Accordion player Rebecca Huck practices the solo she’ll perform at Thursday’s Salado Community Chorus Concert.  The free performance will take place at the First Baptist Church in Salado.      


The 50-voice Salado Community Chorus will present its annual Christmas concert at 7 p.m. Thursday in the sanctuary of the First Baptist Church in Salado. Admission is free.

Jim Mohan is director of the chorus. David Kalfus will be the pianist at the concert.

The program will consist of seasonal selections performed by the full chorus, soloists, quartets and several ensembles and an appearance by Santa Claus.

The performance by the chorus will include “Yule be Swingin,” “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” “Jingle Bell Rock,” “Hot Chocolate,” “Silver and Gold,” “Just Another Christmas,” “Alleluia” and “Alpha and Omega.”

Music will also performed by the First Baptist Church Bell Choir under the direction by Aline Wilson in addition to a selection played on the accordion by Rebecca Huck.

The membership of the chorus is a melting pot of Central residents from the communities of Copperas Cove, Temple, Belton, Harker Heights, Nolanville and Salado.

Chorus rehearsals are on Tuesday nights from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

The chorus begins its fall season in August to prepare for the Christmas concert. The spring season begins in January for the preparation of the spring concert in April.

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