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Licking School Christmas Concerts

Christmas Music Fills the Air  By Christy Porter, Managing Editor
Thursday evening, Dec. 6 the Licking High School gym was filled with the sound of Christmas music as the Licking High School and Junior High School students performed their 2018 Winter Band and Choir concert. From the timeless traditional, to traditional with a twist (peppermint twist), to the ethnical, the choir and bands performed to an audience that filled the seats and enhanced the Christmas spirit for young and old alike.
The Junior High Band showed enthusiasm for such favorites as “Jolly Old Sleigh Ride,” “Up on the Housetop,” “Jingle Bells” and “We Wish you a Merry Christmas.” The percussionists moved from instrument to instrument with versatility. The entire performance conducted by Roger Payne was well done and prompted one to sing along with the seasonal greetings.
Accompanied by Dianne Carter on piano, and under the direction of Briana Link, the school choir presented an outstanding trio production. “I Dream A Wor…

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