DCOA offers holiday tradition

DCOA offers holiday traditionMembers of the Desert Community Orchestra, Amber Petersen’s Holiday Choir and Lisa Austin’s students from the James Monroe Middle School Choir — all under the direction of festively clad conductor Robbie Martinez — bring favorite holiday tunes to an enthusiastic audience in last weekend’s “Christmas in Ridgecrest.” Other musical collaborators at the concert included the Suzuki Strings, taught by Carol Sue McKenzie and Shirley Helmick. — Photo by Laura Austin

Story First Published: 2018-12-21