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Justice Dollo praises Christ the King Church choir

By Mathias Mazinga

Added 14th December 2018 06:37 PM

Justice Dollo made the appreciative remarks during the choir’s Christmas concert at Sheraton Hotel on Sunday. He was the Chief Guest during the function.

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Justice Owiny Dollo conducting the Christ the King Church Choir during their concert at Sheraton Hotel on December 9. Photos by Mathias Mazinga

Justice Dollo made the appreciative remarks during the choir’s Christmas concert at Sheraton Hotel on Sunday. He was the Chief Guest during the function.

CHRISTMAS CONCERT

KAMPALA - The Deputy Chief Justice, the Right Honourable Alphonse Owiny Dollo has praised Christ the King Church choir for its musical ministry which has helped many people to change their lives and walk in the light of God. He particularly praised the choristers for devoting their precious time and talents to the service of God and his people.

Justice Dollo made the appreciative remarks during the choir’s Christmas concert at Sheraton Hotel on Sunday. He was the Chief Guest during the function.

Christ the King Church Choir is the choral group that leads the singing during the 10:00am mass at Christ the King Church, Kampala.

hrist the ing hurch hoir in action during their concert at heraton otel on ecember 9Christ the King Church Choir in action during their concert at Sheraton Hotel on December 9

 
During their concert, the choir performed poignant musical works/hymns like J S Bach’s Sleepers Wake – Cantata 140, David Willcocks’ Sussex Carol Adolphe Adam’s O Holy Night and John Rutter’s Candlelight Carol to name a few.

They were also impressive as they performed native Ugandan sacred songs like Fr Anthony Okello’s Nyako Acel and Polycarp Ocola’s Bin Immauel, which were well accompanied well by the folk percussionists from Rockies Troupe.

There was great excitement when Justice Dollo took to the podium and conducted the choir as it performed Hark the Herald Angels Sing, a popular Christmas hymn by Mahalia Jackson

 oprano lice usoke and tenor ohn ary ukiza taking a solo Soprano Alice Musoke and tenor John Mary Mukiza taking a solo

 
Shining Choristers

Christ the King Church Choir was at its best throughout the concert. Some of the choristers nonetheless proved to be even more outstanding. These included Dr Fred Kasujja, who conducted/directed the choir with great understanding. Kasujja also made the concert livelier as he interacted with the audience and also involved the people in the singing of congregational hymns. Other stars were soprano Alice Musoke, tenor Herbert Mona, John Mary Mukiza (bass) and organist Ronnie Nsereko Ngabonzira.

The Chairperson of the Choir, Felix Nsiimoomwe thanked the choir’s loyal fans and all Christians of good will for supporting the choir over the years. He also thanked Msgr Gerald Kalumba and his team of clerics for supporting the choir and even tolerating it during this time when the parish has constraints of space.

The concert was also graced by diplomats like the Ambassador of Sweden, Per Lindgarde, the Deputy Ambassador Ola Hallgren, the Embassy’s First Secretary Anna Thomson, the Third Secretary Anna Edoh and the Consul of Thailand, Barbara Mulwana.

 rganist gabonzira accompanying the choir Organist Ngabonzira accompanying the choir

  young violinist who accompanied the childrens choir A young violinist who accompanied the children's choir

 

 hief ustice meritus amuel ako ambuzi secondleft ustice winy ollosecond right and other dignitaries participating in the singing of a congregational hymn Chief Justice Emeritus Samuel Wako Wambuzi (second-left), Justice Owiny Dollo,(second right) and other dignitaries participating in the singing of a congregational hymn

  crosssection of the audience during the concert A cross-section of the audience during the concert

 

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