2012-11-21


Fitzgerald Announces 45th Annual Holiday Choral Program Schedule

PITTSBURGH – Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald today announced the 45th Annual Holiday Choral Program will kick off on Wednesday, November 28, with a performance by the Quaker Valley High School Concert Choir, at 11:30 a.m.  This and all concerts for the program will be held on the Grand Staircase of the Allegheny County Courthouse, located at 436 Grant Street in downtown Pittsburgh.

Performances will be held each weekday through Friday, December 19. Twenty-four local choirs, orchestras, and bands will participate in this year’s program. Each performance will also be broadcast on the Grant Street side of the Courthouse so downtown shoppers and workers may enjoy the concert.

A special thanks to Giant Eagle and Colteryahn Dairy for providing refreshments for the school groups on their performance day.

Participating schools have also been asked to make donations of filled stockings to The Holiday Project, a program that has provided holiday gifts to children and youth who receive services through the Allegheny County human services system since the late 1960s.  Concert-goers are invited to participate in the program by making a donation of an unwrapped gift.  More information, including suggested gifts, is available at The Holiday Project.

The full schedule for the 45th Annual Holiday Choral Program follows:

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Date

Time

Group

Nov. 28

11:30 a.m-12:10 p.m.

Quaker Valley High School Concert Choir

Nov. 29

11:30 a.m-12:10 p.m.

Ingomar Middle School 8th Grade Orchestra

Nov. 30

11:30 a.m-12:10 p.m.

Seneca Valley Intermediate High School Choirs

Dec. 3

11:30 a.m.-12:10 p.m.

Marshall Middle School 8th Grade Orchestra

Dec. 4

11:30 a.m-12:30 p.m.

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Open to all County employees, their friends, family and the public, the celebration will include a sing-along, refreshments, giveaways and an appearance by the Jolly Old Elf himself. Attendees are also encouraged to bring a stocking full of goodies to donate to The DHS  Holiday Project.

Dec. 6

11:30 a.m-12:10 p.m.

Ingomar Middle School 7th Grade Orchestra

Dec. 7

11:30 a.m-12:10 p.m.

Deer Lakes Chamber Singers

Dec. 10

11:30 a.m-12:10 p.m.

Marshall Middle School 7th Grade Orchestra

12:20 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Keystone Oaks High School Symphonic Band

Dec. 11

11:30 a.m-12:10 p.m.

Steel Valley High School Concert Choir

12:20 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Pittsburgh Mifflin Chorus

Dec. 12

11:30 a.m-12:10 p.m.

Carson Middle School Orchestra

12:20 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Northgate “Sizzlers” Jazz Band

Dec. 13

11:30 a.m-12:10 p.m.

Shaler Area High School Choir

12:20 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Shaler Area High School Advanced Jazz Band

Dec. 14

11:30 a.m-12:10 p.m.

McKeesport Area High School Orchestra

12:20 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Montour High School Concert Choir

Dec. 17

11:30 a.m-12:10 p.m.

Chartiers Valley Middle School Orchestra

12:20 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Shaler Area High School String Orchestra

Dec. 18

11:30 a.m.-12:10 p.m.

Pittsburgh Minadeo Elementary School Chorus

12:20 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Harrison Middle School Band, Chorus, & Orchestra

Dec. 19

11:30 a.m.-12:10 p.m.

Upper St. Clair High School Pantheon Choir

12:20 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Mellon Middle School 8th Grade Chorus

 

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