‘Sounds of the Season’ concert scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 3

The ever-popular “Sounds of the Season” concert will be presented Sunday, Dec. 3. (Photo by Eldred Spell)

The annual “Sounds of the Season” concert will be presented by Western Carolina University’s School of Music on Sunday, Dec. 3, in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.

The holiday favorite will begin at 3 p.m. with performances by large and small ensembles onstage, in the balcony and even among the audience, creating a unique, “surround sound” experience.

WCU’s Wind Ensemble, Concert and Chamber choirs, Jazz Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble and instrumental chamber groups will be joined by the Pride of the Mountains Marching Band and the Jackson County Youth Honors Chorus. The family-friendly concert concludes with a holiday sing-along and an appearance by Santa Claus.

Advance tickets are on sale now, with purchase before Monday, Nov. 27 set at $15 for adults and $10 for WCU faculty and staff and those 60 and older. General admission tickets at the door are $20 for adults; $15 for WCU faculty and staff and those 60 and older; and $5 for students and children.

Proceeds benefit the School of Music Scholarship Fund. For tickets, visit bardoartscenter.wcu.edu or call 828-227-2479.