RUMSON: WARMING UP A CHILLY NIGHT

120714 rumson xmas4Tim McLoone, flanked by Rudolph, Santa and Frosty, rocked the gazebo in Victory Park. Rudolph also made the rounds in the crowd, below.  (Photos by Susan Ericson. Click to enlarge)

By SUSAN ERICSON

120714 rumson xmas11 Victory Park was awash in lights and music as Tim McLoone and the Shirleys headed up Rumson’s Christmas tree lighting Sunday night.

Mayor John Ekdahl nominated a second-grader from the Deane Porter School to perform the task of pushing the button to light the tree and the Tower singers from Rumson-Fair Haven High School offered a selection of holiday tunes while Linda Walton’s catering company helped the crowd ward off the night’s chill with hot chocolate and home baked cookies.

Were you among those singing-in the holiday season? Check below for more pictures.

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RBR CHOIR KNOWS WHAT LOVE IS, LIVE

The Red Bank Regional HS Choir made a guest appearance onstage with Foreigner at the sold-out Count Basie Theatre Wednesday night, joining lead singer Kelly Hansen and the band for their classic “I Want to Know What Love Is.” Check it out.

ELEVENTH-HOUR REMEMBRANCE

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At the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, Red Bank schoolchildren, elected officials and civic groups gathered at Red Bank’s war memorial on Monmouth Street to pay honor to American war veterans. Among the participants were members of the Red Bank Regional High School Choir, right. (Click to enlarge)

BIRDSONG OF THE AMAZON, VIA RBR CHOIR

Check out this video of the Red Bank Regional concert choir’s performance last Friday of “Tres Cantos Nativos dos Indians Krao”, or “Three Songs from the Krao Tribe.”

The piece ends with the singers doing bird calls.

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