TJC choral groups to present holiday concerts Dec. 6 and 7
The Tyler Junior College Chamber Singers and Concert Choir will perform a pair of free holiday concerts on Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 6 and 7.
The TJC choral groups are under the direction of Robert Boren. Collaborative pianist is Charles Praytor, TJC music and piano professor.
‘A Christmas Invitational’ on Dec. 6
For “A Christmas Invitational,” the TJC groups will perform a combined concert with high school choirs from Bullard, Jacksonville, Marshall and Whitehouse.
The performance will be held 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, in Wise Auditorium, located in the Rogers Palmer Performing Arts Center on the TJC Central Campus. Admission is free.
High school choir directors are Luke Dean, Bullard; Tiffany Hammock, Jacksonville; Stephanie Ferro, Marshall; and Amy McMichael, Whitehouse.
‘Christmas Downtown’ on Dec. 7 at Marvin UMC
The TJC groups’ annual “Christmas Downtown” concert set for noon Wednesday, Dec. 7, in the sanctuary of Marvin United Methodist Church, located at 300 W. Erwin St., in downtown Tyler. Admission is free.
Program selections include: “O Magnum Mysterium” by Morten Lauridsen, “Ave Maria” by Franz Biebl, “Modeh Ani” by Monica Miller and arranged by TJC music professor Frank Kimlicko, “Laudate Dominum” by Mozart, and “Gaudete!” by Michael Engelhardt.
TJC Concert Choir members
Sopranos: Sophie Breen, Tyler; Azia Fields, Marshall; Haley George, Jacksonville; Emma-Lee Hopkins, Pretoria, South Africa; Jessica Hopkins, Pretoria, South Africa; Deanndra Jernigan, Marshall; Hannah Majors, Tyler; Macy Romo, Forney; Sarah Trawick, Jacksonville; and Samantha Walls, Tyler.
Altos: Samantha Clark, Whitehouse; Emma Dorman, Jacksonville; Katelyn Gravis, Edgewood Kellie Hodson, Longview; Mackenzie Lee, Tyler; Kyla Negre, Tyler; Jaylah Rosborough, Tyler; and Hanna Sepulveda, Lindale.
Tenors: Kenneth Blackmon, Dallas; Grayson Cary, Pine Tree; Austin Green, Whitehouse; Kameron Lacefield, Tyler; Jack Riddell, Euless; Aaron Tucker, Tyler; and Brayden Yancy, Tyler.
Basses: Leo Chesley, Whitehouse; Justin Eden, Canton; Colin Fite, Tyler; Cameron Furr, Tyler; Salvador Guzman, Rowlett; Jeremiah James, Cooper; Jayrin Johnson, Henderson;
Brian Poisson, Tyler; Houston Sumner, Lindale; and Anaylin Zuniga, Tyler.
TJC Chamber Singers
Sopranos: Sophie Breen, Tyler; Azia Fields, Marshall; Deanndra Jernigan, Marshall; and Samantha Walls, Tyler.
Altos: Samantha Clark, Whitehouse; Emma Dorman, Jacksonville; Mackenzie Lee, Tyler; and Hanna Sepulveda, Lindale.
Tenors: Grayson Cary, Pine Tree; Austin Green, Whitehouse; Kameron Lacefield, Tyler; and Brayden Yancy, Tyler.
Basses: Colin Fite, Tyler; Cameron Furr, Tyler; Salvador Guzman, Rowlett; and
Anaylin Zuniga, Tyler.
For more on the TJC choral program, go to TJC.edu/music.