INA - The Rend Lake College music department will hold its annual Christmas Concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, in the RLC Theatre on the main campus in Ina.
This event is free to attend and will feature the RLC Concert Band and Community Chorus. Come and enjoy holiday classics performed by students and residents of local communities.
Under the direction of Mark Mikulay, the RLC Concert Band includes flutists Amanda Lingle of Sesser, Rachel Shearlock of Sesser, Megan Stearns of Benton and Arielle Wheatley of Benton; clarinet players Amber South of Enfield, Caitlin Stearns of Benton and Brooke Sutton of Tamaroa; bass clarinetist Lindi Joiner of Benton; alto saxophone players Cassie Robinson of Mulkeytown and Julie Faling of Christopher; tenor saxophonist Willie Boyd of Sesser; baritone saxophonist Isaac Hicks of Scheller; trumpet players Andrew Mikulay of Murphysboro, Eli Spiller of Valier, Olivia Vanwey of Sesser and David Zinzeleta of Benton; French horn player Kyle Miller of Sesser; trombonists Bart Shurtz of Valier, Phillip Sulser of Sesser and Nick Williams of Murphysboro; bassist Marcus Lappin of Sesser; and percussionists Josh Galant of Sesser, TJ Ratajczyk of Sesser, Matt Redding of Sesser and Matthew Williamson of Mt. Vernon.
The RLC Community Chorus is directed by Sara Alstat and includes Isaiah Barnfield (Benton), Charity Benegas (Mt. Vernon), Audrey Blake (Benton), Alexander Brewer (Mt. Vernon), Janice Briley (Sesser), John Carlson (Mt. Vernon), Christa Conner (Pinckneyville), Dailyn Darr (Benton), Emily Dixon (Pinckneyville), Blake Edwards (Mt. Vernon), Julie Faling (Ashley), Britt Fullerton (Ashley), Clinton Garmane (Valier), Raymond Green (Benton), Catherine Harmon (Mt. Vernon), Savannah Harrell (Opdyke), Elemuelle Harris (Mt. Vernon), Abygail Helvey (Pinckneyville), Bridgette Ingersoll (DuQuoin), Jay Meagher (Geff), Alyssa Moore (Woodlawn), Levi Overturf (Mt. Vernon), Emily Ryterski (Pinckneyville), Amber South (Enfield), Megan Stearns (Benton), Eric Wakefield (Benton), Jared Walker (Benton), Linda Vanhoorebeke (Benton) and Jordan York (Mt. Vernon).