WSU School of Music brings cheer to the Palouse

Students trek through the snow on the WSU Pullman campus.
Students trek through the snow on the WSU Pullman campus.

Music lovers across the Palouse can usher in the holiday season with Washington State University School of Music’s “Holiday Celebration: Star of Wonder” at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2, in a fully decorated Bryan Hall Theatre on the WSU Pullman Campus. This event is free and open to the public.

Sharing the stage will be WSU’s Choral Ensembles conducted by Dean Luethi and Matthew Myers, Crimson Ties (WSU’s World Music Ensemble) directed by Darryl Singleton, Symphony Orchestra conducted by Danh Pham, and selected student chamber music ensembles.

This collaborative musical experience will feature music inspired by the winter season, celebrating holiday traditions from around the world, including Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year’s Day. The program will include a sing-along led by a “Special T. Guest!”

This concert is family-friendly and will include a silent auction. All proceeds benefit WSU School of Music student scholarships. Auction items include sports tickets, gym memberships, golf packages, and donations from local businesses, and more.

Overhead shot of School of Music orchestra.
Washington State University School of Music Holiday Celebration dress rehearsal, Friday, Dec. 3, 2021 at Bryan Hall in Pullman, Wash.

For those not able to attend in person, the performance will be livestreamed on the WSU Pullman Music YouTube channel.

By Communications staff, WSU Insider