FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Kristin Trehearne Lane
Director of Public Programming
Department of Fine & Performing Arts
Loyola University Chicago’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts Celebrates the Holiday Season with Song
Student Musicians Perform in Annual Holiday Concerts
CHICAGO, November 19, 2014 – Loyola University Chicago’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts will celebrate the holiday season with annual performances, Joyola! and Lessons and Carols, featuring Loyola student musicians and performers. Both productions will include an array of music, including traditional holiday favorites.
Joyola! will feature Loyola’s Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Women’s Chorus, University Choral, and Chamber Choir performing seasonal hits and jazz variations. Attendees will hear perennial favorites and modern classics like “Auld Lang Syne,” “Christmas Time Is Here” from A Charlie Brown Christmas, “Sleigh Ride,” and more.
Joyola! will take place Thursday, December 4, at 7:30 p.m., at the Mundelein Center Auditorium at the Lake Shore Campus. Tickets are $10 with discounts available for students, faculty, staff, and seniors. Reservations can be made at LUC.tix.com.
Lessons and Carols features the University choirs, including Loyola’s Schola Cantorum, Women’s Chorus, University Chorale, and Chamber Choir, singing sacred music interspersed with readings by students, faculty, and administration. Stories of the fall of humanity, the promise of the Messiah, and the birth of Jesus will be told in nine short Bible readings.
Lessons and Carols will take place Saturday, December 6, at 7:30 p.m., in Madonna della Strada Chapel at the Lake Shore Campus. Admission is $5. Reservations can be made at LUC.tix.com.
About the Department of Fine and Performing Arts
Loyola’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts aligns the creative energies of dance, music, theatre, and visual arts to provide quality arts education to students. This interdisciplinary collaboration, and the renovation of two arts facilities on the Lake Shore Campus, has inspired a renaissance of the arts on campus. This year’s public programming includes more than 70 innovative events engaging several art forms. For information and events, visit blogs.LUC.edu/ArtsAlive.
About Loyola University Chicago
Founded in 1870, Loyola University Chicago is one of the nation’s largest Jesuit, Catholic universities, with nearly 16,000 students. More than 10,000 undergraduates hailing from all 50 states and 82 countries call Loyola home. The University has four campuses: three in the greater Chicago area and one in Rome, Italy, as well as course locations in Beijing, China; Saigon-Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Vernon Hills, Illinois (Cuneo Mansion and Gardens); and a Retreat and Ecology Campus in Woodstock, Illinois. The University features 10 schools and colleges, including the Quinlan School of Business, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, Stritch School of Medicine, College of Arts and Sciences, School of Communication, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, School of Education, School of Law, School of Social Work, and Graduate School. Consistently ranked a top national university by U.S. News & World Report, Loyola is also among a select group of universities recognized for community service and engagement by prestigious national organizations like the Carnegie Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service. To learn more about Loyola, visit LUC.edu, “like” us at Facebook.com/LoyolaChicago, or follow us on Twitter via @LoyolaChicago or @LoyolaNewsroom.
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