The Muscatine Civic Chorale will present “A Christmas Cantata” by contemporary Swedish composer Nils Lindberg on December 8 at 7 p.m. at Wesley United Methodist Church, 400 Iowa Avenue, Muscatine.  Everyone is welcome.

Lindberg’s jazz cantata features a unique blend of original music and traditional Christmas carols set to big band arrangements.

The Chorale will be joined by the Muscatine Community College Jazz Choir and will be accompanied by Josh Duffee and his Orchestra. The Duffee Orchestra is well known in the Quad Cities for their annual participation in the Bix jazz festival.

Refreshments will be served after the concert. Admission is by free-will donation.