SUU MUSIC DEPARTMENT PRESENTS
THE SOUNDS OF CHRISTMAS: A CELEBRATION OF HOLIDAY MUSIC
DECEMBER 6, 2013
Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah: Join SUU’s Music Department in an exciting and varied celebration of the holiday season! The Sounds of Christmas: A Celebration of Holiday Music features festive selections of music performed by an incredible ensemble of musical talent including SUU’s Symphony Orchestra, Wind Symphony,Concert Choir, Opus Choir, and Women’s Choir. The performance will take place at Cedar City’s Heritage Center Theater on Friday, December 6, 2013, at 7:30pm.The public is encouraged to attend this special performance.Tickets are only $10 for Adults, $8 for SUU faculty/staff, and $5 for youth. SUU students are free with a valid I.D. card.
The Sounds of Christmas will feature a festive selection of music chosen and conducted by SUU Faculty members Dr. Adam Lambert, Dr. Kevin L. Baker, Dr. Xun Sun, and Shannon Birch.
Varied ensembles consisting of SUU’s Symphony Orchestra, Wind Symphony, Concert Choir, Opus Choir, and Women’s Choir will be performing Sethus Calvisius’ “Freut Euch and Jubiliert,” “The Twelve Days After Christmas,” Samuel Barber’s “Twelfth Night,” Gustav Holst’s “Christmas Day,” “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” (conducted by Dr. Kevin L. Baker), Randall Bass’ “Gloria,” Alfred Reed’s “Russian Christmas” (conducted by Dr. Adam Lambert), John Leavitt’s “Sing We Now of Christmas” (conducted by Dr. Xun Sun), and Theodore Baker’s “Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming” (conducted by Shannon Birch).
Get into the holiday spirit with SUU’s Symphony Orchestra, Wind Symphony, Concert Choir, Opus Choir, and Women’s Choir. For more information on the SUU College of Performing and Visual Arts events, please call the Arts Hotline at (435) 865-8800, or visit www.suu.edu/arts.
ABOUT THE COLLEGE
The Southern Utah University College of Performing and Visual Arts is comprised of nationally accredited departments of Art and Design, Music, Theatre Arts and Dance, as well as the new Center for Shakespeare Studies and a graduate program in Arts Administration. The College offers 16 different degree areas, including liberal arts Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees; professional Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Fine Arts in art and theatre degrees; and a Master of Fine Arts in Arts Administration degree. The Center for Shakespeare Studies offers a minor in Shakespeare Studies. More than 60 full- and part-time faculty and staff are engaged in teaching and mentoring over 550 majors in the College. Over 1100 students enroll each year in over 195 arts classes on the SUU campus. The College presents 100 performances, lectures, presentations, and exhibitions each year. The College’s affiliate organizations include the Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery, American Folk Ballet, Utah Shakespeare Festival, and the SUU Ballroom Dance Company. For more information about the College of Performing and Visual Arts, contact the Office of the Dean (435) 865-8561, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FOR CALENDAR EDITORS: HOLIDAY CELEBRATION CONCERT BY SUU’s SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, WIND SYMPHONY, CONCERT CHOIR, OPUS CHOIR, and WOMEN’S CHOIR
WHAT: The Sounds of Christmas: A Celebration of Holiday Music
WHO: SUU’s Symphony Orchestra, Wind Symphony, Concert Choir, Opus Choir, and Women’s Choir
WHEN: Friday, December 6, 2013
WHERE: Heritage Center Theater, Cedar City, UT
TICKETS: $10 for Adults, $8 for SUU faculty and staff and $5 for youth
SUU students are free with a valid I.D. card.
PURCHASE: (435) 586-7872, M-F, 8am-4:30pm, www.suu.edu/pva/arts or may be purchased at the door.