Annual Holiday Pops Concert by Defiance College Community Band

December 2, 2016 

DEFIANCE, Ohio - The music of the season can be heard from the Defiance College Community Band (DCCB) in their 10th annual Holiday Pops performance. The concert will be held Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m. at the Defiance Community Auditorium, downtown Defiance.

The performance will feature holiday favorites, including Leroy Anderson’s “A Christmas Festival” and “Sleigh Ride,” and a Christmas sing-a-long. In addition, the band will accompany vocal soloist Randy Schroeder and dancers Courtney Lawson, Kennedy Kroeckel, and Kerrington Kroeckel. There will be a special guest appearance from Santa Claus.

To include children of all ages, the show will have an earlier curtain time at 7 p.m., with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free and the event is open to the public. The ushers will collect a free-will offering at the conclusion of the concert.

DCCB is under the direction of the band’s co-conductors: Cathy Booth and Scott Rogers. For more information on the Defiance College Music Programs, contact Jim Watson, Director of Music Programs, at 419-783-2331 or visit the website at

Defiance College, chartered in 1850, is an independent, liberal arts institution in Northwest Ohio offering more than 40 undergraduate programs of study as well as graduate programs in education and business. Defiance College has received national recognition for its educational experience of service and engagement. The college website is