The Community Cantata Choir performs during one of its 2011 programs. Many of the same singers have returned for the two performances this coming weekend. Performers in the 2011 group are (front, from left) William Scharfenberger, Cheryl Beck, Pat Modlin, Jodi Leach, Kay Weaver, Dixie Wilson, Cay Sibbett, Whitney Russell and Maxine Williams. In the second row (from left) are Beth Wilkerson, Claire Wilkinson, Kati Lear, Juanita Austin, Karen Weaver, Pat Miller, Trish Lowe and Kathryn Dory. The third row (from left) is composed of Travis Miller, Kelsey Gagesch, Susan Miller, Bill Crimmins, Doug Miller, Zach Wilkerson, Steve Cash and Mark McKee, while in back (from left) are John Garner, Maurice McKee, Pat McCune, Erik Erlandson, Ken Heeke and Brian Martin.
A community cantata choir representing nine churches will be giving two weekend performances of "Journey of Promises" by Joseph Martin. The first performance is scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8 at Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church on the corner of Locust and Seminary streets in Greencastle.
The second performance is set for 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 9 at the Greencastle Presbyterian Church on Round Barn Road.
Length of the cantata is 45 minutes. The performances are free of cost to the public.
Director of music and accompanist is Cheryl Beck. Choir director is William Scharfenberger.
Soloists are Erik Erlandson and Claire Wilkinson.
Narrators include Brian and Eleanor Howard (Saturday) and Brady and Rebecca Rhodes (Sunday).
DePauw instrumentalists include Travis Miller (trumpeter), Susan Miller (violin) and Megan Benedict (flutist).