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Kent State Chorale Offers Kent State Community Special Ticket Offer to Kick Off Holiday Season

Posted Dec. 2, 2013

Carols and Confectionsfeatures seasonal melodies followed by desserts and coffee

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Refreshments that include coffee and desserts will be
served following the Kent State University Chorale's
performance of seasonal melodies in the annual Carols
and Confections
event. 

The Kent State University Chorale will perform a variety of seasonal melodies as part of Carols and Confections on Saturday, Dec. 7, at 3 p.m. in the University Auditorium at Cartwright Hall. Cartwright Hall is located at 650 Hilltop Drive, with free parking located off Terrace Drive. Following the performance, guests can enjoy refreshments including coffee and desserts in the lobby.

In its third year, Carols and Confections serves as the fundraiser for the Kent State Chorale. The performance will feature songs that will put audience members in the holiday spirit with works by Antoine Busnois, Josquin Desprez, Steven Sametz, Dwight Bigler, John Rutter, and a unique arrangement of Jingle Bells by J. David Moore. Audience members will have the opportunity to participate in various carol sing-alongs throughout the performance. The chorale will be conducted by Kent State Associate Professor of Music Scott MacPherson and Doug Beery, and accompanied by graduate student Keying An at the piano.

Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and $5 for students with valid ID or those under 18.  A special buy one, get one ticket free offer is available to Kent State employees. Simply show your Kent State ID at the door. The offer is unlimited. For more information, call 330-672-2909. Tickets are available for purchase at the door, cash or check only.

The Kent State Chorale features 30 student vocalists from diverse areas of study, including both music majors and nonmusic majors. The group rehearses four days a week to master five centuries of choral literature. As the flagship choral ensemble of the university, the Kent State Chorale performs on campus and throughout the region and state, touring each spring semester.