Hudson, NC – The 8th Annual Home for Christmas Concert will be presented at the Hudson Uptown Building, (HUB), 145 Cedar Valley Road, Hudson, NC 28638 on Friday and Saturday, December 8th and 9th. Special guest will be Mr. Dan Truhitte. Mr. Truhitte played Rolf Gruber in the 1965 iconic, classic Academy Award winning movie, “The Sound of Music,” starring Julie Andrews. Dan Truhitte is the only member of the 1965 movie cast to still be performing musically. Dan now resides in Concord, North Carolina.
He recently wrote a Christmas song, “Christmas is Bustin’ Out Again.” He has recorded this piece and it is available on ITunes. The 54-singer Home for Christmas Choir will be performing this piece in choral form for the first time ever during the concert.
Other selections include “The Christmas Song,” (Chestnut’s Roasting), “Edelweiss,” “Ave Maria,” “O Holy Night,” “Keep Your Lamps Trimmed and Burning,” “Look a’ that Star,” “Do You Hear What I Hear?,” “Little Drummer Boy,” “All on a Starry Night,” “Christmas Time is Here,” “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch,” “Christmas in About Three Minutes,” “Candlelight Carol,” and “I’ll Be Home for Christmas.” The Home for Christmas Choir is directed by Mr. Keith Smith and accompanied by Mr. Gregory Knight.
The event will be catered by Box Car Grille, and will feature a Holiday Menu of turkey and dressing, ham, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, rolls, dessert and tea. Tickets are $25 for dinner and the concert, $15 for the concert only. Reservations are required for dinner. Dinner will be served at 6:30 PM and the Concert will follow at 7:30 PM. Tickets may be purchased at Hudson Town Hall during business hours Monday through Friday, or you can call 322-3169. This concert is ideal for church and family groups. Mr. Truhitte will be available for photos and autographs after the concert.
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