ENTERPRISE, Ala (WDHN)— Enterprise State Community College announced in a press release that they will be holding “Christmas at ESCC” on December 1, an art event that will leave a ‘fa-la-la-la-lasting” impact.

The night will begin with a student art exhibit at 5:30 p.m. in the gallery of Forrester Hall. The exhibit will host student visual art projects which cover various forms of media from drawings to mixed media.

Following the diverse art exhibit, there will be a Christmas Concert at 7:00 p.m. in the Student Center Multipurpose Room. The concert will feature performances from the ESCC Instrumental Ensemble and the ESCC Concert and Community Choir.

There will also be solo performances from various facility members and student musicians and vocalists.

The audience can expect performances of “Angel Carols”, “Duet in Db Major”, “You’re a mean one, Mr. Grinch”, “A Rockin’ Merry Christmas”, “Christmas Time is Here”, “Swinglin’ Jinglin'”, “For Unto Us a Child is Born (from ‘Messiah’),” “Glory to God (from ‘Messiah’),” “He Never Failed Me Yet” and “Hallelujah (from ‘Messiah’).

This event is always a special time for the College. The hard work and talents of our students, instructors and community members represent the best of the Fine Arts Division as we celebrate the hope and joy of the holiday season.

Dr. Ken Thomas, ESCC Fine Arts Division Chair

The event is free, but ESCC says donations to their Fine Arts Division are encouraged.

Any donations given will go to help the ESCC Choirs and offset their costs of traveling to London in the summer of 2023. They will be performing with the Choir of the University of Missouri, the Choirs of Auburn University, and the Auburn United Methodist Choirs in the “I Dream A World: A Celebration of Music by Black American Composers.” at Cadogan Hall.

Dr. Ken Thomas, the ESCC Fine Arts Division Chair, is an Ensemble Director for the London performance.

Thomas will be working with Composer Rosephayne Powell, and Conductor Brandon Boyd.