By Nicole Wroten
As the heart of the holiday season approaches, the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra is offering two holiday concerts free of charge to holiday enthusiasts and music fans alike. The Carillon Brass consists of five DPO members and will host a free performance of the holiday series, Bach’s Lunch at 10 a,m, and noon on Dec. 17. According to the DPO, the program will include traditional holiday music and songs. Members of the Carillon Brass are: Charles Pagnard, principal trumpet; Alan Siebert, second trumpet; Sean Vore, assistant principal horn; Tim Anderson, principal trombone; and Tim Northcut, principal tuba. Boston Stoker will provide free coffee at both shows and donuts also will be available at the 10 a.m. concert. Boston’s Bistro & Pub at the Gypsy will make box lunches available for purchase at the noon performance. The Bach’s Lunch concerts have become a popular holiday tradition. Come early to assure a good seat. Fore more information, please visit http://www.daytonphilharmonic.com or call (937) 224-3521.