Tennessee Chamber Chorus Presents “Gaudete!” Holiday Concert

Thursday, December 7, 2017

The Tennessee Chamber Chorus and the Chattanooga Boys Choir will present a holiday concert titled “A Still & Starry Night” on Friday, Dec. 15, at 7:30 p.m. at First Christian Church, 650 McCallie Ave.

The two choirs will perform separately and combine forces for several pieces. The program will feature familiar holiday favorites as well as new music that celebrates the season. It will also include a carol sing-along.

This is the first time the two choirs have collaborated together. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted.  

Tennessee Chamber Chorus is an ensemble of 16 professional singers from throughout Tennessee. The professional ensemble will be joined for this concert by 14 collegiate singers selected for a special performance-learning internship. TCC was founded in 2012 and is dedicated to innovation and artistic excellence in choral music, specializing in high-quality programs that explore thematic and historical links from the Medieval through the 21st Century. Dr. Alan Stevens is the artistic director, and he is also the associate director of choral activities at East Tennessee State University. 

The Chattanooga Boys Choir is a music education and performance organization founded in 1954 which now includes over 120 choristers ages 8-18 in five ensembles. The CBC maintains a performance calendar of 25-30 appearances annually, including performance opportunities and collaborative community initiatives. They have toured and performed throughout the United States and internationally. Vincent Oakes is the artistic director, and is also the director of choral activities at the Baylor School in Chattanooga. 

More information about the concert TCC and CBC is available on their websites: www.TennesseeChamberChorus.org and www.ChattanoogaBoysChoir.org

Concert tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students, available at the door or in advance from the TCC website.

A second concert will be presented the following day, Dec. 16, at 7:30 p.m. at Church Street United Methodist, 900 Henley St, Knoxville as part of the Church Street Master Arts Concert Series. 

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