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Fulton Community Band To Present Annual Christmas Concert Dec. 17

FULTON, NY – The sounds of the holiday season will once again be shared at 7 p.m. Dec. 17 at the annual Fulton Community Band Christmas Concert in the G. Ray Bodley High School auditorium.

The sounds of the holiday season will be shared on Dec. 17. Carol Fox, (pictured) directs the Fulton Community Band in rehearsal for the concert.
The sounds of the holiday season will be shared on Dec. 17. Carol Fox, (pictured) directs the Fulton Community Band in rehearsal for the concert.

The concert is free and FMA is providing free bus transportation to and from the concert for residents of Towpath Towers, Fulton Mill Apartments Meadowbrook and Oak Street Apartments.

The Fulton Community Band will be featured performing several new arrangements and old favorites including Leroy Anderson’s “Sleigh Ride, and Christmas Festival,” “Carol of the Bells, Finale for a Winter Festival,” “Gaudet,” a jazzy version of “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen,” directed by Colleen Dailey and “The Hallelujah Chorus.”

The Roamin’ Catholic Choir, under the direction of Dolores Walrath, will also be singing in the concert and will feature: ”Carol of the Bells,” “White Christmas,” “Emmanuel,” “Christmas Joy!,” “Angel’s Carol,” “I Bring You Good News!” and “The First Noel/Pachelbel’s Canon.”

“The evening will end with a rousing Christmas carol sing-along with the band, the choir and the audience,” said Steve Chirello, president of the Fulton Music Association.

Everyone in the community is invited to attend this free concert.

For additional information, call 591-3392.