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GCU Chorale to Sing an Array of Holiday Christmas Classics

Lakewood, N.J., Dec. 6, 2011—On Saturday, December 17, the gifted Georgian Court University Chorale will present their annual Christmas concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Casino Auditorium on the Lakewood campus. Expect to enjoy an array of selections of all your favorite holiday carols!

The GCU Chorale is comprised of singers from the university as well as people from the surrounding townships. For the concert, they will present music from A Ceremony of Carols by Benjamin Britten with harp accompaniment, as well as songs like “The Man with the Bag,” by Lee Ann Womack; “I Believe,” from The Polar Express; “A Swingin’ Christmas,” which is a medley of “Winter Wonderland,” “I'll be Home for Christmas,” and “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town” arranged by Jay Althouse; and much, much more.

Karen Mulhall, chorale director and GCU lecturer in music, is excited to present GCU Chorale to the Lakewood campus as well as the surrounding communities, adding that a jazz ensemble will accompany several songs.

Tickets are $10 per person, $5 per senior citizen or non-GCU student, and free to GCU community members with ID. Reservations are not required. For more information, contact Kathleen Settles at 732.987.2624.

Founded in 1908 and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, Georgian Court University is a comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts core and a special concern for women. A forward-thinking university that supports diversity and academic excellence, Georgian Court serves more than 2,500 students of all faiths and backgrounds in a residential Women's College and a coeducational University College with undergraduate and graduate programs. Georgian Court's main campus is located at 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, N.J., on the picturesque former George Jay Gould estate, now named a National Historic Landmark. Georgian Court also offers classes at its site at One Woodbridge Center in Woodbridge, at Coastal Communiversity in Wall, and at Cumberland County College in Vineland.

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