This Week at Baylor: Dec. 2-8, 2018

  • Baylor Christmas concert
    The combined choirs of Baylor University and the Symphony Orchestra will perform the annual "A Baylor Christmas" concert celebrating the Christmas season .
  • lynnette
    Lynnette Geary, University Carillonneur and assistant to the dean in Baylor College of Arts & Sciences, will perform in recital on the McLane Carillon.
  • Texas Trib
    The Texas Tribune will host "A Conversation with Reps. Doc Anderson and Kyle Kacal" from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Baylor Club in Baylor University's McLane Stadium.
Nov. 29, 2018

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by Gabrielle White, student newswriter

WACO, Texas (Nov. 29, 2018) – This week, Baylor will host a variety of concerts, recitals and performances to celebrate the upcoming Christmas season.

SUNDAY, Dec. 2

A Baylor Christmas - The combined choirs of Baylor University and the Symphony Orchestra will perform the annual “A Baylor Christmas” concert celebrating the Christmas season from 2 to 4:30 p.m. in Jones Concert Hall in the Glennis McCrary Music Building, 101 Baylor Ave. The always popular event is sold out. For more information, visit the School of Music website.

Carillon Recital - Lynnette Geary, University Carillonneur and assistant to the dean in Baylor College of Arts & Sciences, will perform in recital on the McLane Carillon at 5 p.m. from the tower of Pat Neff Hall, 1320 S. Seventh St. The event is free and best heard from Founders Mall. For more information, visit the McLane Carillon website.

MONDAY, Dec. 3

Chamber Christmas Concert - The Chamber Singers will perform its annual Christmas concert at 7:30 p.m. in the McClean Foyer of Meditation in Armstrong Browning Library, 710 Speight Ave. General admission is $15, and tickets are available in the lobby of the Glennis McCrary Music Building, 101 Baylor Ave., during regular business hours from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 to 5 p.m. For more information, visit the School of Music website or call 254-710-3571.

TUESDAY, Dec. 4

Chamber Christmas Concert - The Chamber singers will perform its annual Christmas concert at 7:30 p.m. in the McClean Foyer of Meditation in Armstrong Browning Library, 710 Speight Ave. General admission is $15, and tickets are available in the lobby of the Glennis McCrary Music Building, 101 Baylor Ave., during regular business hours from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 to 5 p.m. For more information, visit the School of Music website or call 254-710-3571.

Carillon Recital - Kaitlyn MacNair, a senior medical humanities major form Katy, Texas, will perform in recital on the McLane Carillon at 4:40 p.m. from the tower of Pat Neff Hall, 1320 S. Seventh St. The event is free and best heard from Founders Mall. For more information, visit the McLane Carillon website.

Texas Tribune Community Conversation - The Texas Tribune will host “A Conversation with Reps. Doc Anderson and Kyle Kacal” from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Baylor Club in Baylor University’s McLane Stadium, 1001 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. State Representatives, Charles “Doc” Anderson of Waco and Kyle Kacal of College Station, will have a conversation with Evan Smith, Texas Tribune co-founder and CEO, regarding various issues and the upcoming 2019 legislative session. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and a light lunch will be served. The event is free and open to the public. Registration and a live stream of the event can be accessed here. For more information, visit the Baylor Media and Public Relations website.

FRIDAY, Dec. 7

Cabearet - Students from Baylor’s Musical Theatre Workshop will perform in Cabearet, a musical revue performance to benefit the Leta Horan and Jerry MacLauchlin Endowed Scholarship for Musical Theatre. The performance will start at 7:30 p.m. in Theater 11 of the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center, 60 Baylor Ave. The box office opens at 6:30 p.m. for general admission seating. No advanced tickets are needed. For more information, visit the department of the theatre arts website.

SATURDAY, Dec. 8

Cabearet - Students from Baylor’s Musical Theatre Workshop will perform in Cabearet, a musical revue performance to benefit the Leta Horan and Jerry MacLauchlin Endowed Scholarship for Musical Theatre. The performance will start at 7:30 p.m. in Theater 11 of the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center, 60 Baylor Ave. The box office opens at 6:30 p.m. for general admission seating. No advanced tickets are needed. For more information, visit the department of the theatre arts website.

Christmas Closures - Residence halls will close at noon on Dec. 12 and reopen Jan. 10. Administrative offices close Dec. 24 and will resume normal business hours Jan. 2.

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