Carillon Singers celebrate 25 years of song

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The Carillon Singers are delighted to present their annual Old Christmas Concert,  “Snow Angel” on Saturday at 7 p.m.

Celebrating 25 years in song in this year, the Carillons have prepared a special evening of solstice serenades to carry you from the Christmas season and into the New Year.

Founded in 1993 under the musical leadership of director Jennifer Grout and accompanist Marilyn MacDonald, the Carillons are a choral ensemble of female musicians and vocalists. The group is currently under the direction of long time Carillon Vivi Chediac and accompanied by Karen Crowley. Although Carillons have come and gone over the 25 years, the friendship shared by the women remains strong and unified in song.

Joining the Carillons is special guest Ann Holton, a Pictou County native, sharing her musical gifts since childhood. In November 201, Holton released her own Christmas CD “A Merry Little Christmas”. After studying music and vocals, she continues to perform a range of folk and classical styles across the province.

The concert featuring the Carillons and Friends will take place Jan. 5 at 7 p.m. at Trinity United Church, 151 Temperance St., New Glasgow. In true Carillon tradition, warm mulled cider will follow with light seasonal treats. Tickets are $15 each and can be purchased from any Carillon Singer, by phoning Renee at (902) 771-0250 or at Chediac Furniture in New Glasgow, and will be available at the door.