The Cariboo Festival 2015 is in full swing with its annual choir concert coming up Monday evening featuring a total of seven choirs, says festival director Michelle Erlandson.
There will be three adult choirs, an adult ensemble, a youth ensemble and two children’s choirs performing, Erlandson says.
Each group will perform a set of pieces and the evening will conclude with award presentations, she says.
The choir concert starts at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 13 at St. John Lutheran Church at 377 Hodgson Road.
Entry is by donation which goes to help pay for the month-long festival.
For their festival adjudication the choirs entered are scheduled to sing the following songs.
The Angelkeys Children’s Choir will sing Ed the Invisible Dragon by Rhodenizer, and We are the Dinosaurs by Berkner.
Coda! Youth Vocal Group will sing Pompeii by Bastille and Best Days of My Life by American Authors.
Synergy ensemble with Sandi Alaric, Sharon Hoffman, Harry Jennings, and Lee Moffatt will sing the traditional song The Water is Wide.
The Cariboo Men’s Choir will sing We Rise Again by Dubinsky and the traditional song Battle of Jericho arranged by Hayes.
The Quintet Plus mixed choir will sing The Promised Land by M. Durham and Bye Bye Blackbird by Dixon/Henderson arrangement by Althouse.
The Just for Fun Ladies’ vocal group will sing Stompa by Betis/Ryder, Mummer’s and Dance by McKennit.
A secondary school ensemble with Ilan Peimer, Clayton Charleyboy and Kayne Robinson will perform Scar Tissue by the Red Hot Chilli Peppers.