Posted by Sean Flynt on 2009-11-19

Samford's School of the Arts will present three Christmas music events Dec. 1-4.

The week will begin with a free Bells of Buchanan Christmas Handbell Concert Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m. in Brock Recital Hall

Samford's traditional Hanging of the Green, featuring University Chorale and Bells of Buchanan, will take place Thursday, Dec. 3 at 6 p.m. in Reid Chapel. This event also is free-of-charge and open to the public.

The week will conclude with Samford's annual Festival of Christmas Music Friday, Dec. 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Wright Center Concert Hall. The concert will feature Samford's A Cappella Choir, University Chorale, Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble performing sacred and secular seasonal favorites.

Festival of Christmas Music tickets are $12 (adults,) $9 (+55) and $6 (students/children). For tickets, follow the link below or call (205) 726-2853.

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