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News Flash
December 2, 2016
For Immediate Release—Houston Ebony Opera Guild's Christmas Concert

Houston Ebony Music Society, Inc.
Houston Ebony Opera Guild

www.houstonebonymusic.org
713-225-3800

Release Date: December 2, 2016
Contact: Houston Ebony Music Society, Inc., 713-335-3800 or 713-591-6439, ebonymusic92@earthlink.net

Houston Ebony Opera Guild will present Christmas Concert on December 11
Chorus and soloists sing Christmas Spirituals, Messiah excerpts, and other favorites.

For nearly two decades, Westbury United Methodist Church has hosted Houston Ebony Opera Guild’s Annual Christmas Concert. The tradition continues in 2016 with a performance that will Christmas Spirituals, excerpts from Handel’s Messiah, and other favorites.

This year, the Annual Houston Ebony Opera Guild (HEOG) Christmas Concert, “Home for Christmas,” will be held at 4 p.m., Sunday, December 11, 2016 at Westbury United Methodist Church, 5200 Willowbend Boulevard, Houston 77096. Soloists and the HEOG Chorus will perform Christmas Spirituals arranged by Roland Carter and John Work in addition to other beloved Christmas music by Handel, Rutter, and others. Admission is free. However, donations will be gratefully accepted at the door.

The concert music staff includes the following:

  • Jason Oby, Program director
  • DeAndre John, conductor
  • Lucian Zidaru, pianist
  • Jane Perkyns, pianist

For additional information, call 713-335-3800 or visit houstonebonymusic.org.

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