Andrews Choirs: Welcome Christmas Concert

   Campus News | Posted on November 30, 2021

On Friday, Dec. 3, at 7 p.m., the Andrews University Singers, Canta Bella and the Pioneer Men’s Chorus will present choral music under the annual theme “Welcome Christmas.” The Andrews University Singers and Canta Bella will perform under the direction of Stephen Zork, while the Pioneer Men’s Chorus will be conducted by choral graduate assistant Cyril Punay. Members of the Andrews University Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Chris Wild, will also participate. 

Carols such as “Infant Holy” by Cameron Rose and selections from “Gloria” by John Rutter, “Chichester Psalms” by Leonard Bernstein and “Ceremony of Carols” by Benjamin Britten will be performed. 

The centerpiece of the Christmas concert will include “Magnificat” by Z. Randall Stroope, “Brightest and the Best” by Shawn Kirchner, “Christmas Dinner,” composed by Paul Stookey and arranged by Stephen Zork, and “See, Amid the Winter’s Snow” by Dan Forrest. 

No tickets are required to attend this event. A freewill offering will be received. For additional information, contact the Howard box office at 269-471-3560. For a full season schedule of events at the Howard Performing Arts Center, visit

Guests are encouraged to be vaccinated or have recently tested negative for COVID-19. Please self-screen for symptoms and exposures prior to attending a concert. Individuals who are symptomatic or who meet Health Department criteria for isolation or quarantine should not attend events. Wearing of masks is required.

Sponsors: Department of Music
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