News and Publications

News Releases

Annual Christmas Carol Concert

Deck the Halls at the Morehouse-Spelman Christmas Carol Concert

ATLANTA-November 20, 2007-- It’s a holiday tradition that you don’t want to miss! The annual Morehouse-Spelman Christmas Carol concert will, again, kick-off the Christmas season for metro Atlanta residents. Mark your calendars and join the Glee Clubs for some Christmas cheer. Each show is free and open to the public!


Kick-off Performance
Friday, November 30
Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
Morehouse College Campus
8 p.m.

Saturday, December 1
Sisters Chapel
Spelman College Campus
8 p.m.

Final Performance
Sunday, December 2
Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
Morehouse College Campus
8 p.m.

The combined choirs of about 200 singers will perform a mixture of new selections and traditional favorites. One of the holiday favorites featured each year is “Betelehemu” performed by the Morehouse College Glee Club. It is a rousing African folk song accompanied by drums. Its soulful rhythms inevitably bring audiences to their feet. Other favorites that will be performed are: “And The Glory of the Lord” from Handel’s Messiah, “Galician Christmas Carol”, “O Holy Night” “Rockin’ for the World”, and “New Born”

Each year more than 6,500 supporters attend the concerts, which are free and open to the public. The choral performance has appeared on national television for the past several years airing on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and has been recognized across the nation as the foremost Christmas performance in Atlanta.


Posted by at November 20, 2007 07:28 PM

More News Releases
Morehouse College Celebrates the 110th Anniversary of Howard Thurman’s Life and Legacy
Maroon Tiger Marching Band Performs for the First Time Since Bus Accident
Atlanta University Center Schools Join Hands in the 2009 United Way Campaign
Morehouse College Breast Cancer Walk Celebrates 10 Years