The Mena High School Bearcat Chorus and Spotlight Singers will present their annual Christmas Concert on Thursday, December 3, at 7 PM in the High School Auditorium.
The concert will open with the combined choirs singing Paul McCartney’s seasonal hit, “Wonderful Christmastime.” The Bearcat Chorus will then take the stage to perform “Come to the Stable” followed by the Bruce Springsteen arrangement of the classic “Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town” featuring soloist Israel Thomasson. The mixed choir will close their portion of the program with “Winter Canon” and “Winter Wonderland,” which features the ladies of the Bearcat Chorus.
The Spotlight Singers will open the second half of the concert with “White Winter Hymnal.” The award winning women’s ensemble will then sing “The Coventry Carol” followed by the Pentatonix original hit “That’s Christmas to Me” featuring soloists Brooklyn Beck, Kameron Posey, Kelsey Wiggins, and Abi McPherson. The Spotlight Singers will then perform the holiday favorite, “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree,” with choreography by Kelsey Wiggins.
The concert will close with the traditional “Carol of the Bells” featuring the combined choirs. The director of both choral groups is Ferroll “Tammy” Taylor. Accompanist is Judy Kropp. The Mena High School Art Department will have an art show in the cafeteria following the concert. Make your plans now to experience the sounds of the season and view the student art gallery.
The Mena Spotlight Singers have also earned the honor to sing at the Arkansas State Capitol on December 11th, at 12 p.m.