“Home for the Holidays” concert ushers in holiday season


The Illinois College Department of Music and IC Bands present “Home for the Holidays” on Saturday, December 1, at 7:30 p.m. in Rammelkamp Chapel.

The college’s Wind Ensemble, Brass Ensemble, Flute Choir and Clarinet Choir will join forces to present a varied program sure to usher in the holiday season in style. The concert will showcase music from here in the United States to songs from around the world. Titles and styles range from “Noël Suisse” to “You’re A Mean One, Mr. Grinch” to “Silent Night.”

The holiday concert is free and open to the public, and will be performed by the combined ensembles together with Andrew Salyer on the Hart Sesquicentennial Organ.

“Everyone will find music that means 'Home for the Holidays' for them,” Wind Ensemble Director Ann Marie Stahel said.
About Illinois College

Founded in 1829, Illinois College is a residential liberal arts college fostering academic excellence rooted in opportunities for experiential learning while preparing students for lifelong success. The college is located in Jacksonville, Ill. With an enrollment of about 1,000 students, the college offers over 50 undergraduate programs and a Master of Arts in Education degree program. In 1932 the society of Phi Beta Kappa established a chapter at Illinois College, and it remains one of only 11 in the state.

Illinois College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.

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