WALLA WALLA — Katelyn Rickords, 17, a senior at Walla Walla High School, will direct the performance of “O, Holy Night,” the annual Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Walla Walla Stake Community Christmas Music program.
The hourlong celebration will be at 8 p.m. Friday in the Walla Walla Stake Center, 1821 S. Second Ave.
The program will feature youths ages 8 to 19. Highlights will include violinist Jennifer Cho, soloists Madison Garret and Rebekka Etchel, flutists Madelein Brooks and Corina Vernon; a children’s choir and a 35-member youth choir including Walla Walla High School Chamber Choir members Doug Rowley, Connor Christensen, Gina Lincoln and Rickords.
Micah Wilwand will narrate Scripture passages, interspersed with songs of the Nativity.