Department of Music presents Holiday Choral Concert

The Modesto Junior College Department of Music presents “Home for the Holidays” – a Holiday choral concert – on Friday, December 6 at 7 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Performing Art Center on East Campus, 435 College Avenue, Modesto. The MJC Concert Choir and Chamber Singers will be performing a lively collection of choral works that showcase music of the Season including selections from A Ceremony of Carols by Benjamin Britten and favorites of John Rutter, Irving Berlin among many other chestnuts, including traditional carols of the Latina repertoire, those of African-American communities, plus music in celebration of Hanukkah. The choirs will round out the evening with an audience sing-along of traditional holiday carols. It is rumored that Santa Claus will make a down-the-chimney appearance in the lobby for photo opportunities with families.

Concert tickets are $6 general admission and $5 for students, seniors, and children. Tickets are for sale in advance at, at the Auditorium Box Office, open Tuesday through Friday, 12 noon to 5 p.m., or by calling (209) 575-6776 during these hours. Tickets will also be available at the door beginning 90 minutes prior to the performance. Campus parking is free for the evening.