Tuesday, December 02, 2008

Valdosta State Chamber Singers Perform by Candlelight Sunday, Dec. 7

The Valdosta State Chamber Singers, an elite choral ensemble of 24 singers, will perform holiday programs by candlelight at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 7, in the grand acoustical stage of west Hall’s rotunda. the joyous occasion will feature renaissance motets, new compositions, and familiar favorites such as “Joy to the world,” “Angels we Have Heard on High,” and “Silent Night.”

Director of Choral Studies Dr. Paul Neal, who arranged the concert, said the Chamber Singers will also present the southern premiere of “In the bleak Midwinter,” a new Christmas carol written by Dr. Jim Shrader, chair of the Department of Music. Proceeds from the hour-long performance, which costs $10 for adults and $5 for students, will support the Chamber Singers’ spring tour to Nashville, tenn., in March 2009.

For tickets, please call the (229) 333-5812. tickets will not be sold at the door the night of the performance, so please reserve tickets today!

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