OCTC Community Chorus Performing Christmas Concert

Monday, December 3 @ 7:30 p.m.at First Christian Church

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OWENSBORO, KY (11/20/2018) The Owensboro Community and Technical College Chorus, under the direction of Dr. Connie Ford, Professor of Music, and accompanied by pianist Angela Bruce, will perform a Christmas concert at First Christian Church, 700 J.R. Miller Boulevard, Owensboro on Monday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m.

Featured composers of the 20th and 21st century programmed works, which feature a variety of styles, include Mark Sirett, Shawn Kirchner, John Rutter, Howard Helvey, César Carrillo, Donald Patriquin, and Kim Arnesen. The forty-voice chorus, comprised of community members and college students, has presented fall and spring concerts continually since the spring of 1987.

Members performing include: Sopranos-Robbin Baughn, Jeanette Ebelhar, Rhonda Hoffmann, Mary Jungmann, Mary Lou Kapfhammer, Sheila Kyle-Reno, Carroll Laswell, Leah-Marie McDivitt, Dianne McFarling, Jo Nelson, Debra Sims, Betty Sivis, Clarissa Smith, Janet Tichenor, Alice Welsh and Virginia Zoglman. Altos-Cindy Bornander, Linda Burgess, Beverly Chelgren, Donna Clark, Megan Crawford, Janet Estes, Marjorie Flowers, Mary Goodman, Vicki Meacham, Mary Rummage, Christie Stumpf, Sr. Sharon Sullivan, and Wendy Wells.Tenors-Chris Freels, Rick Houston, Robert Meacham, Mike Tichenor, and Chris Tolliver. Basses-Mike Bruce, Kirby Chelgren, Matthew Constant, Sam Koon, and Jim Wilhoyte.


Owensboro Community & Technical College is one of the sixteen community and technical colleges that make up the Kentucky Community & Technical College System. OCTC serves the KY counties of Daviess, Hancock, Ohio and McLean. OCTC has three campuses in Daviess County and a Center and Annex in Hancock County. OCTC strives to serve the communities in the service area by providing associate degree education for transfer, state of the art technical education for students focusing on entering the workforce, customized business and industry solutions through the Workforce Solutions division, and adult education and business and industry testing through the SkillTrain unit.


The Kentucky Community and Technical College System is the Commonwealth's largest postsecondary institution with 16 colleges and more than 70 campuses. We also are Kentucky's largest provider of workforce training and online education. Through partnerships with business and industry, we align our programs to meet the needs of local employers. We help students fulfill their dreams of creating a better life through programs that lead directly to jobs or help them transfer to one of our four-year partners.

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