Urbana University Singers perform Dec. 3

The Urbana University Singers will present a holiday concert titled “Tis the Season with the Urbana University Singers” at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3 at the Urbana Swedenborgian Church, 330 S. Main St. The free performance will feature songs celebrating the holiday season, including traditional Christmas carols and modern choral works about the winter season.

Choral works will include “Beautiful December” and an uplifting processional called “African Noel.” Throughout the program, there will be short readings about peace and Christmas, and the audience will be asked to participate in singing favorite holiday carols. Urbana students Heather Berry, Erin Lynch and Keara Henry will sing solos.

Urbana University’s new Director of Music is Bridget Olenik. The accompanist is Julie Gallagher. The University Singers consists of students in various disciplines. More information about the Urbana University Performing Arts can be found on Facebook or online at www.urbana.edu/performingarts.