St. Augustine Community Chorus to hold holiday performances Dec. 16-17


The St. Augustine Community Chorus (SACC), under the direction of Mike Sanflippo, will open its 2017-2018 concert season with two performances of “From Prophecy to Peace,” to be presented Saturday, Dec. 16 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 17 at 2 p.m. at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine.

The holiday program will honor SACC’s continuing commitment to perform the music of living composers, featuring music with chamber orchestra accompaniment by Z. Randall Stroope, Donald Fraser, John Rutter and Mary Lynn Lightfoot, along with several favorite traditional choral arrangements. The chorus will be joined by the St. Augustine Youth Chorus, and the program will feature excerpts from Handel’s “Messiah,” as well as sing-alongs of the “Hallelujah Chorus” and several well-known Christmas carols.

The Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine is located at 38 Cathedral Place. Tickets are priced at $20 for adults ($25 at the door) and $5 for students and military with identification. Tickets can be purchased in advance at Carter's Jewelry, Flowers by Shirley, Herbie Wiles Insurance, Southern Horticulture, Sterry Piano and online at Please specify Saturday or Sunday attendance when buying tickets.