Samford Choirs, Bells, Orchestra Combine For Christmas Festival

Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2005-11-23

Samford University's School of Performing Arts, Division of Music, will present its annual Festival of Christmas Music Friday, Dec. 2, at 7:30 p.m. in Wright Center Concert Hall.

Performing groups include the A Cappella choir, University Chorale, Bells of Buchanan and the Samford Orchestra.

The choirs will perform separately, and combine for three numbers. The audience will be invited to join the choirs and orchestra on two familiar carols: "Joy to the World" and "O Come, All Ye Faithful."

Tickets are $10 adults and $5 students/children. For information and tickets, call (205) 726-2778.

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