Fort Wayne Philharmonic to present 'Holiday Pops'

FOR RELEASE
2008-12-03
Huntington, Ind.—Ring in the Christmas season with friends, family and the “Holiday Pops,” Huntington University’s favorite Yuletide celebration. The Fort Wayne Philharmonic, the area’s premier symphony orchestra, will perform seasonal favorites beginning at 2:30 p.m. on Dec. 14 in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts.

The concert will feature a full orchestra conducted by Bradley Thachuk and will exhibit vocalist Megan Meyer.

A family tradition for more than 20 years, “Holiday Pops” with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic includes an audience sing-a-long and a selection of familiar holiday music. Also on the program are timeless classics and holiday favorites including “’Twas the Night before Christmas,” “Sleigh Ride” and “White Christmas.”

Tickets are available by calling the Huntington University Merillat Centre for the Arts Box Office at (260) 359-4261. Ticket prices are $18-22 for reserved seating, discounted by $2 for students 13 and older as well as seniors, half price for students 12 and younger, and $5 for Huntington University students.

This concert is underwritten by Myers Funeral Home and Huntington University.

The Fort Wayne Philharmonic is now performing its 65th season. The Fort Wayne Philharmonic is a member of the League of American Orchestras and a funded member of Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne, the Indiana Arts Commission and National Endowment for the Arts. For additional information, log on to the philharmonic's Web site: www.fwphil.org.

# # #

 
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).  
###

 

Ashley C. Smith
Associate Director for Media Relations
260.359.4171
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director
260.359.4284