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November 9, 2014 (San Diego)—A free choral concert, “Bright Mornings, Silent Nights” will be presented by the Pacificaires and Cedar Center Chorus on Saturday, December 6 at 2 p.m. in the College Avenue Baptist Church, 4747 College Avenue in San Diego.   The concert features Christian and Jewish holiday favorites as well as secular music.

“You’ll hear the full chorus of 100 singers plus ensembles and soloists, accompanied by a 7-piece orchestra of talented instrumentalists, and maybe a bit of theatrics,” says Kelci Cell, publicity chair. She adds, “We are united by our delight in the power of music to restore and enliven both singers and audiences, especially among seniors.”

The group’s oldest member is 94 years old.  Members come from all walks of life and all levels of musical experience

 “By making music together, we form a strong community creating excellence, wellness and fun,” Cell adds.

The groups have been performing together since 1976 as part of the San Diego Community College District’s continuing education courses. Conductor Eunice Williams was recognized in2011 as one of San Diego Magazine’s Women of the Year and was named Metro Mover to Watch in 2010 by San Diego Metropolitan Magazine. Williams is assisted by co-instructors and accompanists Patricia Cox and Stewart Simon.

Requests for disability accommodations can be made at least 10 days before the event by contacting the Dean of the emeritus program at 619-388-1800.  

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