Central Arkansas Acapella Choruses Unite for a Holiday Concert Extravaganza
The fun starts at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 9 at the UA-Pulaski Tech Center for Humanities and Arts Building Auditorium in North Little Rock and continues at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 10 at Woodlands Auditorium in Hot Springs Village.
Dear Santa, I Can Explain, part of the Holidays in Harmony series, will bring everybody’s favorite movie and story book villains to life as they try to convince Santa that they don’t deserve a spot on his naughty list, while the three award-winning Central Arkansas choruses sing a capella versions of holiday favorites in the uniquely American barbershop style.
This holiday extravaganza will also offer wintery treats, photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus and a raffle.
Tickets cost $20 for adults and $10 for children 15 and under. They can be purchased at www.arkansasacapella.com.
A portion of the proceeds from the event will be donated to the Open Arms Shelter, a 24-bed facility in Lonoke that provides housing to children who are victims of abuse and neglect.
About Top of the Rock — A five-time Regional Championship chorus, Top of the Rock is a fun-loving group of talented women who love to sing, perform, and grow as singers and as musical leaders. Top of the Rock is a chapter of Sweet Adelines International and a member of Region 25, which includes choruses in North Texas, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Kansas, Missouri and Arkansas. Top of the Rock, which has been performing for more than 50 years, currently has more than 60 singers of all ages from Central Arkansas.
About Acapella Rising — Acapella Rising is the Barbershop Harmony Society’s most improved Southwestern District chorus for the past three years and the Plateau AA District Champions. A growing chorus of more than 30 men and boys of all ages from Central Arkansas, Acapella Rising has been performing across the region since 1955.
About Crystal Chimes — Crystal Chimes Chorus is a member of Sweet Adelines International, Region 25. Crystal Chimes has been singing a capella four-part harmony in and around Hot Springs Village and Hot Springs for over two decades. The chorus helps fund scholarships for students studying music in college.