The Singing Christmas Tree has just wrapped up its 60th year
I love this Charlotte tradition!
Hope you enjoy the photos and Larry Toppman's story (click on the blue link).
'85 singers form this tree -- they'll sing for you on Dec. 16.'
'Sunday audience for 'Singing Christmas Tree.' '
'Enacting one of the scenes from the Charlotte Choral Society's Singing Christmas Tree is this group, including, from left, Susan Ralston, as the shepherd; Sally Norris, Joseph; and Betty Nelson, Mary. All performances are sold out.'
'Making the list ... Miss Gail Thomas writes down the names that the elves will use to check off presents as part of this year's Singing Christmas Tree program.'
'Choral Society takes break during rehearsal... guild serves coffee and snacks to revive singers.'
'The citizens of Toyland have sprung to life in this 'Child's Dream of Christmas' section of Charlotte's 'Singing Christmas Tree' performance. The 'Toys' are members of the East Mecklenburg High School drama group and the 'Tree', as always, is the Charlotte Choral Society directed by Mrs. Alice Hulbert Berman.
'Participants belt out a song Thursday night at Ovens Auditorium during a performance of the 40th annual 'Singing Christmas Tree.'
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'The Singing Christmas Tree celebrates its 60th anniversary this season at Ovens Auditorium.'