Holiday Music at Emory

November 19, 2018

ATLANTA—Emory celebrates the holiday season with campus and community traditions, festive concerts, and a visit from Santa himself. Audiences of all ages can experience the magic and wonder of live performance and music this December.

December kicks off with concert from the Emory Jazz Ensembles on December 4 at 8 p.m. The Emory Big Band and Jazz Combos perform holiday themed music in Emerson Concert Hall, Schwartz Center for Performing arts. (Free–no ticket required)

A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols returns this year Dec. 7 and 8 in the Glenn Auditorium. An Emory tradition since 1935, audiences are invited to an evening of candlelit service, choral music, and scripture readings by special guests from the Emory community. ($20)

Atlanta Master Chorale sings the songs and carols of the season in a concert that unties past and present, sacred and secular, reminiscence and hope, Dec. 15 and 16 in the Emerson Concert Hall, Schwartz Center for Performing Arts. ($35)

Finally, the Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta (ECMSA) presents Santa’s Favorite Chamber Music as part of their Family Series at 4p.m. in the Michael C. Carlos Museum’s Ackerman Hall. ECMSA welcomes back Santa Claus himself to introduce and enjoy some of his favorite classical works and lead a sing-along. (Free­–no ticket required).

For tickets and more information on these and other upcoming Arts at Emory events, visit, or call the Arts at Emory Box Office at 404.727.5050.