Sounds of the Season Annual Holiday Concert: December 7

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on December 1, 2014.

The University of Florida College of the Arts is pleased to present its annual holiday concert, Sounds of the Season, on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014 at 7 p.m. at the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.

Occurring this year on National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, this year’s concert will honor U.S. soldiers past and present and will have the theme Bells of Remembrance. Performers will present three selections from Bing Crosby’s 1944 Christmas Radio Show, which was sent out to the fighting men and women in Europe and the Pacific, as well as Silent Night, Holy Night, which conveys the story of a wartime Christmas miracle composed by Mack Wilberg with narration written by Walter Cronkite. The narration will be delivered by Bob Rose of 97.3 WSKY radio. Sounds of the Season: Bells of Remembrance will feature more than 300 performers, including student singers from the UF Concert Choir, UF Women’s Chorale and Men’s Glee Club, the UF Symphony Orchestra, The GCC Master Chorale and the Oakcrest Baptist Church Handbell Choir. Tickets are free and will be distributed at the door beginning at 6 p.m. the day of the concert.

Attendees are encouraged to arrive early to secure a seat, as a full house is expected. For more information about ticketing, contact the Phillips Center Box Office at 352-392-2787.

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