Join us for our annual

Joy to the World Concert

’Tis the season to sing! Come as you are and help us celebrate the season in song! The annual Joy to the World concert will feature the 95 voices of the Kona Choral Society, guest singers, the Kona Brass Quintet, Percussionist Sharon Cannon, Collaborative Pianist Gloria Juan, String Bassist Scott Jeffrey, and Artistic Director Susan McCreary Duprey.

This free event will take place on Friday, December 1, at 7:00 PM at Saint Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, 75-5769 Ali‘i Drive in Kailua Kona.

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 HereSleigh 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


  • Who:
    • The 95-voice Kona Choral Society
      • Susan McCreary Duprey, Artistic Director
      • Gloria Juan, Collaborative Pianist
  • What:
    • “Joy to the World” – Kona Choral Society’s annual FREE holiday concert for the community
  • When:
    • Friday, December 1, at 7:00-8:15 PM
  • Where:
  • Special Guests:
    • Kona Brass Quintet
    • Sharon Cannon, Percussionist
    • Scott Jeffrey, String Bass
  • Cost: 
    • This concert is free and no tickets are required (donations appreciated)
  • Contact: