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Kent State University Chorale Kicks Off Holiday Season with "Carols and Confections" on Dec. 1

Posted Nov. 26, 2012
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"Carols and Confections"  on Dec. 1 will feature a
performance of Hanukkah and Christmas favorites by
the Kent State University Chorale.

The Kent State University Chorale will perform a variety of Hanukkah and Christmas favorites as part of "Carols and Confections" on Saturday, Dec. 1, at 3 p.m. in the University Auditorium at Cartwright Hall, located at 650 Hilltop Dr., with free parking located off of Terrace Drive. Following the performance, guests can enjoy refreshments, including coffee and desserts in the lobby.

This is the second year for "Carols and Confections," which acts as the fundraiser for the Kent State Chorale. The performance will feature a wide variety of holiday music: Gregorian chants, Renaissance songs, contemporary carols and Hanukkah classics.

Performance pieces will include work by Mark Burrows, Tomas Luis de Victoria, Juan Garcia de Zespedes and Francisco Guerrero. The Kent State Chorale will be accompanied by Eva Chang.

Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, and $5 for students with valid ID or under 18. For more information, call 330-672-2172. Tickets are available for purchase at the door; cash or check only.

The Kent State Chorale features 30 student vocalists from diverse areas of study, including both music majors and non-music majors. The group rehearses four days a week to master five centuries of choral literature. As the flagship choral ensemble of the university, the Kent State Chorale performs on campus and throughout the region and state, touring each spring semester.