Bryan College Has Free Christmas Celebration

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

The Bryan College Department of Fine and Performing Arts’ annual Christmas concert, “Christmas Celebration,” will be performed for one night only on Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Rudd Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public. 

“Christmas is always an exciting time at Bryan College,” said Kimberly Keck, director of the Bryan College Chorale. “We are looking forward to kicking off the Season with a celebration of the birth of our Savior.” 

“A Christmas Celebration,” featuring the Bryan Chorale, Chamber Singers, Wind Ensemble, Piano Ensemble, and Orchestra Ensemble will perform a variety of Christmas music that is bound to put audiences in the holiday mood. This evening of Christmas favorites will include traditional and sacred Christmas anthems including “Silent Night,” “O Holy Night,” “Fantasia on Greensleeves,” and many more. 

Friday evening’s concert will also feature an optional festive gourmet dinner. This Christmas dinner will be served in Brock Hall at 6 p.m. preceding the concert. The $20 dinner ticket includes both the meal and reserved, center seating for the concert. The dinner ticket for ages 5-11 is $10 and free for under five. 

Tickets for the dinner are now available and may be purchased online at bryan.edu/christmascelebration2017 or over the phone at 775-7323. Dinner registration closes on Thursday, Dec. 7, at 5 p.m.

For questions regarding the dinner contact alumni@bryan.edu.



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