The Southwestern Iowa Community College (SWCC) Chamber Singers will present an Advent Christmas concert on Thursday, November 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary at Central Presbyterian Church, on the corner of 39th Street & Grand Avenue in Des Moines.
For several years the choir has entertained the Des Moines community with presentations of a wide variety of music for the holidays. This year, the SWCC Chamber Singers will present Holiday Carols in Concert, with masterworks by Mendelssohn, Rutter, McGlynn, Mattson & Lavnidsen. The public is invited to attend this annual event to help begin a season of Advent celebrations at Central.
The SWCC Chamber Singers feature the amazing voices of students, from across the United States and Canada, who have come to SWCC in Creston to attend the college’s School for Music Vocations. The choir will be offering other Des Moines concert locations as follows:
• Mon., Nov. 27, 7:30 p.m. – St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1120 N. 8th Ave., Winterset, IA 50273
• Tues., Nov. 28, 7:30 p.m. – First United Methodist Church, 1001 Pleasant St., Des Moines, IA 50309
• Wed., Nov. 29, 7 p.m. – Mount Olive Lutheran Church, 5625 Franklin Ave., Des Moines, IA 50310
• Thurs., Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m. – Central Presbyterian Church, 3829 Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA 50312
• Fri., Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m. – Grace Lutheran Church, 3010 52nd St., Des Moines, IA 50301
Free will donations will be accepted at each concert.
For more information about SWCC’s professional music program, please visit the college Web site at www.swcciowa.edu/about/marketing/college-news/news-and-announcements/chamber-singers-to-perform-in-des-moines-area-nov-27-dec-1.