Ensembles Perform Christmas Music at Holiday Forum

Buena Vista, Va.—Per holiday tradition at Southern Virginia University, ensembles from the music program performed at the last forum of the fall semester giving the campus community a preview of their upcoming concert: “Christmas on the Hill.”

“It is an amazing opportunity to welcome in the holiday season with Christmas on the Hill,” said Assistant Professor of Music Mackenzie Romriell. “Our students and music faculty work countless hours in preparation for this event, and it is a pleasure seeing all of those efforts rewarded in such a spectacular way.”

The set list was as follows:

All: Conducted by Kyle Nielsen
“Angels from the Realms of Glory”

Chamber Singers: Conducted by Kyle Nielsen
“I Saw Three Ships”

Orchestra: Conducted by Mark Taylor
“The Bells of Christmas Medley”

Forum Sing-along: Conducted by Kyle Nielsen
“The First Noel”

Bella Voce: Conducted by MacKenzie Romriell
“This Little Babe”

Concert Chorale: Conducted by Kyle Nielsen
“All My Heart All This Night Rejoices”

Forum Sing-along: Conducted by Kyle Nielsen
“Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer”

Men’s Chorus: Conducted by Eric Hanson
“Last Christmas”

Concert Band: Conducted by Heather Dobbins
“Carol of the Night & African Bell Carol”

“Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town”
“Silent Night”

You can view the following YouTube video for a recording of the performances.