Arts Councils ‘Sounds of the Season concert is on Dec. 1


The Madison County Arts Council will present its annual Sounds of the Season concert at 7 p.m. Dec. 16 at London First United Methodist Church, 58 N. Main St., London. Celebrate the season with festive music performed by some of Madison County’s finest musicians and vocalists.  

Among the performers are Mark Potter, Chase Potter, Tracy Potter, Joe Blaho and Ernie Sparks, who will perform the following selections in various configura-tions: “Santa Claus is Coming To Town,” “Boogie Woogie Santa Claus,” “Sleigh Ride” and “Twas the Night Before Christmas.”

The West Jefferson High School Gold Choir will sing “Issay, Issay!” (an Ethiopi-an carol) and “I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm.”

The Music Men barbershop quartet will perform “It’s Beginning to Look a lot Like Christmas,” “The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)” and “Jingle-Bell Rock.” The singers are tenor Matthew Tlachac, lead Jeff Gates, baritone Craig Chadwell and bass Paul Oswalt.  

Other performers on the program are Janice Binns, Pauletta Brown, Ruth Gorman, Teri Gray, Jane Widen, and the First Presbyterian Men’s Ensemble, to name a few.

Refreshments will be available after the concert.

The Madison County Arts Council is a non-profit organization that strives to provide and foster education and entertainment through the presentation of the performing and visual arts.

Upcoming events include the Young Artists Showcase to be held at 3 p.m. Jan. 27 at West Jefferson High School and the Musical Review to be held April 5. For the Musical Review, Arts Council patrons will be asked to submit their favorite Broadway musical show tunes at the Sounds of the Season concert. Check out the Arts Council Web site at


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