Fifth and sixth grade girls from the Barton Hills Choir will perform at One World Theatre on December 8 in two shows with renowned jazz pianist David Benoit. Join the girls as they help relive the classic music and images of A Charlie Brown Christmas with Grammy-nominated Benoit, whose credits include Here’s to you, Charlie Brown, 50 Great Years and the star-studded 40 Years: A Charlie Brown Christmas that reflect his lifelong passion for the music of original Peanuts composer Vince Guaraldi, and solidify Benoit’s role as his musical heir.
Shows begin at 6:30 and 8:00 PM, with tickets available now at One World Theatre.
Make plans now to get your holiday spirit in full swing by attending the lighting of the Zilker Holiday Tree, Sunday, December 1 at 6:00 PM. Come early to get a good seat and bring some pocket money for kettle corn and hot chocolate.
Third, fourth, fifth, and sixth grade members of the Barton Hills Choir will perform for the fifth year in a row. The choir will sing holiday classics including Sleigh Ride, Jingle Bell Rock, and Winter Wonderland. Accompanying the choir are Director Gavin Tabone on keyboards, Jake Perlman on drums, Tom Treanor on percussion, Jason Nunnenkamp on bass, and Don Cento on guitar.
5th and 6th grade members of the Barton Hills Choir will perform in October at the Austin City Limits Music Festival. This year the ACL Festival expands to two weekends, with six full days of live music in Zilker Park performed by over 130 artists. 75,000 music fans attend the Festival each day.
The Choir will be showcased on the Zilker Stage at noon on Friday, October 4 and at the same time on Friday, October 11. The Choir performed at the ACL Festival previously in 2009 and 2011. This year the choir will perform songs by headliners Muse and Wilco, along with other choir classics. Musicians accompanying the choir include Director Gavin Tabone on keyboards, Jake Perlman on drums, Jason Brint on bass, and Don Cento on guitar.
Mark your calendars and secure your tickets now to see the Barton Hills Choir performing in this world famous festival!
Plan now to attend a very special event this weekend: the lighting of the Zilker Holiday Tree. An annual tradition in Austin since 1965, the Barton Hills Choir has performed at the event each year since their inception in 2009.
The show is scheduled to start at 6 PM on Sunday, Dec. 2, but come early to get a seat up close to see the Barton Hills Choir perform holiday favorites, including:
Jingle Bell Rock
Parking is free, but bring funds for hot chocolate, kettle corn, and other goodies that will be available. It’s a wonderful way to get into the holiday spirit and is sure to be a night to remember.