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Holidays at Hendricks Returns Sunday, Dec. 4, With Two In-Person Sessions
Syracuse University invites students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members to “Holidays at Hendricks,” which will include two in-person performances in Hendricks Chapel as well as a recorded virtual concert.
On Sunday, Dec. 4, performances will take place in Hendricks Chapel at 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. The recorded virtual concert will premiere on Sunday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. EST.
These performances are free and open to the public. Registration is required for both the in-person and virtual concerts. Guests for the in-person concerts can select which section they will sit in for the performance.
An ongoing tradition hosted by Hendricks Chapel and the Setnor School of Music in the College of Visual and Performing Arts, Holidays at Hendricks celebrates the sounds of the season and is anchored by the Hendricks Chapel Choir and its director José “Peppie” Calvar, associate professor of applied music and performance and assistant director of choral activities in the Setnor School.
The student-centered concert features performances from:
- Syracuse University Symphony Orchestra, directed by James Tapia, associate professor of applied music and performance in the Setnor School;
- The international award-winning Syracuse University Singers, under the direction of John Warren, professor of applied music and performance and director of choral activities in the Setnor School;
- Crouse Chorale and Setnor Sonority, directed by Wendy Moy, assistant professor of music education in the Setnor School and the School of Education, and Peppie Calvar, respectively;
- Student organists and University organist Anne Laver on the Hendricks Chapel organ;
- Syracuse University’s big band, the Morton Schiff Jazz Ensemble, directed by John Coggiola, associate professor and chair of music education in the Setnor School and the School of Education; and
- The World Premiere of “Quem Vidistis Pastores” from Christmas Cantata, by Peppie Calvar.
Public parking is free and available on a first-come, first-served basis in Irving Garage and the Hillside lot. Those who require accessible parking or would like more information about the event may call Hendricks Chapel at 315.443.2901 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Communication Access Realtime Translation and American Sign Language interpretation will be provided at in-person concerts. Captioning will be provided at the virtual concert. Doors to Hendricks Chapel will open 30 minutes prior to each concert start time.