Annual MCC Holiday Concert Set for Dec. 9 in the Frauenthal Center

Wind Ensemble Fall 2017

The annual Muskegon Community College Holiday Concert will be held on Saturday, Dec. 9, at the Frauenthal Center, 425 W. Western Ave., in downtown Muskegon.

Admission to the concert, which begins at 7:30 p.m., is $7 per adult and $2 per student. Tickets may be purchased at the door or online at

The festive event features performances by the MCC Wind Ensemble, MCC Jazz Ensemble, College Singers, and small ensembles. Pre-concert music will be performed by the Collegiates, directed by Richard Rischar.

The College Singers, directed by Nicholas Palmer, will perform:

  • “Somewhere in My Memory” by Leslie Bricusse and John Williams, arr. Mark Hayes
  • “Sleigh Ride” by Mitchell Parish and Leroy Anderson, arr. Michael Edwards
  • “White Christmas” by Irving Berlin, arr. Roy Ringwald
  • “Gaudete!” by Piae Cantiones
  • “Merry Christmas, Merry Christmas” by Leslie Bricusse and John Williams, arr. Tom Fettke and Thomas Grassi

The Wind Ensemble, conducted by Daniel M. Meyers, will perform:

  • “Festival Fanfare for Christmas” by John Wasson
  • “Russian Christmas Music” by Alfred Reed
  • “In The Bleak Midwinter” by Gustav Holst, arr. Robert W. Smith
  • “Christmas Eve Sarajevo 12/24” by Paul O’Neill and Robert Kinkel, arr. Bob Phillips and George Megaw and featuring Melissa Meyers on Cello and Nathan Dill on Guitar.

For more information, contact the MCC Arts and Humanities Department at (231) 777-0324.