Five Verona High School students will be performing with Caldwell University’s Music Department in its annual Christmas Spectacular on Friday December 9 at 8 p.m.
Dylan Gallagher, Molly Ligon, Nicholas Slawski, Colin Vega and Isabella Williams will be part of a wind ensemble that will be conducted by Rebecca Vega, a Verona resident who is a professor at the university. They will perform Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, DelBorgo’s Christmas Variants, Holst’s In the Bleak Midwinter, Saucedo’s Dashing Through the Snow, O’Loughlin’s Imani (A Kwanzaa Celebration), Hanson’s Albanian Dance and a lovely arrangement of First Noel.
The University Chorale, directed by Laura Greenwald, will perform a Baroque Magnificat accompanied by strings, Bogoroditse Djevo by Estonian composer Arvo Part, O Magnum Mysterium by Ivo Antognini and several carols, accompanied by Warren Helms, that play tribute to Mary.
General Admission is $10. Tickets will be available at the door. Student admission is free.