Twenty-nine students from our Cantilena Choir (grades 3 - 5) sang holiday tunes at the first Christkindlmarket Des Moines event on Saturday, December 3.
The market, inspired by outdoor holiday markets in Germany, was held at Cowles Commons in downtown Des Moines. Food, shopping, and entertainment highlighted the three-day event, which ended on Sunday.
The Cantilena Choir, under the direction of Sandy Miller and with accompaniment from Mary Bartemes, sang traditional holiday tunes, like Christmas Is Coming, Silent Night, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and We Wish You a Merry Christmas.
You can hear some of those same tunes this Sunday at Heartland Youth Choir's annual holiday concert: Winter Songs.
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