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The WIU Holiday Festival of Choirs at Thanksgiving, Nov. 15

Location: Illinois, USA
Choir type: College and University Choirs
Voicing: Mixed

The Western Illinois University Holiday Festival of Choirs at Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 15, 2012
One performance only!
St. Paul Catholic Church
309 W. Jackson, Macomb
7:30 PM
View the concert program at

General Admission Tickets - $15.00
WIU students free with valid ID
Hainline Theatre Box Office
309.298.2900  Open M-F noon to 5p

Under the artistic direction of Dr. James Stegall, this spectacular multi-ensemble choral event will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 15 at St. Paul Catholic Church located at 309 W. Jackson in Macomb, IL.  The concert features the Western Illinois University Singers, Madrigal Singers, and Concert Choir. Guest choirs include the Macomb High School Madrigal Singers and Concert Choir.  Gayle Cooper is the Holiday Festival organist.
The theme of thanksgiving and Christmastide resonates throughout the performance as all choirs sing from a variety of locations in St. Paul’s reverberant sanctuary. As before, audience members will join the Holiday Festival Choir on the carol sing along including the ever popular "Hallelujah Chorus" from Handel's Messiah. 
"General admission only" tickets are $15 (free to WIU students with valid ID) and can be purchased through the Hainline Theatre Box Office, 309/298-2900, Monday through Friday, Noon to 5:00 PM.  This concert usually sells out so be sure and purchase your tickets soon. 


The HFC Cast:
Moisès Molina, cellist, WIU School of Music Faculty
The Western Illinois University Singers, James Stegall, conductor
The Western Illinois University Madrigal Singers, James Stegall, conductor
The Western Illinois University Concert Choir, Heather Zosel, conductor
The Macomb High School Concert Choir, Melanie Butcher, conductor
The Macomb High School Madrigal Singers, Melanie Butcher, conductor
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