Columbia Choirs of Metropolitan Seattle

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Presenting the Columbia Choirs 2023-2024 Concert Series

A Season of Celebration

We are pleased to announce our 2023-2024 Concert Series designed to CELEBRATE throughout our 40th Anniversary Season.

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As we kick off our 40th anniversary season, Columbia Choirs is pleased to present a concert series celebrating winter holidays from around the world with music that stems from these cultured traditions. This December, Columbia Choirs celebrates the many diverse holidays held around the world at wintertime. Spanning our three winter performances, you will hear music stemming from the traditions of Hannukah, Lunar New Year, Winter Solstice, Christmas, Kwanzaa and more. Come experience a holiday concert unlike any other as we honor wintertime and its multitude of rich traditions.  

Adult Choirs

featuring Con Brio and Concord

Saturday, December 2nd at 3pm
Bellevue First United Methodist Church

Join our two adult choirs, Con Brio and Concord, for an afternoon program of richly diverse repertoire from across the globe featuring guest guitarist Lucas Victor. Delight in performances of Solstice (made famous by Voces8 and by well-known modern composer Taylor Scott Davis), Ocho Kandelikas (in Landino, a Judeo-Spanish language, accompanied by percussion and guitar), and a celebratory finale performance of John Rutter’s We Wish you a Merry Christmas.

Children’s Choirs

featuring Prima, Melodia, Harmonia, and Ragazzi

Saturday, December 9th at 12:30pm
Juanita High School Performing Arts Center

Join our Children’s Choirs as they perform a variety of music from Uganda, Japan, China, Ukraine, and beyond, celebrating cultural holidays such as Christmas, Hanukkah, Lunar New Year. Musical highlights include Gong Xi (famous Lunar/Chinese New Year song), Carol of the Bells in English and Ukrainian with handbells, and S’Vivon (a Hannukah song). The concert will come to a close as over 100 singers join together on stage for a special performance of Silent Night, sung in three different languages. 

Youth Choirs

featuring Lyrica, Bel Canto, and Cantabile

Saturday, December 9th at 4:00pm
Juanita High School Performing Arts Center

Join our Youth Choirs as they share a program of music from over 10 regions around the world including Hanerot Halalu (Hanukkah tune sung after lighting the menorah), The Winter Solstice Song (with text on the traditions of making rice balls during Chinese winter solstice celebrations), and Xicochi (a Christmas lullaby sung in Nuahuatl, the indigenous language of the Aztecs). This concert will end as our Youth Choirs join together for a special performance of Silent Night, sung in three different languages.  

Ticket Pricing & Policies

In an effort to ensure that all community members can enjoy choral music, we also offer a Pay-What-You-Will option where you can set your ticket price at whatever level is most comfortable (no minimum cost).

Tickets must be purchased online, no later than 12 hours before the concert start time. Some tickets may be available at the door, but cannot be guaranteed.

All ticket sales are final. No refunds, exchanges, or returns of tickets.

Accessible seating is available at most concert venues. Please email [email protected] if you will need accessible seating for this performance.

Watch & Listen

View recent performance videos from all of our choirs or visit our YouTube page.