Sunday, Jan. 5, we will have a pickup choir that will meet at 8:30 am to rehearse an easy anthem for 9:30 am worship. We will be singing a three-part arrangement of “Go, Tell It On the Mountain.” This one-time commitment is open to all!
The 7 PM evening concert, titled Northern Lights, will feature music from Iceland, Sweden, Norway, Den-mark and Finland and a new commission for flute choir by Danish flutist and composer Marie Sønderskov. The concert will be broadcast live on NET Radio and hosted by The Verge host Genevieve Randall.
Eric Higgins is an internationally acclaimed bass player. He is performing at WPC on the afternoon of the 11th and has agreed to share some stories about his musical career.
Eric has also been a tenured member of the Hamburg State Opera Orchestra and an active chamber musician throughout Europe, the U.S. and South America. In 2013, he relocated to Boston where he joined A Far Cry Chamber Orchestra, plays regularly with Handel & Haydn Society.
The Festival showcases classical, traditional and contemporary music to explore Lincoln’s rich cultural mosaic created by the many groups of people from around the globe who have settled here since the city’s founding. The August 11 events will include music from the Nordic traditions.
Come for a lively Dance Lesson and Open Dance at 3 PM. Learn how to dance Swedish polskas and Norwegian vals to the sound of traditional Scandinavian folk music performed by Debbie Greenblatt and David Seay.