University of South Alabama, Office of Public Relations
Location has moved to the Mitchell Center. All other details remain the same.
November 28, 2011
Contact: Renee Paul, USA Public Relations, (251) 460-6640

Holiday Concert at Mitchell Center to be Held Dec. 8


University of South Alabama faculty, staff and students and their families are invited to attend a Holiday Concert on Thursday, Dec. 8, at 6 p.m., in the Mitchell Center.

Enjoy an exciting celebration of the world's favorite seasonal music under the stars at a special holiday concert by USA’s department of music.

Performances will feature faculty soloists and student ensembles including the USA Concert Choir, USA Chorale, Wind Ensemble, USA Opera Theatre, String Ensemble, Guitar Ensemble, a variety of woodwind and brass ensembles, plus the Jaguar Marching Band.

The holiday spectacular will include performances from more than 20 faculty members from the University’s department of music, including musical pieces by faculty vocalists Dr. Thomas Rowell, Joyce Sylvester and Linda Zoghby; pianists Drs. Jerry Alan Bush and Robert Holm; flutist Dr. Andra Bohnet; and percussionist Dr. Michael Sammons. 

More than 360 USA students will participate in the seasonal concert, including a premier holiday performance by the 200-member Jaguar Marching Band.

Musical numbers will range from classic inspirational pieces from great composers such as Sergei Rachmaninoff and George Friedrich Händel to traditional holiday tunes and an Irish holiday “jig.”

Parking for the University’s Holiday Concert will be available in the following lots: Mitchell Center, Gamma/Engineering, Humanities, and Mitchell College of Business. Handicapped parking will be available in the Mitchell Center lot. JagTran will be providing round-trip transportation from these parking lots to the Moulton Tower and Alumni Plaza before and after the Holiday Concert.


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