Editor's Note: The following is a news release issued by Mercer County Community College.
Music students from Mercer County Community College will present two holiday-themed concerts in December. Both concerts, which are free and open to the public, will take place at MCCC’s Kelsey Theatre, located at 1200 Old Trenton Rd. in West Windsor.
The MCCC Chorus, directed by Timothy Smith, will present its annual winter concert, “Gloria in Excelsis Deo!”, on Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 7:30 p.m. The concert, featuring vocal solos by several Music majors, will include a variety of works celebrating the holiday season by such composers as Gustav Holst, Benjamin Britten, and John Rutter.
The MCCC Jazz Band will present its Winter Concert on Wednesday, Dec. 12, at 8 p.m. in Kelsey Theatre. The band, directed by Professor James Kelly, will present a varied program with the repertoire to include works by Tadd Dameron, Hank Mobley, Joe Zawinul, and Kurt Cobain. All selections will feature standout improvisations by jazz students, who will be performing in small group settings as well as in the full band.
For more information, contact the MCCC Music Department at (609) 570-3735.