Winter at the Hill

Jim Hill Concert Choir PHOTO BY KELVIN HAYES

ByJackie Hampton


Jim Hill Concert Choir  PHOTO BY KELVIN HAYES
Jim Hill Concert Choir PHOTO BY KELVIN HAYES

The Jim Hill High School Department of music presented a Christmas Concert titled “Winter at the Hill”. It was held Sunday in the school’s auditorium at 5:00 p.m.

Morgan Bridgeman, a junior at Jim Hill, and a member of the concert choir said, “the concert went extremely well. Bridgeman, who sings alto stated, “I love the diversity in songs which our choir director selected for the concert.” “Everything,” she said, “flowed well.”

Bridgeman gave the invocation prior to sophomore Joshua Burns extending a welcome to guests. Both Bridgeman and Burns were soloists. Bridgeman lead ‘Rocking Around the Christmas Tree’ and Burns lead ‘Jingle Bell Rock.’ Other soloists included sophomore Kayla Quinn leading ‘Ave Maria;’ senior, Marquell Morrison leading ‘O Holy Night;’ Sophomore Jade Love, leading ‘When Christmas Comes to Town’; senior, Michael Mitchell leading ‘Santa Claus Is Coming to Town;’ and sophomore Jai’Quavis Dodd leading ‘The Christmas Song.’

A praise dance was performed by junior Ariel Thomas. The concert was conducted by Pamela Moody, Jim Hill’s choir director and Andrew Lewis, educator and musician who serves as interim director of music technology at Jackson State University.

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