Piano, organ, voice students present Christmas concert

Piano, voice and organ students of Anne F. Cooper presented their Christmas concert Dec. 4 at Central United Methodist Church in Albemarle.

Cooper opened the concert with a convocation.

Each student played several selections. Duets were performed by Annabelle Johnson, Rhyan Russell, Rex Crump, Kaylynn McLendon, Kate Foutz, Brooke Allen and Jordan Korzelius.

Brooke Allen sang “Mary Did You Know” by Jack Schrader, accompanied by Cooper.

Crump debuted “Lord, I Want to Be a Christian” on the pipe organ.

Korzelius was the guest performer. He is pursing a music degree at Appalachian State University. He also performed Praeludium in A Minor by Georg Bohm on the Schantz pipe organ.

The concert concluded with “The Birthday of a King” duet by Sandy Wilkerson with Cooper and Korzelius.