WCU Sounds of the Season concert to be held Dec. 4

The “Sounds of the Season” holiday concert is Sunday, Dec. 4.

The “Sounds of the Season” holiday concert is Sunday, Dec. 4.

The annual “Sounds of the Season” holiday concert will be presented by Western Carolina University’s School of Music on Sunday, Dec. 4.

The concert will begin at 3 p.m. in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center with performances by the Jackson County Youth Chorus and WCU student ensembles, Concert Choir and University Chorus with special appearances by the Pride of the Mountains Marching Band and, direct from the North Pole, a visit with Santa Claus.

In the spirit of the holidays, the audience is encouraged to bring canned food items, which will be delivered to the Community Table, a Jackson County nonprofit food bank.

Reserved seat tickets are on sale now. Prices are $20 for adults; $15 for WCU faculty and staff and those 60 and older; and $5 for students and children. Group rates are available for advance purchase only. Proceeds benefit the School of Music Scholarship Fund. For tickets visit bardoartscenter.wcu.edu or call 828-227-2479.