Ring in the holiday season with the UNC
Asheville Music Department's annual Holiday Concert at 4 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 7, in UNC Asheville's Lipinsky Auditorium. The concert
will feature UNC Asheville student musical groups performing
traditional, secular and sacred holiday carols. Admission is $5 at
A highlight of the concert will be a performance by the UNC
Asheville Chamber Singers. This group will showcase selections from
their upcoming performance at the White House. The Chamber Singers,
who first performed at the White House in 2007, are the only North
Carolina group invited back to Washington to perform this year. The
group will perform at the White House as well as Walter Reed
Memorial Hospital the weekend of December 12-13.
Other Holiday Concert performances include the University Singers
and Chamber Orchestra opening with "Shepherd's Pipe Carol" and
Cimarosa's double flute concerto. The Chamber Orchestra will also
play Beethoven's "Egmont Overture." The Flute Choir will perform
"Toyland" and "Pat-a-Pan," followed by holiday tunes by the Brass
Quintet and Jazz Big Band.
The University's student vocal jazz ensemble, Studio 18, will sing a
number of classic selections, including "Jingle Bells," "Christmas
Time is Here" and "Cool Yule." The men's a cappella group, Five
Chord Stud, will perform "Silver Bells," while All Girl Staff will
sing "Carol of the Bells."
For more information about UNC Asheville's Annual Holiday Concert,
call the Music Department at 828/251-6432.
The Annual Holiday Concert will
feature student groups performing on December 7