Enjoy the Christmas Season at Andrews
We invite you to join us this holiday season for Christmas programs and events on the Andrews University campus.
Crayon Box Christmas Concert
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 6–8 p.m., Howard Performing Arts Center
The Crayon Box presents their Christmas concert.
Management and Leadership Association (MLA) Christmas Vespers
Friday, Nov. 30, 6–8 p.m., Chan Shun Hall, Whirlpool Room
Hosted by MLA, this vespers program will include fun games and gingerbread house building and decorating.
Andrews Symphony Orchestra “Christmas Concert”
Saturday, Dec. 1, 8–10 p.m., Howard Performing Arts Center
Conducted by Chris Wild, with special guests the Andrews University Singers and baritone vocal soloist Stephen Zork, the Andrews University Symphony Orchestra presents their “Christmas Concert.” This concert will feature extended musical selections from Peter Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” as well as a sampling of English Christmas carols following intermission. Tickets can be purchased at howard.andrews.edu.
5th Annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair
Sunday, Dec. 2, 11 a.m.–5 p.m., Chan Shun Hall Lobby
Join us for the 5th Annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair! This event exists primarily to provide a venue at which Adventist artisans can showcase their creations. Hundreds of beautifully handcrafted items will be for sale by over 20 vendors.
“Welcome Christmas” Concert
Friday, Dec. 7, 7–9 p.m., Howard Performing Arts Center
The 2018 annual “Welcome Christmas” concert, conducted by Stephen Zork, is titled “When You Come”—a garland of Christmas carols proclaiming and reliving the advent and gospel of Jesus Christ as portrayed through scripture and oral traditions throughout the ages. The collaborative concert will feature Andrews University Department of Music ensembles: Singers, Chorale, Symphony Orchestra and tenor Charles Reid, associate professor of voice and artist-in-residence at Andrews University. The Symphony Orchestra is conducted by Chris Wild. This is a “full-house” event; doors will open promptly at 6:30 p.m. A free-will offering will be received (no admission charged).
Sunday Music Series: Christmas Sing-A-Long
Sunday, Dec. 9, 4–6 p.m., Howard Performing Arts Center
This annual favorite brings in all the sounds of the season! Come prepared to sing treasured, well-known Christmas carols from your seat with Department of Music artists and other musicians on stage.
“Feast of Lights”
Friday, Dec. 14, 7 p.m., Pioneer Memorial Church
Andrews Academy’s music groups will perform their annual sacred concert celebrating Christ’s birth. The program will also feature readings and a live nativity.
Andrews Academy Christmas Pops Concert
Saturday, Dec. 15, 7–9 p.m., Howard Performing Arts Center
The Andrews Academy Music Department presents its 8th Christmas Pops program. Come and enjoy the sounds of the season with us.
Berrien Springs High & Middle Schools Winter Concert
Monday, Dec. 17, 7–9 p.m., Howard Performing Arts Center
Berrien Springs Middle & High School Choirs present their holiday concert.
Ruth Murdoch Elementary School Vocal Christmas Concert
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 7–9 p.m., Howard Performing Arts Center
Ruth Murdoch Elementary School choirs present their Christmas concert.
Ruth Murdoch Elementary School Christmas Concert
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 7–9 p.m., Howard Performing Arts Center
Ruth Murdoch Elementary School instrumental ensembles present their Christmas concert.