Brevard Philharmonic holiday concert on Dec. 14

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Brevard Philharmonic holiday concert on Dec. 14

Many members of the Brevard Community will perform in HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS, the Brevard Philharmonic concert to be presented at the Porter Center on Saturday, December 14 at 7:30 pm. The program for HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS which Maestro Donald Portnoy has chosen is a varied one with classical selections from “Christmas Eve Suite” by Rimsky-Korsakoff and Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker Suite” as well as many popular seasonal favorites.

We have also added selections from “Christmas at the Movies” to the program, which includes “Miracle on 34th Street” and “The Polar Express” among others. So bring your friends and neightbors. I’m sure they will love this real celebration of holiday music,” promises Maestro Portnoy. Plus we will have a post-concert party featuring cocoa, wassail and Christmas cookies.

“What more could anyone ask to celebrate the Season?” says Dusty Campbell, Brevard Philharmonic’s Administrative Coordinator “This is a first for the Philharmonic and I’m sure it won’t be our last holiday concert. We have volunteers providing lots of homemade cookies and all the labor that makes a performance work.. This holiday concert is family oriented, one that children of all ages will enjoy,” according to Campbell.

HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS is sponsored by Ty Hendrix Investment Management LPL Financial, Dugan’s Pub and Mary Sauerteig. Tickets are adults $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Students $5. Box Office hours Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 12 – 4pm, 828-884-4221 or online at

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