Mass Choir Invite
You and your choir members are invited to join other singers from across Central Florida in performing a collection of Derric Johnson (Conductor Emeritus of the Walt Disney World Candlelight Procession) Christmas arrangements for Downtown Orlando’s THE GIFT on December 6th, 2013. This will be the 6th consecutive year that Trinity Downtown and The Mayor’s Holiday Lights Orlando will present this free musical production at the Disney Amphitheater on Lake Eola.
This event truly kicks off our city’s holiday celebration. The festival begins at 4pm with trucks from Orlando’s famous “Food Truck Bazaar” and the opening of our Christmas Village with gifts and goodies for all. Just after 6pm Mayor Buddy joins the festivities to light Orlando’s official Christmas tree live on WKMG. This officially begins our stage show which is presented in two acts. First, students from Trinity Lutheran School present a Christmas musical which is sure to bring the audience into the Christmas spirit. Act two gathers hundreds of singers from all over Orlando to sing familiar Christmas songs under the direction of Derric Johnson. WESH news anchor Jim Payne joins us on stage for the 6th time to narrate our second act which also features a few special stories including The Story: a reading from the Gospel of Luke.
We have provided copies of the music we will be performing that evening along with a link to the rehearsal music on-line. You are welcome to learn the music on your own and you are invited to our three pre-event music rehearsals, September 21st, October 5th, and November 16th from 10am to noon at Trinity Downtown. Specific details about the performance day will be shared at these rehearsals and through email as the event approaches.
We look forward to you and your choir joining us this year. What a blessing is it to have the opportunity to sing and celebrate Christmas in the heart of our city. Since this event grows every year, please find time to let us know a general number of singers you will be bringing.
For more information, questions, and to register your group, please go to TheGiftOrlando.com or with specific event questions email Bbrath@TrinityDowntown.com
Blessings and Merry Christmas!
Pastor Billy Brath
Click here for the pdf version of the invite letter