Student conductors include Katy Kosiek and Marilyn Yennie

Student conductors include Katy Kosiek and Marilyn Yennie

The SMU Concert Band and Wind Ensemble will present this year’s holiday performance of Welcome Christmas on Sunday, Dec. 8 at 3 p.m. in the beautiful Page Theatre of the SMU Performance Center.

The concert celebrates the rich musical traditions of the season, featuring Gene Milford’s Festival Español, Johan de Meij’s Polish Christmas Music, and H. Robert Reynolds beautiful transcription of O Magnum Mysterium. More favorite music of the season will be performed, featuring student conductors Marilyn Yennie (The Child and the Kings) and Katy Kosiek (Yuletide Tapestry).

After the performance all guests and performers are invited to stay for the traditional lobby party Christmas cookie reception — with holiday music provided by band members during the reception.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors and are available by calling the SMU Box Office, Ext. 1715, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, or online at Page Theatre to reserve your tickets today.

This concert is free to SMU faculty and staff, as well as students with ID arriving 20 minutes before the performance.

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