HOUGHTON, NY (November 25, 2014) - The Greatbatch School of Music at Houghton College is honored to present the eighth annual Christmas Prism concert, “Glory to the Newborn King!” The concert will take place December 5, 6 and 7, with one-night performances in Rochester, Houghton and Hamburg, New York, respectively. Ticket prices are $10 for adults, and $5 for children (ages 12 and under) and senior citizens (ages 65 and older).
The Rochester performance has already sold out but there are still tickets available to both the Hamburg and Houghton performances. To purchase tickets or for more information, please visit www.houghton.edu/prism or call 585.567.9210.
Featuring over 200 performers, including both choral and orchestral music, as well as visual art and poetry, the Greatbatch School of Music will present the light of Christ and celebrate the birth of Jesus through a seamless flow of imaginative ensemble performances that the entire family will enjoy.
“A Prism captures and reflects light. That is what we aim to do in all things here in the Greatbatch School of Music, and Christmas Prism is a wonderful place in which we can accomplish this calling,” said Kevin Dibble, assistant director of choral activities.
The 2014 Christmas Prism concert includes a traditional approach to musical selections, aiming to ensure that all who share in the performance are invigorated with the true spirit of Christmas.
The performing ensembles include Symphonic Winds, Philharmonia, various instrumental chamber ensembles, College Choir, Men’s Choir, Women’s Choir and solo and small- group vocalists. The conductors will be Adam Luebke, Justin Davis and Kevin Dibble.
Friday, December 5, the concert will take place at Browncroft Community Church in Rochester, New York, at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, December 6, the event will be held at Houghton College at 8:00 p.m. in Wesley Chapel, following an optional dinner to be held at 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 7, the concert will be at the Wesleyan Church of Hamburg, in Hamburg, New York, at 7:30 p.m.