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Arise and Shine! Diocesan Youth Choir Christmas Concert

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BRIDGEPORT—The Diocesan Youth Choir Christmas Concert will be held at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts of Fairfield University on Sunday December 17, at 7 pm.

This will be the third Christmas Concert for the youth choir formed by Bishop Frank J. Caggiano. It has become one of the most joyous and inspiring events of the year in the diocese.

The 100-member youth choir, under the direction of Mary Bozzuti Higgins of Weston, will perform a challenging program of Christmas songs and chants from different ages and cultures.

The evening will include some Christmas Concert favorites including Arise and Shine, Gaudete, Festival Sanctus and Siyahamba!, The choir will also introduce some new music and surprises including Let There Be Peace on Earth and Calypso Lullabye featuring soloist, Gospel Singer, Adrienne Reedy.

Supporting the choir will be accompanist Clay Zambo; Flute, Dr. Jessica Raposo; Oboe, Dr. Ralph Kirmser; Trumpet, Nicholas Loafman; and Percussion, Don O’Keefe

This year scripture readings in between songs will be done in Vietnamese, Ukrainian and Spanish.

The Diocese Youth Choir recently recorded a Christmas Special for Shalom World Catholic Channel, to be aired Christmastime…

VIP tickets are available for $50 and include a pre-concert reception with Bishop Frank J. Caggiano (VIP tickets are only available by calling the diocese at 203-416-1670). Regular tickets are $20. Order tickets online at quickcenter.fairfield.edu or call the box office 203-254-4010.