Annual Holiday Spectacular Concert to Support Scholarships
Choir, Friends of the UCA, Music, Music Alumni, Opera, Orchestra, University Center for the Arts | November 21, 2014
Annual Concert to Raise Support for CSU Music Scholarships
CSU’s Annual Holiday Spectacular returns to the University Center for the Arts this season on Thursday, Dec.4, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 6 with performances at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the Griffin Concert Hall at the University Center of the Arts, 1400 Remington St. With a new focus this year, the proceeds from the concert will be directed toward music scholarships at CSU.
Tickets are $10 for CSU students, $10 for youth (under 18), and $20 for the public. Net proceeds from the event will be directed to the Music Scholarship fund at Colorado State University. Please note that the University Center for the Arts (UCA) ticket office hours have changed. Tickets are available at the ticket office in the UCA lobby 90 minutes prior to any UCA performance and through intermission or online at www.CSUArtsTickets.com. Information about upcoming performances can be found at (970) 491-ARTS (2787). Advance or online purchase is recommended to avoid at-the-door fees.
Kick off the holiday season with this popular annual concert featuring performances from the CSU Choirs, the University Symphony Orchestra, and other special guests in a charming evening of traditional secular and sacred holiday music. This annual celebration of community includes something for all ages to enjoy!
This year, net proceeds from ticket sales will be directed toward Music Scholarships at CSU. The performance includes special cameos from students, faculty, and guests who will highlight their family traditions in celebration of the season.
“This concert is very special to me in many ways,” said Paul Metz, chair of the Department of Music, Theatre and Dance. “Not only do we get to enjoy a lovely holiday program, but we have the opportunity to support the talented young musicians you see on stage in a very meaningful way.”
The program features holiday favorites, a sing-along, loveable characters, and over 250 CSU musicians on stage.
“I know that there are many events from which to choose during this holiday season,” said Wesley Ferreira, producer of the concert. “I can assure you that this event will be a memorable start to yours!”
Dec. 4, 6 p.m. Join us for the free Parade of Lights Preview around the UCA, followed by cookies and hot chocolate before the concert.
Dec. 6, 6 p.m. Join us for a free Friends of the UCA Holiday Reception before the evening performance.
The University Center for the Arts at Colorado State University provides an enriched venue in which the study and practice of Art, Dance, Music, and Theatre are nurtured and sustained by building the skills and knowledge needed by future generations of arts professionals to become contributors to the essential vitality of our culture and society.
For more information, visit UCA.Colostate.edu.