Old Cutler Presbyterian Church will host its 38th annual Christmas concert, complete with snow, on Saturday, Dec. 6, with two performances, at 4 and 7:30 p.m.
Old Cutler Presbyterian Church, 14401 Old Cutler Rd., invites the community to enjoy the sights and sounds of Christmas during its annual concert performed by musicians and vocalists from the church choir, orchestra, worship band, youth group and children’s choir.
“We invite every family in Miami to get together and kickoff the Christmas season with us. The concert is free and it’s our gift to the community,” said Dr. Stephen Clark, senior pastor. “The musical talent we have at our church is amazing and we want to share their talents with the community as we celebrate Christmas.”
The Old Cutler Christmas concert is directed by two graduates from the University of Miami’s music program and a recently retired professor of the university.
UM graduates Shawn Sutta and Jamie Sutta, who are on staff at Old Cutler Church, lead the worship band and choir, and plan on injecting the concert with soulful jazz, beautiful solos, and powerful vocal pieces.
Dr. Dennis Kam, who just retired from the Department of Music Theory and Composition at the University of Miami, also is a staff member at Old Cutler and plans on delivering a healthy blend of traditional orchestra, modern jazz pieces and sing-alongs.
The full orchestra will be performing only at the 7:30 p.m. show. While the children’s choir will only be performing at the 4 p.m. show.
Performances will include selections from Vince Guaraldi’s A Charlie Brown Christmas, O Holy Night and other Christmas favorites. “We’re hoping this concert brings families together, both young and old,” Shawn Sutta said.
“We are excited for this opportunity to get some of the city’s greatest musicians together and celebrate a day that is truly special. ”
For information, contact the church office at 305-238-8121 or visit www.ocpc.org.