Monday, November 29, 2010

Deck the Halls at the 84th Annual Spelman-Morehouse Christmas Carol Concert

It’s a holiday tradition you don’t want to miss! The annual Spelman-Morehouse Christmas Carol concert will, again, kick-off the Christmas season for metro-Atlanta residents. Mark your calendars and join the Spelman College and Morehouse College Glee Clubs for some Christmas cheer. Each show is free and open to the public!

Kick-off Performance
Friday, Dec. 3, 2010
Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
Morehouse College Campus
8 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010
Sisters Chapel
Spelman College Campus
8 p.m.
For this performance only: A complimentary ticket is required. To reserve a free ticket, go to Can’t make the performance? Enjoy it live via webcast at!

Final Performance
Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010
Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
Morehouse College Campus
6 p.m.

The combined choirs of about 100 singers will perform a mixture of new selections and traditional favorites. Two of the holiday favorites, featured each year, are “We Are Christmas” performed by the Spelman College Glee Club and written by Kevin Johnson, chair, department of music at Spelman and Sarah Stephens, C’2007; and “Betelemehu," a Nigerian Christmas Carol performed by the Morehouse College Glee Club under the leadership of Director David Morrow, professor, department of music at Morehouse.

Each year more than 6,500 supporters attend the free concerts. The choral performance has been rebroadcast on local and national television for the past several years airing on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and the Gospel Music Channel. The concert is recognized around the country as one of the foremost Christmas performances.

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