Thursday Music Club to present annual ‘Christmas Musicale’

The Thursday Music Club will present its 96th annual Christmas Musicale at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at Calvary Lutheran Church.

There is no charge to attend; a freewill offering will be taken for the club’s music scholarship fund.

The Thursday Music Club Chorus, under the direction of Jenny Goeke, will perform four songs, accompanied by Joan Karner on piano.

Gabrielle Halliday, this year’s Thursday Music Club UND Scholarship recipient, will play a trombone solo. She is a junior, majoring in music education, at UND.

The Fallcreek Quartet and the Red River High School Velvatones will perform. Fallcreek Quartet members are Kevin Dean, Rich Derrick, Mark Diers and Mark Laurin. Members of the Velvatones are Kirsten Warcup, Choe Heydt, Lydia Weippert, Shalom Onyeka, Claire Lapp, Ella Henry and Kylie Severtson.


A harp trio, featuring Amariah Larson, Linda Larson and Laurie Charrette, will perform.

A Christmas message will be delivered by the Rev. Lynn Ronsberg, pastor of Sharon Lutheran Church.

Maria Williams Kennedy will sing “O Holy Night.”

The congregation will sing Christmas hymns, accompanied by Kristine Middleton on organ.

Calvary Lutheran Church is located at 1405 S. Ninth St.

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