Philomel Club has holiday program

The Philomel Club of Warren welcomed the holiday season at its Dec. 4 meeting with a “Music for the Holidays” program featuring instrumental and vocal music.

In keeping with the coming of the new year, Becky Darbee, flutist, accompanied by Vera Finger, pianist, played “Regrets and Resolutions” by Gary Schocker. The Philomel Chorus, directed by Linda Clark Peterson, sang a number of Christmas tunes by various composers, including Dunbar, Graham, Tchaikovsky, Kolyada and Leontovich, and Grier. Members include Karen Black, Carol Cable, Martha DeSimone, Cathy Hazeltine, Joyce Hishman, Barb Mattison, Agatha Polley, Kay VanOrd and Jean Wolfe. The group is accompanied by Constance Hoffman.

To conclude the program, Darbee and Finger played jazz arrangements of “Deck the Halls” and “We Wish You a Merry Christmas,” both arranged by Bill Holcombe.

Hostesses were Carolyn Worley and Lisa Blair.