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WCHS Instrumental Music Dept. Christmas Concert Dec. 13
Warsaw Community High School Instrumental Music Department will present “Christmas at the Pops” Dec. 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the WCHS Performing Arts Center auditorium. The concert will feature the WCHS Concert Band and Wind Ensemble. The WCHS Jazz Band and state-championship Percussion Ensemble also will perform. The bands are under the direction of Mickey Ratliff and Emily Mikel. The Jazz Band will perform “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” with guest vocalist Scott Avery, WCHS choir director. The WCHS Wind Ensemble will perform “All Is Calm (Silent Night)” featuring Dianne Martin-Ratliff on flute and Judie Meulink on piano. The program also will include such holiday classics as “I Saw Three Ships”, “Jingle Bells”, “Joy to the World” “O Come All Ye Faithful”, “Winter Wonderland” and many others. Prior to the concert at 7:30 p.m., the Gentle Winds Trio will perform seasonal favorites in the Performing Arts Center lobby. The Gentle Winds Trio is a local professional ensemble comprised of flutists Dawn Engler and Dianne Martin Ratliff and cellist Mary Jeanne Kraft.