December 14, 2013 7 PM
Church of Christ, Congregational
North Conway, NH
MEMORABLE HOLiDAY PROGRAM
featuring Ray Cornils, the city of Portland, Maine’s
The second annual celebration, “A White Mountain
Christmas” will be presented on Saturday,
December 14th at 7 PM at First Church of Christ
Congregational, White Mountain Highway, North Conway.
The concert will feature Ray Cornils, Municipal
Organist for the city of Portland, Maine since 1990,
the Parish Ringers Bell Choir from Brunswick, Maine
and the White Mountain Singers, directed by Tom
audience will be treated to the familiar music of
will be by a suggested donation of $15 for adults,
and children accompanied by an adult are free and
encouraged to attend.
Church of Christ Congregational is located across
the street from Peach’s restaurant in North
Conway Village and is a handicap accessible venue
with parking available behind the building.
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White Mountain Christmas”
feature Mr. Cornils,
a long-time friend of WMMA and audiences in the valley
. . .
along with the Parish Ringers Bell Choir from Brunswick,
Maine . . .
and the valley's own local choral group:
The White Mountain Singers, led by Mr. Tom Davidson.
us for this inspirational musical presentation
favorites of the season.
audience will be afforded the opportunity to
enjoy favorite holiday music, some new arrangements
and a celebration of the joy of the season in
the talented hands of
right here in the Mt. Washington Valley.
Cornils, has served as "Municipal Organist"
for the city of Portland, Maine, and the Friends
of the Kotzschmar Organ since 1990. He is also
Minister of Music at First Parish Church, UCC,
in rundwick, Maine, and is on the faculties of
Bowdoin College and the University of Southern
the holiday season, Ray is normally found seated
on the bench of the famed Kotchmar Organ at
Merrill Auditorium in Portland, presenting the
annual Magic of Christmas concert in December.
This year, however, after its Centennial Festival,
the beloved Kotchmar Organ, deemed “the
king of instruments” continues to be given
‘a full restoration’ to secure its
future, according to the FOKO website.
holiday presentation was designed for the entire family
and was underwritten by a generous grant from the Connie
Davis Watson Foundation.
Proceeds from the holiday program support the White
Mountain Musical Arts
and their presentations of live music performances in
the greater Mt. Washington Valley.