Peninsula Singers hosting virtual holiday concert

The Peninsula Singers present a Holiday Virtual Cabaret that began on Christmas Day and will continue for several weeks through the new year. Access the performance at

Conductor Dr. Jerome Wright has put together some top professional local and regional talent donating their performances. They include:

• accompanist Linda Dowdell and baritone Joel Yelland, who open the show with “A Child Is Born in a Manger”;

• Carol Swarbrick Dries, who joins Dowdell for “Send in the Clowns” and a rap from the stage production of “Sister Act”;

• Soprano Erin Wood, who sings with the “Hour of Power” and performs at the Met and Lyric Opera of Chicago will sing “O Holy Night”;

• Jackson Berkey of Mannheim Steamroller fame, who presents his composition “Autumn Brilliance” and will team up with his protégé Winston F. Schneider, 12, for Berkey’s two-piano arrangement of “Christmas Day in the Morning”;

• Seattle Girls’ Choir vocal jazz group “Sorella” will sing “Armor” by Sarah Bareilles and arranged by Sarah Zegree; and,

• in the final, the Seattle Girls’ Choir “Prime Voci” the Seattle Youth Symphony and the Bellevue Youth Symphony presenting “True Colors” arranged and conducted by Jacob Winker.

The Peninsula Singers are also accepting any donations to help cover operating costs and support the 501(c)3 nonprofit group’s scholarship program. Mail tax-deductible donations by mail to: Peninsula Singers, 325 E. Washington St. #135, Sequim, WA 98382.

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