WSU School of Music brings cheer to the Palouse on Dec. 2

Aerial view of students walking on a snowy WSU Pullman campus.
Students trek through the snow on the WSU Pullman campus.

Music lovers across the Palouse can usher in the holiday season with Washington State University School of Music’s “Holiday Celebration: Star of Wonder” at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2, in a fully decorated Bryan Hall Theatre on the WSU Pullman Campus. This event is free and open to the public.

For those not able to attend in person, the performance will be livestreamed on the WSU Pullman Music YouTube channel.

Sharing the stage will be WSU’s Choral Ensembles conducted by Dean Luethi and Matthew Myers, Crimson Ties (WSU’s World Music Ensemble) directed by Darryl Singleton, Symphony Orchestra conducted by Danh Pham, and selected student chamber music ensembles.

This collaborative musical experience will feature music inspired by the winter season, celebrating holiday traditions from around the world, including Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year’s Day. The program will include a sing-along led by a “Special T. Guest!”

This concert is family-friendly and will include a silent auction. Auction items include sports tickets (Spokane Chiefs), gym memberships (Pullman Crossfit and Beyoutiful Hot Yoga), golf packages (Colfax Golf Course), donations from local businesses including, to mention a few, Merry Cellars, Dovetail Joint Restaurant, Lodgepole North American Kitchen, Lulu Craft Bar and Kitchen, B&L Bicycles, and more.

Washington State University School of Music Holiday Celebration dress rehearsal, Friday, Dec. 3, 2021 at Bryan Hall in Pullman, Wash.

Additional auction items can be donated to Jacqueline Wilson at Jacqueline.wilson1@wsu.edu. All proceeds benefit WSU School of Music student scholarships. 

The silent auction will open online Nov. 1 and will remain open until the day of the concert on Dec. 2.

For more information, please contact Sophia Tegart (sophiat@gmail.com).

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