McMurry University Band and Chanters to Present Christmas Concert on December 7

  Gary Ellison
  Friday, December 1, 2017 8:39 AM
  Archives 2016 - 2017

Abilene, TX

The McMurry Chanters and Wind Ensemble will combine for a special Christmas concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, December 7, 2017. The performance will be held at Aldersgate United Methodist Church and will be free and open to the public.

The Chanters and Wind Ensemble will perform a variety of Christmas tunes and other seasonal favorites.  Audience members will have the chance to sing along during the evening, and will include a performance of Handel’s Hallelujah Chorus to end the concert. McMurry oboe professor Susetta Rockett will also be featured as a guest soloist on James Barnes’ Autumn Soliloquy.

This is the first combined performance of the Chanters and Wind Ensemble for the 2017-18 season. The groups will combine again for a performance at New York’s Carnegie Hall on Thursday, March 15, 2018.  For more information on these performances, please contact Dr. David Wallis, Director of Choral Activities, at 325-793-4947, or Dr. David Robinson, Director of Bands, at 325-793-4867.

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