Community choir

Several members of the Davis County Community Choir are shown rehearsing for Sunday’s upcoming concert, “Nothin’ But Glory.” Amy Cook, playing trombone at right, is part of an instrumental ensemble that accompanies the choir on two numbers. 

The Spectrum Center for the Arts will present a Christmas concert, “Nothin’ But Glory,” at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at the Iowa Theatre.

The concert will feature the Davis County Community Choir with additional music provided by Bloomfield United Methodist Church Chancel Choir, Bloomfield United Methodist Praise Band, DCHS Boys Quartet, Dawn Kappelman, and Fellowship of Christian Students.

The Community Choir will perform “Sing Joy to the World,” “Rise Up, Shepherd in the Night,” “A Christmas Portrait,” “Fanfare for a Christmas Day,” “Welcome to Our World,” “Benedictus,” “Jingle Bells Hallelujah,” “Cantando,” and “Nothin’ But Glory.”

Singers include Ron Hewus, Chirstopher Gingerich, Megan Gingerich, Janice Batterson, Mary Jo Johnson, Tracy Emmons, Stacie Knox, Leah Baughman, Les Aeschliman, Jennifer Bonner, Garry Meredith, Elissa Leffel, Gail Wortmann, Dawn Kappelman, Joe Hudson, Keera Galindo, Dean Penner, Emily Penner, Konnie Milder, Rick Simpson, Bill Baughman, Bridgette Nicoli, Deb Nicoli, Charlene Nash, David Nash, Shannon Klaus, Julie Griffin and Chris Griffin.

The Community Choir is directed by Lyle Stirling with Nancy Squire and Karen Spurgeon serving as accompanists. Leah Baughman will provide violin accompaniment and Amy Cook, Jeff Cook, Les Aeschliman, Carson Shively, Tracy Emmons, Scott Shively, and Stacy McCoy will provide instrumental accompaniment.

The Bloomfield United Methodist Church Chancel Choir will perform “Rejoice with Joy to the World” and an arrangement of “Silent Night” for choir, violin, and congregation.

Chancel Choir members performing are Julie Griffin, Emma Griffin, Savanah Summers, Elaine Von Bon, Diane Park, Linda Rowe, Leah Baughman, Megan Gingerich, Christopher Gingerich, Ron Hewus, Andy Summers, Christopher Griffin, Garry Meredith, Wayne Birchmier, and Robert Von Bon. Karen Spurgeon is director.

“Kingdom Calling,” the United Methodist Church’s praise band consisting of Tracy Emmons, Savanah Summers, Andy Summers, Stacy McCoy and Scott Shively will perform, “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” and “Hark, the Herald Angels Sing.”

Dawn Kappelman will perform a soprano solo, “Breath of Heaven.”

The DCHS Boys Quartet of David Nash, Jack Ball, Kolton Stremler and Kenny Cronin will sing “The Wise Men Song.”

The DCHS Fellowship of Christian Students will perform “Silent Night” and “It’s About the Cross.” Members of the group are Leah Rudd, Makenna Bachman, Megan Swan, Maddy Warning, Grace Johnson, Adrienne Johnson, and Macy Hill.

Rhonda Eakins will serve as reader/narrator for the concert.

Concert admission is set at $5 for adults and $3 for students.

The Spectrum Committee will host a reception for musicians and audience members in the Kay Burchette Cultural Center following the concert. While at the reception, audience members will be able to view the Neal Smith Wildlife Refuge Duck Stamp Art Show set up in the Cultural Center.