CELEBRATE THE SEASON WITH THE BAY AREA CHORUS OF GREATER HOUSTON
Houston, Texas— The Bay Area Chorus of Greater Houston is pleased to announce its upcoming Holiday Concert Series. The concerts will be held at the resplendent Chapel of the Villa de Matel, 6510 Lawndale, Houston, TX 77023, on December 4th at 4:00 and December 5th at 3:00, at Clear Lake Presbyterian Church, 1511 El Dorado Blvd, Houston, TX 77062 on December 5th at 7:00, and at First United Methodist Church Pearland, 2314 N. Grand Blvd. Pearland, TX 77581 on December 6th at 7:30. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door, and $12 for students and seniors over 65. Tickets may be purchased at www.bayareachorus.org or from any member. Note: Reservations are recommended for the Villa de Matel concerts; tickets will be sold at the door based on seating availability.
Members of the Bay Area Mixed Chorus and Women’s Chorus will be joined by the Bay Area Youth Singers, St. Anne Catholic School Children’s Choir, Clear Lake Presbyterian Festival Choir, Celebration Ringers, Festival Brass, and the First United Methodist Pearland Sanctuary Choir and Handbells. The choirs will perform seasonal music featuring fresh arrangements of classic holiday favorites. The first two concerts at the Chapel of Villa de Matel will prove to be particularly uplifting, as the setting and acoustics of the chapel enhance the impact the musical offering of the choirs.
Now in its 46th Season, The Bay Area Chorus has grown to be a Houston-area choral institution. Under the direction of Keith Dixon, the chorus has expanded to include a Women’s and Mixed Chorus, both of whom have developed a reputation for exhibiting the highest standard of musical excellence. The Chorus performs a widely varied repertoire regularly throughout the Houston Area in its regular concert season and special concerts such as the Veteran’s Day concert and the Major Works concert with orchestra. Additionally, the Bay Area Chorus takes an active role in music education through its concert outreach; inviting area schools to perform on all their regular concerts. The chorus has collaborated with many noted choral conductors and musicians, including Alice Parker, Weston Noble, Nick Page, Barbara Johnson Tucker and Dr. Barbara Wesley Baker.