Gainesville Swing Orchestra hosts 11th Annual "A Swingin' Christmas" Concert

The Gainesville Swing Orchestra (GSO) will be performing its 11th Annual Christmas Concert, "A Swingin' Christmas," Sunday, December 16th 2:00 p.m. at the First State Bank Center of Performing Arts on the campus of North Central Texas College in Gainesville.

Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children. Tickets are also availble at the Kevin and Susan Beall Insurance Agency at 326 East California Street in Gainesville.

The Orchestra is a 17-piece Big Band that plays music in the style of the band of the Big Band Era. They use 6 vocalists. The music will be Christmas and Seasonal music. Besides the vocalists, the Orchestra features many instrumental soloists.

This year, they are planning a guest appearance by Santa Claus. He will sing with the Orchestra.

GSO is a non-profit organization and the income from this Concert will go to improve performances. In the Spring, GSO will help with a show to raise money for scholarships to be given to a two graduating Cooke county senior.