Brandon Montgomery, of Maxwell, sings during a fall recital at North Platte Community College. He will be one of the performers at NPCC's Holiday Concert Dec. 10.
The North Platte Community College music department will ring in the holidays with a jazz and choir concert Dec. 10.
The concert, which begins at 1:30 p.m., will be offered via livestream at npccknights.com/ and on the college's YouTube channel.
"We're encouraging everyone to grab a mug of hot chocolate, get in the Christmas spirit and enjoy some much-needed respite from the current challenges we are all facing," said Kristin Simpson, music instructor. "This concert will be a breath of fresh air and optimism for a better future. We have a wide variety of holiday music to share - some will get toes tapping and other selections will go straight to the soul."
Songs will include "Mele Kalikimaka," "African Noel," "O Come, O Come, Emmanuel," "Santa Baby" and "A Sleigh Full of Saxes" among many others.
Simpson will direct the choir, which includes the following performers:
Cody – Grace Ford
Cozad - Desaray Schwarz
Fairbury - Dylan Rogge
Grant - Christopher Terry
Indianola - Trenton Emmons
Maxwell - Brandon Montgomery
North Platte: Thomas Bartling, Joseph Frailey, Jordan Leal, Lisa Pickett, Ashtyn Winder
Paxton - Alex McConnell
Choir members Emmons, McConnell, Leal, Terry, Rogge and Montgomery will also perform as part of the jazz band. They will be joined by Austin Macek, of Gothenburg, Teagan Kennel, of Norfolk and Don Kurre and Gregg Todd, of North Platte.
The jazz band will be directed by Jennifer Winder.