Choral Music Preview

Asheville Choral Society Presents "Yuletide Candlelight"

Third Annual Yuletide Candlelight Concert in Early December

Frank Nullet

Artistic Director, Melodie Galloway, introduces a performance by the Asheville Choral Society.

Event  Information

Asheville -- ( Fri., Dec. 1, 2017 - Sat., Dec. 2, 2017 )

Asheville Choral Society: "Yuletide Candlelight"
Adults $25; Students $10 -- Trinity Episcopal Church , (828) 232-2060; ,

December 1, 2017 - Asheville, NC:

This preview has been provided by the Asheville Choral Society.

On December 1 and 2, the Asheville Choral Society will offer three performances of their third annual Yuletide Candlelight program – a new family tradition for the holidays. Performances at 7:30 p.m. on December 1, and again at 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on December 2, their holiday concert with candlelight procession in the beautiful Trinity Episcopal Church at 60 Church Street, Asheville.

Festive and beautiful with holiday and seasonal favorites, the concert will feature children's voices from the Celebration Singers of and Glen Arden School in Asheville! The concert features the exciting Brightest and Best by Shawn Kirchner, selections from Britten's Ceremony of Carols with children's voices, and the jubilant Gloria in Excelsis Deo by Jeffrey Ames, with brass and percussion. We'll have "The Boar's Head Carol" to usher in the season, Rutter's "Carol of the Magi" and a medieval take on "Rudolph," that will add much mirth! You will want to bring the whole family and enjoy this sparkling annual tradition!

Tickets are available at or by calling 828.232.2060: $25 for adults and $10 for students. The Asheville Choral Society also wishes to thank Season Sponsors Asheville Women's Medical Center and Givens Highland Farms, and Concert Sponsors Asheville Humane Society, Groce Funeral Home, and Weaverville Eye Associates.

The Asheville Choral Society's Artistic Director, Dr. Melodie Galloway, has programmed an exciting series of concerts for the season. In March, the choir will present "Sing, Love, Dance!", and in April, "ACS: Alive and Kicking".

About the Asheville Choral Society

The Asheville Choral Society has been inspiring and enriching audiences in Western North Carolina since 1978 with remarkable choral music at the highest artistic level.The ACS has garnered a reputation as one of Asheville's premiere music organizations, praised for the versatility, originality, and challenging nature of its programming. The ACS is made up of some 100-plus auditioned singers ranging in age from 16 to 80-plus, many of whom have professional music backgrounds and all of whom share a passion for singing.