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PSO Will Hold Two Days of Performances This December, One Will Feature PSH Choir Director

November 7, 2022

Parma Symphony Orchestra will be performing three times this December. 

Sunday, December 4, 2022 at Valley Forge High School - 3 PM

A collection of Holiday Favorites:
It’s Christmas Time
March of the Toys from “Babes in Toyland” by Victor Herbert
Stille Nacht by Chip Davis
Mannheim Steam Roller
Polar Express
Leroy Anderson’s Sleigh Ride and Suite of Carols (featuring the wind, brass, and string sections)

Sunday, December 11, 2022
Two Performances at Valley Forge High School -  3:00 pm & 7:30 pm
Amahl and the Night Visitors, a one act Opera by Gian Carlo Menotti

Featured Cast:
Amahl……….…..… Oliver Chen (3pm) Meg Howell (7:30 pm)
Mother…...…….Bernadette Hisey (3pm) Jennifer Howell (7:30 pm)
King Kaspar……………..Jared Plasterer
King Melchio…………....Dave Aberth
King Balthazar…….Brian Keith Johnson
The Page………….James Pierce Litteral

jaredJared Plasterer, Tenor, is a choir teacher at Parma Senior High School in Parma, Ohio. He has been teaching in Parma City Schools since August of 2000. Jared has sung with the Cleveland Opera Chorus, the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus, BW Men's Choir, and in a handful of local theater productions. Jared has a Bachelor of Fine and Applied Arts Degree and a Master of Music Ed, both from The University of Akron.

Jared is married to Tamara Plasterer, a choir and theater teacher at Padua Franciscan High School. He has two daughters, Kimberly and Valerie.

General admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens.
Family passes of $20 are available for families of up to 2 adults and their children. All tickets are available with cash at the door beginning at 2:30 p.m.

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