Emory Celebrates the Season with Beloved Holiday Traditions

November 19, 2014

ATLANTA (Nov. 19, 2014) ¿ Emory University welcomes the holiday season with a slate of family-friendly performances that are sure to warm your heart and brighten your season.

A community favorite, A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols will take place on Friday, Dec. 5 at 8 p.m. and on Saturday, Dec. 6 at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. in Glenn Auditorium. Since 1935, this stunning candlelit service brings Emory and Atlanta community members together as the Emory University Chorus, Concert Choir and special guests sing Christmas favorites and read lessons from the Old and New Testaments. Tickets: $20; $15 discount categories; $5 Emory students.

Another holiday classic, Santa¿s Favorite Chamber Music, is on Sunday, Dec. 14 at 4 p.m. in Michael C. Carlos Museum. Santa will be on hand to introduce some of his favorite holiday pieces and pass out early Christmas treats to good listeners. This concert is a part of Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta¿s Family Series and is free and open to the public.

This year marks the 30th anniversary of Christmas with Atlanta Master Chorale, with performances on Saturday, Dec. 13 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 14 at 4 p.m. in the Schwartz Center for Performing Arts. This heartwarming performance is a wonder-filled way to welcome the season of joy with those who are close to your heart. Tickets: $30; discount category members $25; and Emory students $10.

For tickets and details call 404-727-5050 or visit arts.emory.edu.