SC Music Department to Present Winterfest Concert

The Southwestern College music department will present its annual Winterfest concert on Sunday, Dec. 4, at 3 p.m., in the Richardson Performing Arts Center.  There is no admission charge and the public is invited to attend.

The concert is sponsored by Gail Burden, OD.

This year’s Winterfest is a collaboration between the Southwestern Children’s Choir, SC Jazz Band, A Cappella Choir, and the South Kansas Symphony (SKS).  Conducting the program will be Amber Peterson, associate professor of music; Simon Hill, assistant professor of music; Nikki Kirk, director of the Southwestern Children’s Choir; and Jeremy Kirk, associate professor of music and division chair of performing arts.

The program will also feature James Leland providing organ accompaniment of Christmas Carol Hymn Singing.  The concert will open with the SKS, A Cappella Choir, and alumni performing F. Melius Christiansen’s “Beautiful Savior.” Other selections will range from traditional, contemporary, and jazz Christmas music. The concert will conclude with Dan Goeller’s “Christmas Carol Sing-Along.”

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