Christmas Choir ConcertBy Logan Carpenter | November 29th, 2012 | Category: Arts and Entertainment | No Comments »
The holidays have arrived at Glenville State College as the GSC Choir and Chamber Singer sing the Christmas songs from the 17th-20th centuries. The concert will have lessons and carols of one of everyone’s favorite holiday, and will feature an African Noel and a traditional piece in Russian. The African Noel is a Christmas piece is sung in the Kituba dilect and the Russian piece is Bogoroditse Dyevo, a song where Mary is visited by an angel about the child savior that Mary is to give birth to. The choir group will also be singing two pieces from the famous Handel’s Messiah, and will also feature some student soloists during the concert. The concert will be similar to the concert performed at the Kings College in Cambridge, England, United Kingdom with the exception of the concert being less formal.
The concert will be held at Sand Fork Baptist Church on November 27 at 7 p.m. There will be no admission fee, but there donations will be welcomed as the proceedings will raise funds for the student to perform with the West Virginia State Collegiate Honor Choir at Charleston next February. So spend the holidays early with your family and come see the concert to listen to the silver bells.