School of Music to present ‘Sounds of the Season’ holiday concert Dec. 6

Western Carolina University’s School of Music will present its annual “Sounds of the Season” holiday concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6, in the concert hall of WCU’s Fine and Performing Arts Center.

The School of Music’s primary scholarship fundraiser each year, the concert will feature performances by WCU’s Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Concert Choir, University Chorus, Early Music Ensemble, Musical Theatre Singers and Smoky Mountain Brass Quintet.

Also this year, the university groups will be joined by an honors children’s choir composed of elementary school students from throughout Jackson County. Santa will make an appearance, and WCU faculty member Steve Carlisle will provide a reading of “Twas the Night Before Christmas” accompanied by the Wind Ensemble.

Tickets are $15 for adults; $10 for seniors 60 and over, and WCU faculty and staff; and $5 for children and students.

Ticket purchase information is available on the Fine and Performing Arts Center Web site: