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Holiday voices

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Donna Sapp, a former music teacher, rehearses her solo with other members of the Christmas Cantata Choir. The group will continue a 70-year-tradition with the presentation of "The First Noel" at 4 p.m. Dec. 11 at the Lilbourn United Methodist Church. The performance is free and open to the public.
(Photo by Jill Bock, Staff)
Lilbourn singers set to take part in 70th annual event

LILBOURN -- For 69 Christmas seasons, singers have filled the Lilbourn United Methodist Church with the joyous sounds of the holiday. This year -- the 70th -- will be no different.

At 4 p.m. Dec. 11, a choir comprised of singers from nine different churches, representing five denominations, will present "The First Noel."

For 30 of the 70 years, Betty Joyce Dambach has directed the choir. She explains her background wasn't in directing -- she served as the pianist for the Lilbourn United Methodist Church.

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