Local church choir heads to Carnegie Hall

Local choir takes NYC

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - This Friday the choir of First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Idaho Falls heads to the big apple to perform at Carnegie Hall.

The group was invited by Joseph Martin last year after flying out from Austin, Texas to see them perform.

They will rehearse with Martin on Saturday and Sunday, and perform at the venue on Monday night. they get to sing the Appalachian Winter Cantata.

The Director of Music Ministry, Penny Dixon, could not be more thrilled that her choir gets to sing at such an iconic place.

"It is where the best of the best perform music," Dixon said. "And so just to be able to be on stage is incredible."

The choir has 70 members altogether, plus 44 family members traveling with them. The Idaho Falls choir will be 1 of 250 singers.

You can also get the opportunity to see the Winter Cantata yourself. The choir will perform six times at the First Lutheran church located on 455 W. Sunnyside, Idaho Falls. 

Sunday, December 3rd: 8:15 AM, 11:00 AM, & 6:30 AM

Saturday, December 9th: 11 AM (Special needs only).

Sunday, December 10th: 4:00 PM & 6:30 PM

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