The second annual Holiday Concert at Bismarck State College heralds Christmas with a selection of popular, sacred and classical works performed by BSC's vocal and instrumental groups.
Music begins at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 13, in Sidney J. Lee Auditorium of Schafer Hall.
The Concert Choir opens the program with "Make We Joy" under student conductor Taylor Hougum. The choir continues with BSC Vocal Director Andrew Miller and combines with the 44-piece Wind Ensemble for the finale of "Do You Hear What I Hear?"
Band Director John Darling leads the Wind Ensemble in three pieces, including "The Moon of Winter" ("The Huron Carol"), and Rimsky-Korsakov's "Procession of the Nobles" from the opera, "Mlada."
The Women's Vocal Ensemble program features "Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day" and a solo by Rachel Reeves.
Listen for "Silver Bells" and "The Carol of the Bells" performed by the Men's Vocal Ensemble, as well as "Jingle Bells" by the String Ensemble. The Woodwind and Brass ensembles add to the fun with "Let It Snow" and "Jolly Old St. Nicholas." The Chamber Singers and Saxophone Ensemble perform other holiday favorites.
Additional conductors are Jeanette Rehberg, woodwinds; Brianna Fuzesy, brass; Everaldo Flores, strings; and Dawn Hagerott, vocal.
Audience members can enjoy hot chocolate and holiday cookies after the performance.
The BSC Music program allows students to enjoy music and develop their skills by participating in lessons, classes and performing groups. It provides the core curriculum for students planning to become music teachers or professional performers and promotes the arts on campus and in the community. ____________________________________________________________________________________________
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