KSU Chorale kicks off holidays Dec. 1

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The Kent State Chorale will perform a variety of Hanukkah and Christmas favorites as part of "Carols and Confections" at 3 p.m. Dec. 1 in the University Auditorium at Cartwright Hall, 650 Hilltop Drive. Free parking located off of Terrace Drive. Following the performance, refreshments will be available in the lobby.

This is the second year for "Carols and Confections," which acts as the fundraiser for the KSU Chorale. The performance will feature a wide variety of holiday music: Gregorian chants, Renaissance songs, contemporary carols and Hanukkah classics.

Performance pieces will include work by Mark Burrows, Tomas Luis de Victoria, Juan Garcia de Zespedes and Francisco Guerrero. The KSU Chorale will be accompanied by Eva Chang.

Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and $5 for students with valid ID or under 18. For more information, call 330-672-2172. Tickets are available for purchase at the door, cash or check only.

The KSU Chorale features 30 student vocalists from diverse areas of study, including both music majors and non-music majors. The group rehearses four days a week to master five centuries of choral literature. As the flagship choral ensemble of the university, the KSU Chorale performs on campus and throughout the region and state, touring each spring semester.

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