Okaloosa Chamber Singers to present Christmas concerts

Okaloosa Chamber Singers

The Okaloosa Chamber Singers will perform Nov. 30 in Fort Walton Beach and Dec. 2 in DeFuniak Springs.

BRIAN HUGHES | News Bulletin
Published: Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 11:15 AM.

FORT WALTON BEACH — The Okaloosa Chamber Singers, directed by Dr. Marilyn Overturf, celebrates its 15th season with Christmas concerts at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30 at Trinity United Methodist Church on Racetrack Road in Fort Walton Beach and at 4 p.m. Dec. 2 at First United Methodist Church in DeFuniak Springs on the Circle.

The DeFuniak Springs concert is sponsored by The Florida Chautauqua Inc.

"Carols and Candlelight" brings warmth and the spirit of the season through the carols and arrangements of John Rutter and Mark Hayes, as does Bach’s Advent Cantata 140, "Wake, Awake" with chamber orchestra.

Featured instrumental soloists include Ingrid Roberts, violin, and Alice Biggar, oboe, and OCS soloists, sopranos Esther Tiedemann, Uma Jolly, and Nancy Ratcliff, with basses, Richard Montague and David Jones.

There will be audience participation in carol singing. Okaloosa Chamber Singers concerts are free and open to the public, with a suggested donation of $15 per person or $25 dollars per couple.

Contact Dr. Overturf at 682-9651 or email marilyno@cox.net.

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