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Summit Choral Society Presents: The Christmas Candlelight Concert Series 2022
Friday, December 16th at 7:00pm EST
Online sale ends: 12/16/22 at 2:00pm EST
St. Bernard Church
44 University Avenue
Akron, OH 44325
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The tradition of the Christmas Candlelight Concerts will continue at the historic St. Bernard Catholic Church with the Metropolitan Chorus, under the direction of Dr. Britt Cooper as well as the SCS Children's Choir Program. The Metropolitan Chorus will enhance your holiday season with a variety of traditional holiday classics as well as a featured performance of Handel's Messiah by George Fridéric Handel! Join Summit Choral Society for an evening of gorgeous pieces sung by candlelight, traditional Christmas songs, as well as featured works! 

- Tickets will be available online until 2PM and then available at the door beginning at 6PM. 

Concert Program

Away in a Manger

Sing along  Hark, the Herald Angels Sing                 

Star of the East                          

What Sweeter Music                                  

Fum, Fum, Fum       

All on a Silent Night

O Come Little Children           

In The Bleak Mid Winter

Christmas Canon


1. Overture

2. Comfort Ye, My People, Adam Kilo

3. Ev’ry Valley Shall Be Exalted,  Adam Kilo

4. And the Glory

7. And He Shall Purify

8. Behold, A Virgin Shall Conceive, Julie Everett

9. O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings, Julie Everett

12. For Unto Us a Child is Born

14. There Were Shepherds, Rachel O’Connell

13. Pastoral Symphony

15. And the Angel Said, Rachel O’Connell

16. And Suddenly There Was With the Angel, Rachel O’Connell

17. Glory to God

18. Rejoice Greatly, Rachel O’Connell

20. He Shall Feed His Flock, Julie Everett

21. His Yoke is Easy

44. Hallelujah


Silent Night

The First Noel

O Come, All Ye Faithful


Under the direction of

Shara L. Cocchiola, Executive Artistic Director

Principal Conductor, Heather J. Cooper

Featured Conductor, Dr. Britt Cooper

Choral Director, Emily Garlock

Choral Director, Jessica Bell



Michael Houff             Concertmaster

Sarah Husak                Violin

Marlene Moses           Violin

Andrea Belding          Violin

Lara Dudack               Viola

Jeff SIngler                 Cello

Patricia Johnston       Bass

Shara Cocchiola          Flute

Terry Orcutt              Oboe

Roberto Iriarte           Bassoon

Gary Davis                 Trumpet

Larry Herman            Trumpet

Matt Dudack              Timpani

Steve Cocchiola          Percussion

Mario Buchanan         Organ


*All programming subject to change

Presented By

Event starts at 7:00pm
Doors open at 6:30pm

Preferred: $25.00
Reserved: $20.00

All Ages

St. Bernard Church<br> 44 University Avenue<br> Akron, 44325





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