The concert will take place at Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. John, 26555 Brickville Road in Sycamore. Tickets are $10 and are available at the door.
The concert features beautiful works by J.S. Bach, Felix Mendelssohn, Ola Gjielo and Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck; dramatic works with percussion, including the Nigerian carol “Betelehemu;” and music from the American shape-note, Appalachian and gospel quartet traditions.
Also on the program are a rocking arrangement of the Chanukah song “S’vivon,” the wartime classic “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” and a world premiere by conductor Seth Houston.
In addition to the choir, the concert features soprano Moonja Jeong, organist Jim Nerstheimer, pianist Abigail Mooge and a percussion ensemble.
Sponsors are the NIU Community School of the Arts and WNIU. For more information, email [email protected].