Emory Celebrates Holiday Season with Festive Concerts, Beginning Today

The holidays will be festive at Emory University, featuring joyful concert favorites:

A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols will take place on Friday, Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. and on Saturday, Dec. 8 at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. in Glenn Auditorium. Established in 1935, this tradition continues to bring Emory and Atlanta community members together to celebrate the season. The candlelit service of choral music and scripture features readings by special guests from the community. Tickets: $15; $12 discount categories; $5 Emory students.

Another holiday classic, Santa's Favorite Chamber Music, is on Monday Dec. 9 at 4 p.m. in Michael C. Carlos Museum and will feature Emory University Quartet-in-Residence, Vega String Quartet. Santa will be on hand to introduce some of his favorite holiday pieces and pass out early Christmas treats to good listeners. This concert is a part of the Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta Family Series and is free and open to the public.<

Spend Christmas with Atlanta Sacred Chorale in their annual Christmas concert on Saturday, Dec. 15 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 16 at 4 p.m. The glorious sounds of the holidays are brought to the award-winning acoustics of Emerson Concert Hall at the Schwartz Center for Performing Arts. Special guest ensemble, The Gary Motley Trio, bring a little jazz to keep you humming throughout the holiday season. Tickets: $25; discount category members $20; and all students $10.

For tickets and details call 404-727-5050 or visit arts.emory.edu.

Photo credit: Ann Borden