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Annual Holiday Scholarship Concert presented Dec. 4 at Appalachian

BOONE—The Hayes School of Music presents its annual Holiday Scholarship Concert Dec. 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts at Appalachian State University. Admission is $10. Tickets are available at the Schaefer Center or by calling 800-841-2787 or 828-262-4046.

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The scholarship concert is coordinated by Dr. Stephen M. Hopkins, a professor in the Hayes School of Music. It features “surround sound” as ensembles from the music school perform along the aisles, the balcony and on stage.

Groups to perform are the University Singers, Appalachian Brass Ensemble, Steely Pan Steel Band, Appalachian Woodwind Quintet, Appalachian Treble Choir, Appalachian Trombone Choir, a saxophone quartet, Appalachian Flute Ensemble, Appalachian Trumpet Choir, Chamber Singers and Symphony Orchestra.

Compositions on the program include “Personent hodie,” “Fanfare for Christmas,” a medley of French carols, “Jingle Bells, “Pat-a-Pan,” “Nutcracker Suite,” “Sleigh Ride” and “Hallelujah” from the “Messiah.”