15th Annual Tri-Octaves Christmas Concert Will Be Held On Dec. 1-2

Friday, November 10, 2017
The fifteenth annual Tri-Octaves Christmas Concert, featuring former Impressions member Willie Kitchens Jr., will be held on Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. and Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. at the at Christ United Methodist Church, 8645 East Brainerd Road.

The Tri-Octaves: Willie Kitchens, Jr., Doug Richesin, and Michael Rodgers, bring together three different styles of music to blend their voices in soulful harmony. These Tennessee natives have been involved in music their whole lives.

“We cannot wait for this year’s Tri-Octaves Christmas concert,” said Debbie Boggs, Development director of the Bethlehem Center.
“In past years they have mixed classic Christmas songs with Motown medleys and TV sitcom anthems. The Tri-Octaves are a talented and creative group and we cannot wait to see what they do this year.”

Proceeds taken from a love offering at the Tri-Octave Christmas concert will benefit children in Chattanooga through the Bethlehem Center’s Read to Lead Academy.

Seats are on a first come first serve basis. For more information contact Christ United Methodist Church at 423-892-9363 or the Bethlehem Center at 423-266-1384 ext. 6.

"Come out and enjoy the concert and know that your financial gift is making a difference, no matter the size,” said Lindsey Gallaher, director of Missions at Christ United Methodist Church.


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