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CCC to celebrate “A Royal Christmas” during annual Christmas concert
CLARKSDALE – The Coahoma Community College Choir and Memphis Chamber Orchestra will unite once again to spread the holiday cheer during CCC’s annual Christmas concert.

CCC to celebrate “A Royal Christmas” during annual Christmas concert

Press Release from Coahoma Community College Public Relations; (662) 621-4061 - Brittany Davis-Green - bdavis@coahomacc.edu

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Thu Nov 17, 2016

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CLARKSDALE – The Coahoma Community College Choir and Memphis Chamber Orchestra will unite once again to spread the holiday cheer during CCC’s annual Christmas concert.

Themed “A Royal Christmas,” this year’s event is slated for 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. in the Pinnacle. The annual concert is sponsored in partnership with CCC’s Lyceum Committee.

The concert, which serves as a special holiday gift from CCC to the community, is free and open to the public. The annual event is sponsored in partnership with CCC’s Lyceum Committee.

According to CCC Music Department Chair and Director of Choral Activities Kelvin Towers, this year's concert will showcase several soloist from the choir with the well-beloved major work "Gospel Mass," written by Robert Ray.

The repertoire will also include a Kenya folksong, "Wana Baraka", with African drumming as well as traditional Christmas favorites. 

“Our students have been working very hard over the past month in preparation for our annual Christmas concert,” Towers said

In addition, audience members will also be treated with selections from the Greenville Weston High School Choir as well as the Clarksdale High School Choir.

All participating choirs and the orchestra will band together at the conclusion of the concert to perform the grand finale, “Joy To The World”.

“We hope that students, faculty, staff and the entire community come out and share in what will be a truly remarkable event!” Towers said.