A St. Andrew Christmas
7th annual event features two performances of Christmas classics by choirs, bells, and a professional orchestra
It's that time of year when everyone starts rushing around, checking off lists, and attending events. Wouldn't you like a break from the hustle and bustle to sit back and reflect on the joy of the season? Get your tickets today for one of two performances of A St. Andrew Christmas (4 p.m. or 7 p.m.) and bring the family for what has become a holiday tradition for many - over 2,000 attend this amazing and affordable event each year. Tickets start at just $8. Come listen to the St. Andrew Chancel Choir, the Salt and Light Choir, bells, a 45-member professional orchestra, the magnificent Létourneau pipe organ, and participate in the ever-popular carol sing – all conducted by St. Andrew’s new Director of Music and Worship Taylor Davis.
The 7th Annual “A St. Andrew Christmas,” will be Sunday, December 13, at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m., St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 5801 W. Plano Parkway, Plano, Texas 75093 (corner of Plano Parkway and Mira Vista). Music selections include traditional and contemporary holiday favorites from “Jingle Bells,” “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” and “Babes in Toyland” to majestic settings of “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing” and “Angels from the Realms of Glory.” Additionally, this year’s program will feature the performance of two new pieces, commissioned from Composer Douglas Pew.
“St. Andrew’s extraordinary sanctuary will be filled with beautiful voices and instruments, providing a wonderful way for families and friends to celebrate the holidays together,” said Taylor Davis, Director of Music and Worship, St. Andrew UMC. “I am delighted to be a part of such a joyous and rich tradition, drawing over 2,000 attendees each year. As the newest member of The St. Andrew Music Department, I look forward to continuing to provide the community with memorable music through worship as well as delightful programs such as this.”
Tickets range from $8 to $18, depending on seating sections and are available beginning November 8 by calling 469-385-1810, or online at www.astandrewchristmas.org.
“A St. Andrew Christmas is a beloved tradition for many as well as an affordable event for the whole family,” added Davis. “Don’t miss this festive opportunity to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the holidays, sit back, and reflect on the true joy and wonder of the season.”