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Redmond resident featured in Northwest Boychoir holiday concert series

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The Northwest Boychoir's upcoming 'A Festival of Lessons and Carols' concert series will feature 13-year-old Redmond resident Benjamin Alan Comer. The series will run from Dec. 9-21 throughout the Puget Sound area.
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From Dec. 9-21, 13-year-old Benjamin Alan Comer of Redmond will perform in the Northwest Boychoir's "A Festival of Lessons and Carols."

"Lessons and Carols" showcases the 90-member combined chorus of the Northwest Boychoir and Vocalpoint! Seattle. Patterned after the Christmas Eve observance at King's College in Cambridge, England, "Lessons and Carols" has become a holiday tradition for thousands of families in the Puget Sound region. This classical performance consists of nine holiday readings, each followed by a traditional carol performed by the choir and another carol sung by the choir and audience.

"Lessons and Carols" concerts are open to the public and be at various venues throughout the Puget Sound Region, including an Eastside performance on Dec. 10 at St. Thomas Episcopal Church at 8398 N.E. 12th St. in Medina at 7:30 p.m.

All concerts have reserved seating. Advance tickets are available through the Northwest Choirs at (206) 524-3234 or online at www.nwchoirs.org. Concerts often draw sold-out audiences. Advance ticket purchases are encouraged. Tickets are $24 for adults, $19 for seniors and $14 for students.

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