Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
11th ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF NINE LESSONS AND CAROLS
UMD WOMEN'S CHORUS Conductor Kenneth Elpus
UMD MEN'S CHORUS Conductor Joseph Shortall
THE MARYLAND STATE BOYCHOIR Conductor Stephen Holmes
This service is modeled after the world-famous Christmas Eve tradition of King's College in Cambridge, England, which is broadcast annually on National Public Radio.
This year's event will use the original format of the first festival service in 1918. The service features the UMD Men's & Women's Choruses, readers from the University campus, and audience participation.
Advance tickets may be purchased through December 6 at the Clarice Smith Center Ticket Office. On the day of the performance, tickets will be available only at the Memorial Chapel, beginning at 7PM.