Holiday Pops Concert Bringing Christmas Cheer to Hatfield Hall December 15

Thursday, December 05, 2019
Rose student musicians playing in a holiday concert.

The Rose Chorus will join the Concert Band, the Jazz Ensemble and the Rose Symphony Orchestry in the Rose Holiday Pops Concert, 1:30 p.m., Sunday, December 15, at Rose-Hulman’s Hatfield Hall. Admission is free.

Enjoy the most wonderful sounds of the season with the Rose Holiday Pops, a free concert at Rose-Hulman’s Hatfield Hall, Sunday, December 15 at 1:30 p.m.

The annual concert features music by the Rose Symphony Orchestra, Concert Band, Jazz Ensemble and the Rose Chorus.

The Rose Symphony Orchestra, directed by Norm Hanson, will perform "Polonaise" from the "Christmas Eve Suite" by Rimsky-Korsakov, "Farandole" by Bizet, and "The Bells of Christmas" arranged by Bob Krogstad.
The Rose Chorus, directed by Michele Azar, will sing “Believe” from “The Polar Express,” “Jingle Bells,” “In the Bleak Midwinter,” and “Let it Snow.”

And the Rose-Hulman Concert Band, directed by Julie Dugger, will perform “An American Christmas,” which blends traditional holiday melodies with unique American musical styles, including rock and jazz; “Bugler’s Holiday,” featuring three outstanding Rose trumpeters; “Mountains Echoed: Gloria;” and “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year.”

The Jazz Ensemble, also directed by Hanson, will perform holiday classics in the style of the swing masters.

Show Information:

Rose Holiday Pops Concert
Hatfield Hall
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Sunday, December 15, 1:30 p.m.
Admission is free