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News Release for Slayton Area Community Band

Slayton Community Band Christmas Concert

The Slayton Community Band will be sharing their talents at 5:00 PM on December 5, 2021 at the MCC High School Auditorium!  Please mark your calendars and bring some friends. Our guests this year will be the MCC West Elementary Rebel Choir and the MCC High School Rebel Voices.  There will be plenty of music to get you in the Christmas spirit.

And All the Bells Shall Ring!, The Angels of Christmas, and All Through the Silent Night are the band pieces that will start our program.  We will end with Do you Hear What I Hear, Christmas Rock!, For Unto Us, and Christmas Finale. Our guest choirs will entertain us with fantastic selections as well.

The MCC West Elementary Rebel Choir will be singing classic holiday tunes such as “Silent Night” and “Winter Wonderland”. They will also be performing songs that you might not have heard before like, “Ring the Bells, It’s Christmas” by Douglas Wagner and “On a Night Long Ago” by Natalie Sleeth.

The MCC High School Rebel Voices will be singing prelude music as well as music in the program.  Their music list includes the following songs:  Silver Bells, Carol of the Bells, Christmas Valentine, Mary, Mary, and White Winter Hymnal.

The Community Band and the Rebel Voices are directed by Christie Gergen.  The West Elementary Rebel Choir is directed by Kaitlin Cole and will be accompanied by Theresa Nysetvold. Come enjoy a musical celebration of the Christmas season on a comfortable seat in the Murray Country Central High School Auditorium!

Dust off your Musical Instrument and Mark Your Calendars!

Hey all you past, current, and “wanna be” Community Band Members:  Practice for the Slayton Area Community Band’s Christmas Concert is beginning!  All instrumentalists interested in Community Band are invited to try it out by coming to the rehearsals and then joining us for the Christmas concert.   Rehearsals will be Tuesdays November 2nd, 16th, 23rd, & 30th at 7:00 PM at MCC Band Room

Mark your Calendars!  The Community Band Christmas Concert will be Sunday, December 5th at 5 PM at MCC Auditorium.  Watch this paper for more details in the near future!