HC music department presents A Christmas Collage

FOR RELEASE
2002-11-13
HUNTINGTON, IN – Various ensembles of the Huntington College music department will team together on Friday, December 6, 2002, to present “A Christmas Collage.” The program will include many popular songs to celebrate the holiday season performed by the HC Wind Ensemble, Women’s Chorale, Concert Choir, Piano Ensemble, and Hanbells. The performance will begin at 7:00 p.m., in the Merillat Centre for the Arts.

The holiday favorites to be performed include:

The Women's Chorale:

"Go Where I Send Thee!"
"The Snow"
"Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day"
Concert Choir

"Here's a Pretty Little Baby"
"O Magnum Mysterium"
"Sing We Now of Christmas"
"Glory, Glory, Glory to the Newborn King"
Handbell Choir

"Sing We Now of Christmas" with mallets and hand chimes
"Bring a Touch, Janette, Isabella"
"Christmas Lullaby" (a medley of songs)
Wind Ensemble

Prelude: "To the Summit" with Katie Smith conducting
"Savior of the Nations, Come" by Dr. Marlene Schleiffer
featuring Marie Menninga on the vibraphone, choir and handbells with audience participation at the end.

"Finlandia" with choir singing at the end
"Angels from the Realms of Glory"
"The Twelve Days of Christmas"
"On a Winter's Eve"
"Jingle Bells"
"Fanfare on Adeste Fidelis" with audience participation
(leading into all singing "O Come, All Ye Faithful"), Katie Smith conducting

Exit Music: "March from Swan Lake"
Piano Duet

Drew Wutzke and Melissa Cole will be presenting a piano duet of selections from "The Nutcracker Suite."

The public is invited to attend and tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students and seniors. Contact the Merillat Centre Box Office at (260) 359-4261 to reserve tickets.

Huntington College is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 60 academic concentrations. US News & World Report ranks Huntington among the Top 10 comprehensive colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington College is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in Huntington, Indiana.

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Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
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Joanne Green
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