MUSKEGON, MI – “America’s Tallest” Singing Christmas Tree bought out in lower than three hours this yr. 

It was a file sellout time for the annual present put on by the Mona Shores Excessive Faculty Choir. About 300 college students will carry out for practically 6,000 folks throughout 4 exhibits all through the weekend. 

All 4 exhibits promote out yearly – and for good purpose. 

The 67-foot fall metallic tree construction is manually constructed on the Frauenthal Middle stage. Yearly, the Tree Angel is near touching the ceiling.  

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Greater than 850 items of metal type the superstructure that is assembled by volunteer crews. 

The 34th annual present options 1,500 toes {of electrical} wiring via the tree to greater than 25,000 coloured lights which are coordinated with the music, and greater than 5,000 toes of greenery imported from Germany.  

A whole lot of volunteers contribute to the manufacturing every year starting in October. 

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The tree holds 240 singers. The the rest singing on the base of the tree. The choir is joined the 50-member Mona Shores Excessive Faculty Orchestra.  

Performances are scheduled at 7 p.m. from Nov. 29 to Dec. 1, with a three p.m. matinee on Saturday, Dec. 1. All exhibits are on the Frauenthal Middle, 425 W. Western Ave. in Muskegon. 

A gown rehearsal neighborhood present happened on Wednesday, Nov. 28. 

The occasion garnered nationwide consideration throughout 2015 when it was listed among the many most extravagant and inventive Christmas bushes of 2015 by the Huffington Publish and featured in newspapers in Germany, Poland, Mexico, The United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and India. The New York Instances and ABC Information additionally had protection. 

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An up to date tree was launched in 2015, at a value of $75,000. The complete construction was changed, together with new LED lights and a mild board.   

The primary identified singing Christmas tree was launched greater than 50 years in the past in Southern California. It was 16 toes tall and held 25 singers.

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