A Festival of Lessons & Carols features local students

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

The Northwest Boychoir proudly presents its 39th annual "A Festival of Lessons & Carols" concert series featuring eight regional performances in December. These holiday concerts showcase the 90-member combined chorus of the Northwest Boychoir and Vocalpoint! Seattle.

Northwest Boychoir members are Benjamin Smith (Bellevue Christian Mack 6th Grader) and Sam Viebrock (Woodinville High School Senior).  Music Director is Joseph Crnko.

NWBoychoir LessonsCarols 2016 Ben VanHouten 1Patterned after the Christmas Eve observance at King’s College in Cambridge, England, A Festival of Lessons & Carols has become a holiday tradition for thousands of families in the Puget Sound region. This classical performance consists of nine holiday readings, each followed by a traditional carol performed by the choir, and another carol sung by the choir and audience.

A Festival of Lessons & Carols concerts are open to the public, and will run December 9-22, 2017 at various venues throughout the Puget Sound Region. Concerts have reserved seating.

Advance tickets are available through the Northwest Choirs at 206-524-3234 or online at These concerts often draw sold-out audiences. Advance ticket purchases are encouraged.

For tickets and more information: or (206) 524-3234
Dec. 9, Trinity Lutheran Church, Lynnwood
Dec. 10, Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Mercer Island
Dec. 16, 19 & 20 Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle
Dec. 17, Holy Rosary Church, Seattle
Dec. 21, St. Alphonsus Church, Seattle

Special Event - Friday, Dec. 22
Benaroya Hall, S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium
Presented by the Seattle Symphony with Northwest Sinfonia
200 University Street, Seattle
Tickets through Seattle Symphony:
206.215.4747 or

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