Peace, Hope and Joy Christmas Cantata
by Bonnie Miller
A Christmas Cantata 2012 was presented on December 2, 2012, at the United Church of Christ in Dupree to a well-attended appreciative audience.
The Dupree UCC Church Youth greeted attendees with a live nativity in front of the church.
The Regional Community Choir with dedicated vocalists from Dupree, Eagle Butte, Firesteel, Isabel, McIntosh, Timber Lake and Trail City performed a dozen beautiful selections under the direction of director and coordinator Jane Stradinger with narrator Kirk Beyer’s assistance.
Choir members are sopranos, Corrine Arnold, Natalie Bierman, Sharon Dame, Debbie Drageset, Shirley Finkbeiner, Hannah Higdon, Evy Johnson, LuAnn Lindskov, Breanna O’Connell, Christina Osthus, Brittany Quinn, Anne Roghair, Becky Roghair, Colette Schaffer; altos, Amanda Benson, Cindy Biegler, Deb Douglas, Violet Geigle, Marj Hamblet, Mandy Hulm, Leota Johnson, Patricia Keller, Melody Marshall, Julia Osthus, Sharon Quinn, Kimberly Shannon; tenors, Linda Dahlgren, Barb Gross, Ken Hunt, Danielle Quinn, Ken Quinn, Ethan Schaffer, Jeff Stradinger; bass, Jamie Hamblet, Allen Johnson, Bryce Shaffer, and Brent Thiel.