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CCM Welcomes the Holidays with Choral Concerts in December


CCM’s annual "Feast of Carols" returns with performances on Dec. 7 and 8, followed by the Cincinnati Children’s Choir’s “Holiday Concert” on Dec. 14. Only a limited number of seats remain for each of these seasonal favorites at UC.

Date: 11/27/2013 12:00:00 AM
By: Kiley Brodeur
Phone: (513) 556-2675
Other Contact: Curt Whitacre
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Photos By: Dottie Stover

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CCM's Annual 'Feast of Carols'
CCM's Annual 'Feast of Carols'

Hundreds of voices will fill the stage of Corbett Auditorium this December as the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) celebrates the season with a pair of holiday-themed concert programs. The annual Feast of Carols returns with 2 and 5 p.m. performances on both Saturday, Dec. 7, and Sunday, Dec. 8. The following Saturday, Dec. 14, CCM’s ensemble-in-residence the Cincinnati Children’s Choir presents its Holiday Concert with performances at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Only a limited number of seats remain for each of these concerts.

The annual Feast of Carols – a tradition that dates back decades – will embrace an eclectic mix of holiday songs ranging from the classic and traditional to the contemporary and even barbershop. CCM’s Chamber Choir, Chorale and Concert Orchestra, UC Men’s and Women’s Choruses, Cincinnati Children’s Choir and outstanding area guest choirs, including Anderson, Lakota East and Mason High Schools, will perform these treasures sounds. Conductors Earl Rivers, Brett Scott, Marie Bucoy-Calavan, Michael Fuchs and Robyn Lana invite audiences to sing along to favorite holiday carols during the spectacular “Fa-La-La” Finale with audience, combined choirs and CCM’s Concert Orchestra.

The Cincinnati Children’s Choir’s Holiday Concert will feature all 450 members of the Choir, including CCM resident choirs and satellite choirs from across the tri-state area, performing holiday songs from around the globe. Robyn Lana conducts.

Only a limited number of seats remain for each of these performances. Please see individual listings below for ticket prices and additional information.
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2 and 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7
2 and 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8
Feast of Carols
CCM Chamber Choir and Chorale, UC Men’s & Women’s Choruses, Cincinnati Children’s Choir and the CCM Concert Orchestra
Featuring guest choirs from Anderson, Lakota East and Mason High Schools
Earl Rivers, Brett Scott, Marie Bucoy-Calavan, Michael Fuchs and Robyn Lana, conductors

Bring family and friends to CCM and welcome the December holiday season with festive choral favorites performed by CCM’s fabulous choirs and outstanding guest choirs. The Saturday, Dec. 7 concert at 5 p.m. will feature the Anderson High School choir; Sunday’s 2 p.m. concert on Dec. 8 features Mason High School; and Lakota East High School will conclude the impressive festival of choirs at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8.
Location: Corbett Auditorium
Tickets: $12 adult, $6 non-UC students, UC students FREE.
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11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14
Holiday Concert
Cincinnati Children’s Choir
Robyn Lana, music director

The 450 members of the Cincinnati Children’s Choir, including CCM resident choirs and satellite choirs from across the Tri-state area, will perform holiday songs from around the globe.
Location: Corbett Auditorium
Tickets: $12 general, $6 non-UC students, UC students FREE. This concert can be included in a flex-ticket package.
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Purchasing Tickets

Tickets can be purchased in person at the CCM Box Office, over the telephone at 513-556-4183 or online at ccm.uc.edu/boxoffice.

Parking and Directions
Parking is available in the CCM Garage (located at the base of Corry Boulevard off Jefferson Avenue) and additional garages throughout the UC campus. Please visit uc.edu/parking for more information on parking rates.

For detailed maps and directions, please visit uc.edu/visitors. Additional parking is available off-campus at the new U Square complex on Calhoun Street and other neighboring lots.

For directions to CCM Village, visit ccm.uc.edu/about/directions.
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CCM Season Presenting Sponsor: The Otto M. Budig Family Foundation

Community Partner: ArtsWave