Home for the Holidays
Windward Choral Society’s 14th Annual Holiday Concert

’Tis the season to sing! Come as you are and help us celebrate the season in song! “Home for the Holidays” will feature the 100 voices of the Windward Choral Society, guest singers, Artistic Director Susan McCreary Duprey, Collaborative Pianist Thomas Yee, and Guest Artist Kepa Stern.

Two performances will be offered, both at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 148 Makawao Street in Kailua.

The first concert at St. Anthony’s will take place on Saturday, December 9, 2023, at 7:30 PM. The second concert will take place on Sunday, December 10, 2023, at 3:00 PM. Both concerts are free and open to the public.

Featured works this fall season include newly composed Hawaiian choral music by Herb Mahelona as well as Hawaiian choral arrangements by Justin Ka‘upu and Dorothy Gillett. Holiday selections will include pieces like Christmas Time is Here, Sleigh Ride, and The Christmas Song. To top it off, the audience will get to join in and sing along to a few familiar Christmas carols. Bring the entire family and enjoy this free community holiday event! Donations are appreciated. For more information, contact us at WindwardChoralSociety@gmail.com.


  • Who:
    • The 100-voice Windward Choral Society
    • Susan McCreary Duprey, Founder & Artistic Director
    • Tommy Yee, Collaborative Pianist
    • Kepa Stern, Guest Artist
    • Ku’ulei Hazlewood, Hula Practitioner (Saturday performance only)
    • Daniel Heathcock, Organ and Percussion
    • James Bongard, Trumpet
    • Briggs Christie, ‘Ukulele
  • What: “Home for the Holidays” WCS’s annual FREE holiday concert for the community
  • When & Where:
    • Two performances
      • Saturday, December 9, 2023, 7:30-9:00 PM
        St. Anthony of Padua Church, 148 Makawao Street, Kailua
      • Sunday, December 10, 2023, 3:00-4:30 PM
        St. Anthony of Padua Church, 148 Makawao Street, Kailua
  • Cost: We will be offering this concert as a gift to the community. The concert is free and no tickets are required (donations appreciated).
  • Contact: WindwardChoralSociety@gmail.com