Caldwell University To Host Annual Christmas Spectacular Concert

Celebrate the holiday season when the Caldwell University Music Department presents its annual Christmas Spectacular concert 8 p.m., Fri., Dec. 9 in the Student Center Auditorium.


The University Chorale, directed by Laura Greenwald, will perform a Baroque Magnificat accompanied by strings, Bogoroditse Djevo by Estonian composer Arvo Part, O Magnum Mysterium by Ivo Antognini and several carols, accompanied by Warren Helms, that play tribute to Mary.


The wind ensemble, conducted by Rebecca Vega, will feature 55 high school honor band students. They will perform Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, DelBorgo’s Christmas Variants, Holst’s In the Bleak Midwinter, Saucedo’s Dashing Through the Snow, O’Loughlin’s Imani (A Kwanzaa Celebration), Hanson’s Albanian Dance and a lovely arrangement of First Noel.


High school students in the honor band come from a number of area high schools such as Verona, West Essex, Morris Knolls, James Caldwell, Cedar Grove and West Orange.


General admission is $10. Tickets will be available at the door. Student admission is free.


For information contact: 973-618-3520 or


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