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Holiday Events

Key: Davidson College Presbyterian Church = DCPC; Duke Family Performance Hall = DFPH

Upcoming Events 2017-18

Holiday Gala Performance

Davidson Holiday Gala

Monday, November 27, 2017 • 7:30 p.m.DFPH Tickets
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 • 7:30 p.m.DFPH Tickets

Performed for consistently sold-out houses, our annual Holiday Gala is a surefire way for your family and friends to usher in the true spirit of the season. Join the Davidson College Music Department–choirs, orchestra, jazz band, soloists–with special community guests, Dance Davidson and others, as we celebrate the sights and sounds of time-honored holiday traditions. Don't miss what our community members have said is "as good a holiday show as one could see in NYC!" Tickets sell out fast, get them while they last!

Free for Davidson students, but tickets are required.

Singing vespers in the DCPC chapel

Vespers: A Service of Lessons and Carols

Sunday, December 3, 2017 • 7:30 p.m. • DCPC

An annual highlight for the Davidson College community. Davidson College Chorale and campus leaders reflect on the true meaning of the holiday season, featuring Carolina Brass and the Davidson College Presbyterian Church Handbell ensemble.

Free and open to the public.

Sing-a-long in DCPC

Messiah Sing-a-long

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 • 7 p.m. • DCPC Tickets

In keeping with a time-honored masterwork and a revered tradition, bring your own score (we'll have a few to share!) and join the Davidson College Choirs, family, friends, and community members from Statesville to Charlotte to sing the choruses and hear the solos sung from the most popular portions of Handel's Messiah. Joined by the exquisite North Carolina Baroque Orchestra, our sing-through of this beloved oratorio will take place in the beautiful and resonant sanctuary of Davidson College Presbyterian Church. Whether Messiah is a well-known favorite you wish to sing, or whether you prefer to simply listen and absorb, you will be inspired and invigorated as hundreds of singers and instrumentalists raise their voices to perform this cherished musical tradition.

Free for Davidson students, but tickets are required.