Annual Christmas concert set for Dec. 1 in Paso Robles

Special to The TribuneNovember 21, 2013 

Lynne Schmitz

The New World Baroque Orchestra will present its annual concert of selections from “Messiah” and other Christmas music on Sunday, Dec. 1 at 3 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 940 Creston Road in Paso Robles. Tickets are $35, $20 and $10 for youth.

Members of the Mission San Miguel choir are joining other church choirs and music students from Paso Robles High School to present the program. Soloists are Sofia Emmons, Marissa Bloom, Candice Meras, Brian Widstrand and George Gorrindo. Twelve-year-old violin virtuoso Amy Sze will also be performing. Proceeds will benefit Lutheran Missions.

Tickets are available at Matt’s Music, 211 S. Main St. in Templeton, the Main Street office on Norma’s Way behind 835 12th St. in downtown Paso Robles, online at   and at the door. A beautiful start to this Christmas season.

Address correction

I apologize for the incorrect post office box number in the address for donations to the Filipino-American Association of North County (FAANC). The correct address is: Meth Vicente, P.O. Box 4408, Paso Robles, CA 93447. The all-volunteer group wishes to thank everyone for the generous donations, which are helping them purchase and send much-needed supplies to the people whose lives have been devastated by Typhoon Haiyan.

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Lynne Schmitz’s column is special to The Tribune. She is a longtime resident of San Miguel and her column appears here weekly. Reach her at Lynne_Schmitz@   (with “San Miguel News” in the subject line) or at 467-3565.

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