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SXU Women’s and Men’s Choral Ensemble at St. Christina Church

Ensemble performs holiday concert Saturday Dec. 1

Chicago (Nov. 28, 2007) – Join the Saint Xavier University Women’s and Men’s Choral Ensemble for a holiday concert at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1 at St. Christina Church on 111th St. and Christiana Ave.

Among the works to be performed will be the choral masterpiece, “Frostiana,” by American composer Randall Thompson and the favorite holiday classic “Ceremony of Carols,” by composer Benjamin Britten. 

“The ensemble sounds glorious,” said Ensemble Conductor and Director Carolyn Brady Riley. “I look forward to the community hearing them.”  

The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact the Saint Xavier University music department at (773) 298-3421. 


Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1846, Saint Xavier University was the first Mercy college in the United States and is Chicago’s oldest Catholic university. Serving more than 5,600 students at its campuses in Chicago, Orland Park and its Loop location, the University offers 35 undergraduate majors; more than 40 graduate program options in arts and sciences, business, education and nursing; and a variety of program options in continuing and professional studies. Recognizing Saint Xavier’s excellence in education, U.S. News & World Report has ranked SXU consistently among the Best Colleges in the Midwest.

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