(Nov. 29, 2010)--The UTSA Department of Music invites the UTSA and San Antonio communities to the start of a new holiday tradition with the Holiday Stroll concert series Dec. 2-5 on the UTSA Main Campus. The series will feature five musical performances in the Arts Building Recital Hall and on the University Center paseo.
The Holiday Stroll concerts are opportunities to see talented music majors perform in more then a dozen voice and instrumental groups and ensembles.
Scheduled performers include the UTSA Wind Ensemble, Flute Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, Woodwind Quartet, String Quartet, Chamber Singers, Men's Chorus, Women's Choir, University Band, Pep Band and Symphonic Band.
UTSA Arts Building Recital Hall concert tickets are $5 for Thursday, Dec. 2 and Friday, Dec. 3. Admission is $10 for Saturday, Dec. 4 and Sunday, Dec. 5.
For tickets, contact Cindy Solis at 210-458-5685 or 210-458-4354.
UTSA Holiday Stroll Concert Series Dec. 2-5
Thursday, Dec. 2, 7:30 p.m., Arts Building Recital Hall
Holiday Band Concert
UTSA Wind Ensemble and Band
Friday, Dec. 3, 7:30 p.m., Arts Building Recital Hall
Holiday Band Concert UTSA Pep Band and Symphonic Band
Saturday, Dec. 4, 2-4 p.m., University Center paseo
Stroll the South Paseo
Performances by UTSA Chamber Singers, String Quartet,
Woodwind Quartet, Flute Ensemble, Men's Chorus, Women's Choir, Percussion Ensemble and
more. Free admission
Saturday, Dec. 4, 7:30 p.m., Arts Building Recital Hall
"La Fiesta de la Posada" by Dave Brubeck
Performances by UTSA Orchestra, Men's Chorus and Women's Choir, and
Texas Children's Choir $10 admission
Sunday, Dec. 5, 4 p.m., Arts Building Recital Hall
Handel's "Messiah" Sing Along
UTSA Men's Chorus and Women's Choir with Organ
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