Local chamber ensemble Manitou Winds will present an encore performance of their annual Winter Songs & Carols concert on Friday, December 9, at 7:30 p.m. As part of the Glen Arbor Art Association’s Manitou Music Festival, the concert will be held at The Leelanau School in Glen Arbor. Admission is also free, and a freewill offering will be collected to benefit music and art programs at The Leelanau School.
Songs of Advent, winter solstice, and Christmas will intertwine with poetry and prose, setting a reflective mood to kick off the holiday season. Five musicians, nine different instruments will create a colorful collage of musical textures and styles. Two guest vocalists— Christy Burich and Emily Curtin Culler—will join the ensemble for five of the songs.
In their final collaboration for the year, Frankfort artist Ellie Harold will partner with the ensemble. Ellie will display a special exhibition of works inspired by the concert theme at the concert venue.