University music groups to perform Christmas concert

Huntington, Ind.—Music meant to celebrate the spirit of Christmas will be performed by Huntington University’s Department of Music. Four groups will present an evening of Christmas music in a shared concert titled “Celebrating the Light.” The concert will take place on at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 5 in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts.

The Wind Ensemble, directed by Dr. Robert Lynn, will perform “Christmas Time” and “From Whom All Blessings Flow,” along with other selections. The Women’s Chorale, directed by Joni Killian, will perform various pieces including “Jinglin’ Bells” and “A Joyful Alleluia.” The Handbell Choir, directed by Darlene Burkett, will perform two handbell solos titled “Bring a Torch” and “Good Christian Men, Rejoice.” A handbell duet titled “A Christmas Fantasy,” along with a handbell quartet titled “A Yuletide Celebration,” will be performed. A piano duo, “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” with “Joy to the World,” also will be presented.

Tickets are available through the Merillat Centre for the Arts Box Office by called (260) 359-4261. General admission tickets are priced at $5, and tickets are $3 for students, seniors, and Huntington University faculty and staff.

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Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).  


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