University Chorale just gave our last concert of the semester. It was my first-ever Holiday Happening. Holiday Happening is an annual concert performed by the Music Department and celebrates the holiday season. This year, like every year, the concert was sold out and we had a blast.
We sang a lot of familiar pieces at the concert, such as “Sleigh Ride,” “Christmas Festival,” and “Auld Lang Syne”. One song that was particularly noteworthy was “Let There Be Peace on Earth,” which a lot of the parents and grandparents in the crowd were happy to hear, and they all sang along with us.
We had a guest narrator, none other than Santa Claus himself, which was a great time. He must have brought some Christmas magic with him because, during our last song, confetti and snow started to rain down from the ceiling in the Diamonstein Concert Hall. It was truly magical.
Holiday Happening was such a success, and I am really proud to be a member of the University Chorale. I know this was just the first of many, and I am definitely looking forward to the next one! With the semester winding down, and finals on the horizon, It’s nice to just look back and reminisce on something wholly positive.