A Christmas Concert 2020!
Season's Greetings, OVOC Membership!
The Okanogan Valley Orchestra and Chorus returns with its second virtual concert for the season, “Music is Vital,” on December 12th. The orchestra, directed by Matt Brown, will be performing Irving Berlin’s hit “White Christmas,” arranged by Bruce Chase, and the Leroy Anderson classic “Sleigh Ride.” The chorus, directed by Derek Pulsifer, will be performing Andy Beck and Brian Fisher’s “One Candle,” and “Winter Wonderland,” arranged by Jay Althouse. Many small ensembles will be included in the performance as well. Kathleen and Mike Christensen will be singing "Good King Wenceslas." Steve Cockfield will perform “The Wexford Carol,” a traditional Irish carol arranged by himself, on vocals, harp, oboe, English horn, and percussion. Calvin Gorman will be performing his own arrangement for euphonium quartet of the Beatles’ “In My Life.” Members of the orchestra will be performing jazz rock ballad “Goodbye my Heart,” by Mike Smukal and will feature Sarah Walker on alto saxophone. BrassWorks will be performing a creative take on “Jolly Old St. Nicholas,” arranged by Zack Smith.
This virtual concert will be released on December 12th at 2pm on the “Okanogan Valley Orchestra and Chorus OVOC” YouTube channel below:
Thanks for watching and enjoy the performance!