TIFTON—Sounds of the season will ring throughout the campus of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College on Dec. 7 when the Department of Fine Arts presents its annual Holiday Music Christmas Celebration.
Dr. Jennifer Huang, Head of the Department of Fine Arts, said the free concert, featuring students, faculty, and community musicians, will begin at 6:30 p.m. in Howard Auditorium, located on ABAC’s main campus. A selection of holiday prelude music will be performed by ABAC music ensembles beginning at 6:10 p.m.
“We are very excited for this concert,” Huang said. “This longstanding tradition is our gift to Tifton and the entire South Georgia region, and all of our performers are thrilled to ring in the season with song.”
The entire community is invited to join ABAC faculty, staff, and students to celebrate this Christmas through holiday favorites such as the Nutcracker Overture Suite, Feliz Navidad, A Christmas Medley, and more. Huang said that Santa Claus will also appear as a special guest for this very merry holiday event.
The ABAC Band will open the concert with the “Overture from the Nutcracker Suite” and close it with “New Age Christmas;” the Jazz Band will perform “December” and “It Came Upon A Midnight Clear,” and will perform “I Love the Winter Weather” with the Jazz Choir and “Feliz Navidad” with the ABAC Choir. The ABAC Fine Arts Academy will perform “When Love Was Born,” and will join with the ABAC Choir for “Carols of the Night. “Still. Still. Still.” will be performed by the ABAC Ensemble, the ABAC Choir will perform “Stars I Shall Find,” and the Concert Band will perform “The Night Before Christmas” along with special guest Santa Claus.
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