A live concert will usher in the holidays as members of the Bach and Handel Chorale present a special Christmas program beginning at 3 p.m. Sun., Dec. 13, at the Angela Triplex Theatre, Coaldale.

In addition to the concert, Tom Storm, an award-winning photographer, will exhibit and have available for sale his photography. Storm recently took second place in a national photo contest, the Microsoft/Lenovo "Win Your Dream Assignment" highlighting his series, "The World in a Bubble."

Seating is limited. Tickets can be purchased at any Jim Thorpe National Bank branch, the Angela Theatre or through the Bach and Handel Chorale. For more information about the concert or for tickets, call Kathy Ruff at (570) 645-3059.

The Bach and Handel Chorale has performed for audiences since its founding in 1984 and is well known in the Carbon County area for its holiday performances.

Randall Douglas Perry, founder, conductor and music director of the Bach and Handel Chorale and Festival Orchestra of Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, has served as organist and director of music for eight parishes, nineteen years having been spent at the Episcopal Parish of St. Mark and St. John in Jim Thorpe. He is a 1983 graduate of Wilkes College, in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, with a Bachelor of Music degree.

A freelance photographer since 2003, Tom Storm has traveled extensively stateside from coast to coast as well as abroad to Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Great Britain, Italy, Germany and Poland. His work has exhibited at a number of galleries including the PUNKT Gallery in Gdansk, Poland. Storm specializes in creative portraiture and vacation travel photography as well as fine art prints.

For more information on Tom Storm and his work, visit www.tomstorm.net [1]. For more information on the Bach and Handel Chorale, visit http://bachandhandelchorale.homestead.com [2].

The event is sponsored by the Coaldale Revitalization Committee.