Marquette University News Release

Marquette celebrates Christmas with holiday concerts

November 28, 2011

Marquette University’s music programs will fill the campus with the sounds of Christmas as they begin the season with a performance titled “Lessons and Carols,” a concert featuring performances of sacred holiday music and the Gloria of John Rutter, by the Liturgical Choir and Marquette Chorus, on Friday, Dec. 2, at 7 p.m. in The Church of the Gesu, 1145 W. Wisconsin Ave.

Other holiday music events include:

•    The Music Area Holiday Concert, featuring performances by the Marquette Chorus, Gospel Choir, Orchestra, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble will take place Sunday, Dec. 4, at 2 p.m. in the Varsity Theatre, 1324 W. Wisconsin Ave.

•    The Marquette Faculty and Staff Chorale will perform its third annual Christmas Concert on Tuesday, Dec. 6, and Thursday, Dec. 8, at 11:30 a.m. in the Varsity Theatre. The choir will sing a variety of Christmas chorale music, including English, Spanish and French carols, as well as some well-known traditional Christmas songs, to include “Silent Night” and “Away in a Manger.”

•    The Naturals, Marquette’s all-men a cappella group, will perform their annual Christmas Concert Saturday, Dec. 10, at 5 p.m. in the Weasler Auditorium, 1506 W. Wisconsin Ave.

All concerts are free and open to the public; there are no tickets or reservations required.

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