Celebrate the Holidays at the 89th Annual Spelman-Morehouse Christmas Carol Concert
Concert Series is Dec. 4-6, 2015
ATLANTA (November 20, 2015) — The Spelman and Morehouse College glee clubs will come together once again to lift their voices in holiday cheer. Over the years, thousands have made the concert—offered in three performances—part of their holiday kick-off tradition.
The concert series, which is a gift to the community, is free and open to the public; however, a ticket is required for the Sisters Chapel performance, which takes place at Spelman College on Saturday night. The Friday and Sunday performances at the Morehouse College Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel are first come, first seated. Attendees are encouraged to get there early!
Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015 (Preview/Spelman College Glee Club)
Free and open to the public
Parking fee: $3
Friday, Dec. 4, 2015
Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
Morehouse College Campus
**Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015
Spelman College Campus (Directions)
Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015
Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
Morehouse College Campus (Directions)
**For this performance only, a complimentary ticket is required. Reserve your free ticket with Ticket Alternative. Please specify whether your ticket is to be mailed by U.S. Postal Service, shipped by FedEx or picked up at will call on the evening of the performance. For groups of eight or more, please contact the Spelman College of Special Events at 404-270-5066. This performance will be streamed live at www.spelman.edu/livestream starting promptly at 7:30 p.m. GPS address for Spelman College: 440 Westview Drive, Atlanta 30310.
An overflow viewing location will be available for the Spelman concert in the Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby Ed.D. Academic Center Auditorium.
Spelman College Glee Club Performance: We Are Christmas
Founded in 1881, Spelman College is a highly selective, liberal arts college widely recognized as the global leader in the education of women of African descent. Located in Atlanta, Georgia, the College’s picturesque campus is home to 2,100 students. Outstanding alumnae include Children’s Defense Fund Founder Marian Wright Edelman; Sam’s Club CEO Rosalind Brewer, Broadway producer Alia Jones, former Acting Surgeon General and Spelman’s first alumna President Audrey Forbes Manley, Harvard University Professor Evelynn Hammonds, author Pearl Cleage and actress LaTanya Richardson Jackson. For more information, visit www.spelman.edu.
As the nation’s largest, private liberal arts college for men, Morehouse College offers 26 majors in three academic divisions: Humanities and Social Sciences, Science and Mathematics, and Business Administration and Economics. Morehouse offers a number of programs and activities to enhance its challenging liberal arts curriculum through the Leadership Center at Morehouse College, Morehouse Research Institute, Andrew Young Center for International Affairs and the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel. In 2007, Morehouse launched a new Journalism and Sports concentration, which will one day grow into a major course of study.
Prominent alumni include Martin Luther King Jr., Nobel Peace Prize winner and civil and human rights non-violent leader; Dr. David Satcher, former U.S. Surgeon General and director of the NationalCenter for Primary Care of Morehouse School of Medicine; Shelton “Spike” Lee, filmmaker and president of 40 Acres & A Mule Productions; Samuel L. Jackson, Academy Award-nominated actor; Maynard H. Jackson, founder of Jackson Securities and the first African American mayor of Atlanta; and Nima A. Warfield, the first African American Rhodes Scholar from an HBCU.
Spelman College Office of Communications
(404) 270-5892 office
About Spelman College
Founded in 1881, Spelman College is a highly selective, liberal arts college widely recognized as the global leader in the education of women of African descent. Located in Atlanta, Ga., the College’s picturesque campus is home to 2,100 students. Outstanding alumnae include Children's Defense Fund Founder Marian Wright Edelman, Sam’s Club CEO Rosalind Brewer, Former Acting Surgeon General and Spelman’s first alumna President Audrey Forbes Manley, Harvard University professor Evelynn Hammonds, author Pearl Cleage and actress LaTanya Richardson Jackson. For more information, visit www.spelman.edu.