If you’re not yet in the holiday spirit, now’s your chance to catch up.

The First Presbyterian Church will host a “Carols by the Tree” concert in the church’s sanctuary on Tuesday, beginning at 7 p.m.

The third and final performance this year of the church’s “Classics at First” concert series — which is being put on to introduce classical music to the community at large — will be sung under an 18-foot-tall Chrismon tree.

“We’ve chosen a variety of carols, both sacred and secular, traditional and modern, along with instrumental selections for an evening of uplifting Christmas music,” said baritone Paul Brown,  who will sing.

Other vocalists include Shannon Melton, soprano, and Connie Black, mezzo-soprano. Ray Smithee, organist, and Alice Warren, pianist, will play.

“Settings of familiar carols like ‘Silent Night,’ ‘Away in a Manger’ and ‘O Come, O Come, Emmanuel’ are combined with newer selections such as ‘The King of Kings,’ ‘Love Came Down at Christmas,’ and John Rutter’s ‘Nativity Carol,’” said Brown.

Like the series’ previous programs, this upcoming concert is free.

Contact Gerard Edic at 581-7239 or gedic@gwcommonwealth.com.

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