Texas A&M University-Kingsville

First annual Christmas concert from music department Nov. 30 at Jones Auditorium

KINGSVILLE - November 21, 2006

Contact: Jason Marton
jason.marton@tamuk.edu or 361-593-4143

Audience encouraged to bring toys, non-perishable food items for donation

KINGSVILLE (November 21, 2006) — Traditional carols, familiar songs and good will toward others are all on the program for Texas A&M University-Kingsville’s First Annual Music Department Christmas Concert, scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 30, at 7 p.m. in Jones Auditorium.

Admission is free to the public, who are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items to donate to the Share Your Christmas food drive, or unwrapped new toys for the Toys for Tots campaign.

This first-ever departmental Christmas Concert will feature the Concert Choir, directed by Dr. Noel Archambeault; the Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble, directed by Yutaka Kono; Jazz Band I, directed by Dr. Paul Hageman, Regents professor; the Wind Symphony, directed by Brian Shelton; and the Combined Concert Choir and Wind Symphony, directed by Shelton.

Music styles ranging from traditional to classical to jazz will be heard during the two-hour show, along with favorite numbers like “Carol of the Bells,” “Sleigh Ride,” Christmas medleys, “Jingle Bells” and more.

More information on the concert is available at 361-593-2803.


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