Once again the Orchestra of the Eastern Shore will be participating in the December 11 Cokesbury Music Festival at Historic Cokesbury Church in Onancock.
To herald in the festivities the orchestra’s wind players will provide a brief outdoors concert from 1:30 – 1:45 at the Onancock Town Park adjacent to the church. Selections include Christmas fare for saxophone quartet and “Christmas Bells” (Ding Dong Merrily on High, Silver Bells, and I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day) for flutes,clarinet, and horn.
Inside at 2:00 we start the festival program with all string presentations of:
- The Twelve Tunes of Christmas (arr. Stefanie Fife)
- Spiegel im Spiegel (Arvo Pärt) – with Paul Kim on violin and Carlo Balmoria on piano
- Nutcracker Suite Selections (Tchaikovsky, arr. Bud Caputo)