The Nodaway Chorale will present a concert of holiday vocal music at 2 pm, Sunday, December 12 at Schneider Performing Arts Center, Maryville High School, 1501 South Munn Street.

The theme of the concert is “Joyous Voices.”

“Our holiday concert theme has two meanings,” Chorale Music Director Jim Rash said. “Not only will we be singing a wide variety of joyous music so typical for the holiday season, but more importantly, the chorale singers are joyous that we are able to gather as a group again to raise our voices in song. The chorale will perform an eclectic mixture of choral selections from traditional to sacred to movie songs to jazz.”

Sharing the stage with the Nodaway Chorale will be special guest performers, the Spectrum Chorus from Maryville High School, directed by Vanessa Parsons.

“Spectrum is pleased to continue the tradition of performing with the Nodaway Chorale again this year,” Parsons said.

Rash added: “This is a very meaningful concert for the chorale, Spectrum and our audience because the opportunity to sing and listen together has been almost non-existent over the past 18 months. We’re confident that hearts will be touched and perhaps eyes will be tear-filled when the first notes of a joyous chorus fill the auditorium.”

Admission is free. Tax-deductible donations at the door are encouraged. The Nodaway Chorale is a non-profit, non-audition, secular mixed voice chorus with 35 singers from several communities in the county.