Elmhurst Choral Union & Orchestra to perform 'The Music of Christmas' Dec. 15
On Sunday, Dec. 15, the Elmhurst Choral Union and Orchestra will present "The Music of Christmas" at 3 p.m. in Hammerschmidt Chapel on the campus of Elmhurst College, 190 S Prospect Ave.
Guest soloists Kristin Lelm, Kimberly Gunderson, and Melissa Arning join Elmhurst Choral Union and a professional orchestra under conductor Scott Uddenberg for a variety of Christmas-themed music.
The concert features Vivaldi's "Gloria," along with a jazz-influenced mix of Alfred Burt carols, music from "Home Alone," and a carol singalong.
A preconcert lecture by composer David DeVasto begins at 2:00.
Tickets are $25 for adults, $23 for seniors and $10 for youth, age 7 to 22.
Tickets are available by visiting elmhurstchoralunion.org, calling (800) 838-3006, or at the door.
Elmhurst Choral Union is an auditioned volunteer chorus, singing with a professional orchestra and soloists, performing classical masterworks and great choral music of all eras. Their talented singers are from all over DuPage County and beyond, of all ages and backgrounds.
They perform two major concerts each year (December and April), and a mini-concert of opera and Broadway (late February or early March). They also appear occasionally at special events in Elmhurst.
Elmhurst Choral Union Chamber Singers is a small a cappella ensemble available for local community events, churches, and retirement communities.
The Elmhurst Choral Union rehearses and performs at Elmhurst College, where it has been based since its founding in 1952.