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An American Family Christmas features sacred and seasonal classics in annual choral concert

Dr. Joseph Henry and Angela Born
Jenn Gordon
Dr. Joseph Henry and Angela Born

On this week’s episode of Out and About, Dr. Joseph Henry and guest artist Angela Born from the Peoria Area Civic Chorale join host Jenn Gordon to talk about An American Family Christmas! The concert will feature contemporary arrangements of traditional classic hymns like Hark the Herald Angels Sing, O Little Town of Bethlehem and Do You Hear What I Hear as well as performances of seasonal classics like It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas, Up on the Housetop and Jingle Bells.

Performances happen at Five Points Washington on December 16 and 17 at 7:30pm and December 18 at 2:30pm. For more information or to purchase tickets visit https://peoriacivicchorale.org.

Jenn Gordon is executive director of ArtsPartners of Central Illinois. She hosts Out & About every week on WCBU.
Jody Holtz is WCBU's assistant program and development director, All Things Considered host, as well as the producer of WCBU’s arts and culture podcast Out and About.