Submitted to the Optic
The New Mexico Highlands University Concert Choir will present a “Holiday Favorites” concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4 at Ilfeld Auditorium, 900 University Ave.
The concert choir will perform pieces such as Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, Winter Wonderland, Silent Night, and The First Noel, among other holiday favorites.
Andre Garcia-Nuthmann, director of Highlands University’s choral program, will direct the concert.
Lydia Madrick of the Santa Fe Symphony is the piano accompanist.
She has also accompanied the Santa Fe Symphony Chorus and the Santa Fe Community Chorus, among others.
Vocal soloists include music student Brandon Romero, and community members Janie Chavez, Erin Gilland, and Brett Gilland.
The Highlands University Concert Choir is composed of Highlands University students, faculty and staff as well as members of the Las Vegas community.
Jazzology, a jazz choral group composed of students and community members, will perform Yule be Swingin’ at the concert.
All tickets are $5. Highlands students with valid IDs are free.