The Idaho County Orchestra, led by Jean Melching, will perform a variety of popular and sacred Christmas music at 2 p.m. Saturday, December 28, at the Monastery of St. Gertrude chapel. Included in the program will be ensembles within the group. The title of the program is “A Musical Celebration.”

Violins include: Carletta Allen, Lana Claussen, Nathan Winder, and Ammon Pikus. Lori Graham plays viola; Barb Cleary plays cello; Bruce Graham plays string bass and guitar; Sr. Karen Martin, Mary Schwartz and Carlee Pikus play clarinet; Joan Haaland, Denise Winder and Hannah Schwartz play flute, Dr. Jared Pikus plays piano, and Jana Claussen plays percussion.

This concert is free and a reception will follow. The Monastery of St. Gertrude is located at 465 Keuterville Road, Cottonwood. For more information call 208-962-5065 or email