Youth Singers have Dec. 1 family show

Ninety award-winning choristers of Guelph Youth Singers will present their annual seasonal concert on Dec. 1 at 7:30pm here at the River Run Centre.
A string quartet from the Suzuki String School of Guelph will be special guests, along with guest instrumentalists on percussion and handbells.
Artistic Director Linda Beau­­pré has chosen a repertoire to put guests in a holiday mood. Familiar carols and seasonal songs from the lighter side will include, A Marshmallow World, and When Santa Claus Gets Your Letter.
The strings and singers will present mov­ing arrangements of more tra­ditional carols, as well as, Shepherd’s Cradle Song. A Chanukah song, Round and Round the Dreydl Spins will include all singers, ages 6 through 19, in a whirling four-part canon, and the youngest singers will present Huddle Close.
The concert features the works of many international composers.
Guelph Youth Singers in­cludes choristers from the city of Guelph and are­a. The four choirs are regular recipients of awards from the Guelph Ki­wanis Festival, and have gone on to win at the provincial and national levels of the Federa­tion of Canadian Music Festi­vals.
 For tickets, phone the  box office at 763-3000. Adults pay $22, students and seniors $16, and eyeGO.