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Volunteer singers find joy, sing in the holidays, as members of Baltimore Choral Arts Society

Volunteer singers find joy, sing in the holidays, as members of Baltimore Choral Arts Society

Ruth Heilman was attracted to the Baltimore Choral Arts Society's Christmas for Kids concert long before she decided to go from attending the event to performing in the annual holiday program.

The Lutherville resident delighted in taking her daughter, Katie, now 26, and son, Jim, now 21, to the annual concert when they were young.

"I was a big fan of the concert for 20 years," said Heilman, the upper school principal and director of student resources and vocal music at Concordia Preparatory School in Towson. "My daughter is home now visiting from Minnesota, and I said to her the other day, 'We used to go to the concert when you were just 3.'"

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