Jim’s Holiday concerts for December 2017

Tis the season! Jim will be performing multiple times during the festive Christmas, Hannukah and Kwanzaa season.

He will perform as Principal Horn with the Hillyer Festival Orchestra, including selections from “Frozen” and “The Plan Express”

Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 8 PM
Sunday, December 3 at 6PM
Peabody City Hall, Peabody, MA

Saturday, December 9 at 8 PM
Abbott Hall, Marblehead, MA

info:http://hillyerfestivalorchestra.com/upcoming-shows/

Jim’s ensemble, The Brass Consortium, will have performances as well:

Performing holiday favorites for brass quartet
Logan International Airport, Terminal C
December 21, 2017 from 1-3 PM

Christmas Eve service, December 24, 2107 7 PM
First Church of Salem, Salem, MA

Happy holidays to everyone!

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