Payson Choral Society

The Payson Choral Society will present its Christmas concert under the direction of Daria Mason this Saturday at 4 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Payson High School Auditorium.

Mark your calendars — the Payson Choral Society’s Christmas presentation of “Christmas Is Coming!” directed by Daria Mason with accompaniment by Lisa Tan comes to the Payson High School Auditorium Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 15 and 16. Performances are at 4 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.

Come, get into the Christmas spirit with the sounds of popular favorites, “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas” and the beautiful “Coventry Carol.” A cozy Irving Berlin Christmas medley surely will make you wish to return home to a warm fire by which to open just one of your gifts.

Soloists for the evening, Sonja Sandoval, Ed Strain and Shelley Wayland will add a special sparkle to this glorious experience.

Tickets may be purchased in advance from Choral Society members, at the Rim Country Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Payson Public Library. Tickets are also available at the door before each concert. Concert tickets are $15 at the door, and $10 if purchased in advance. Children and students up to age 18 are admitted free. Proceeds from the concerts provide musical scholarships to middle school and high school students. These are awarded each year at the spring concert.

The Payson Choral Society is looking for new members to participate in the spring concert. Try out at 5:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 17 at the United Methodist Church, 414 N. Easy Street. If you like to sing, want to have fun with a great group of people, and you are willing to commit to weekly rehearsals, come be a part of the Payson Choral Society. For further information, call John Landino at 928-468-0023.

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