The Tri-County Symphonic Band celebrates the festive holiday season with its annual Children’s Christmas Concert on Sunday, December 15, at 1:30 pm at the Sippican School, 16 Spring Street, Marion, in the Multi-Purpose Room.
The concert is a wonderful family experience designed for all ages and is free of charge.
The Tri-County Symphonic Band, under the direction of Philip Sanborn, will perform seasonal favorites including “Bells”, “A Christmas Festival”, “An American Christmas”, “Three Moods of Hanukkah” and “A Charlie Brown Christmas”.
A special part of this year’s concert will feature the Sippican School Concert Choir, under the direction of Patricia Richard performing lovely settings of “Jingle All the Way”, “Three Traditional Carols”, “Jazz Gloria” and a colorful arrangement of “The Christmas Song.”
Also, the youngsters in the audience will enter a drawing with the winners playing the sleigh bells with the Tri-County Symphonic Band in its rendition of Leroy Anderson’s “Sleigh Ride”. The concert will conclude with a “Christmas Sing-a-long” featuring the Sippican School Concert Choir and special guests, followed by a volunteer community band called the “Cottage Street Jam Band”, under the direction of Patricia Richard, leading a march from the Sippican School to Island Wharf to greet Santa as he arrives via “water sleigh”.