Students will stage Holiday Concert on Monday at Granby Library |

Students will stage Holiday Concert on Monday at Granby Library

Grand County, Colorado

The community is invited to the Second Annual Holiday Concert at Granby Library featuring entertainment by local students.

The free Christmas concert is at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 15. Entertainers include professional pianist Brad Pregeant, the Middle Park High School jazz band, the East Grand Middle School Swing Choir and potentially Kenya Marte on bagpipes. Marte, of Granby, plays from Colorado Isle of Mull Scottish Band.

The concert will go until 8 p.m. and feature Christmas songs.

“It’s just a wonderful way for the high school and middle school students to come and share their skills with the community,” said Stephanie Ralph, Granby Library branch librarian.

Pregeant, a jazz pianist, plays Christmas songs requested from the audience and will collaborate with the students.

Spiced apple cider and Christmas cookies will also be served in the library’s community room where the concert will take place.

The Middle Park High Jazz Band will perform first, followed by the High School Choir and East Grand Middle School “High Altitude Inspiration.”

The High School Band includes: Adam Weaver, Chris Thompson, Mason Jackson, Melissa Willman, Kyle Keller, Jodianne Sanchez, Marshall Simone, Nick O’Connor, Noah Ralph, and Kaitlyn Williams.

The Middle Park High School Choir includes: Simon Nicol, Zack Thorp, Brennan Forrester, Rory Mulligan, Travis Cheek, Elisa Glavin, Kaitlyn Williams, Bethany Hemm, Sara Cheek.

The Middle School Choir includes: Morgan Milsted, Maddie Lutz, Kelly Allen, Kayleigh Busse and Gabriele Blahnik.

The high school band will perform a variety of swing and Latin charts. The choirs will sing both traditional and lighter holiday numbers.

” Katie Looby covers government and education for the Sky-Hi Daily News. You may reach her at 887-3334 ext. 19601 or

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