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North Valley Symphony Orchestra to play holiday concert


PHOENIX – Invite your family, friends, and neighbors for a delightful collage of your favorite music for the holiday season, Saturday, Dec. 5, 7 p.m.

North Valley Symphony Orchestra presents ‘Pops for the Holidays’, performing arrangements of Miracle on 34th Street, The Polar Express, You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch, Christmastime is Here, and many more. There will be an appearance by Santa Claus with photo opportunities in the lobby, a Christmas carol sing-along, and audience participation in the sleigh-bell and whip-crack sound effects during the iconic favorite, Sleigh Ride. This concert is sponsored by First Allied Securities, Inc.

NVSO Youth Orchestra will open the concert with Winter Palace, made famous by Trans-Siberian Orchestra. NVSO Symphonettes will also present selections from their season’s repertoire during intermission.
NVSO’s ‘Pops for the Holidays’ concert provides an ideal way to inspire children and young adults to appreciate orchestral music while starting a family tradition to regularly support the arts in your community. Tickets are only $5, and can be purchased online at The concert will be held at North Canyon High School Performing Arts Center, 1700 E. Union Hills Drive.

NVSO Youth Orchestra and NVSO Symphonettes (NVSO’s training orchestra) will also perform in a free holiday concert on Saturday, Dec.12. That concert will begin at 4 p.m. at Desert Shadows Middle School, 5858 E. Sweetwater Ave., in Scottsdale.

If you are interested in joining NVSO, or in helping to manage or sponsor this organization in any way, e-mail or call (623) 980-4628.