Steamboat Symphony Orchestra presents ‘Finding Christmas’ |

Steamboat Symphony Orchestra presents ‘Finding Christmas’

Kick off the holidays with this week's Steamboat Symphony Orchestra holiday concert "Finding Christmas."

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — This weekend, more than 100 local singers and instrumentalists will join their music together in welcoming the holiday season. Steamboat Symphony Orchestra’s “Finding Christmas” concert is set for 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, and  3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at Strings Music Pavilion.

This annual concert blends holiday classics, traditional orchestral pieces and sing-a-long carols, all led by maestro Ernest Richardson. The show encourages listeners to think about how and where one truly finds the spirit of Christmas.

The concert features a range of local groups and musicians.

The Steamboat Springs High School Select Choir and the Steamboat Chamber Singers will perform with the Steamboat Symphony Orchestra, and the ACE Club students of Soda Creek Elementary School will join in for a sing-a-long component. Other music students from across the Valley, including the Steamboat Springs High School Orchestra and instrumentalists from Emerald Mountain School, will play, as will local musicians Bruce Dean, Jim Knapp, Mary Ann Fairlie, Jessica Berg, Holly Fielding, Elissa Greene, Teresa Steffen and Mary Beth Norris.

Tickets to the “Finding Christmas” Concerts are available at

Julia Ben-Asher is a contributing writer for Steamboat Pilot & Today.

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