partner, Sunnyside Ministry. Plenty of free and close parking available.