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Ring Out, Ye Bells!

2021 Candlelight Christmas Concerts

Join us for our annual Candlelight Christmas Concerts: Ring Out, Ye Bells! as we rejoice in the season of light and the ringing of hope. Our first in-person Candlelight concerts in two years, these performances will feature Gonzaga Concert Choir, Discantus Treble Chorus, and Glee Club with pianists Annie Flood and Garrett Heathman conducted by Drs. Amy Porter and Jadrian Tarver.  Spokane Brassworks and additional instrumental musicians will be featured. Along with more familiar carols, we will explore the musical traditions of many cultures, including those of Nigeria, Venezuela, Germany, Ukraine, England, Spain, North America, Puerto Rico, and the Sámi people of Northern Scandinavia. We're excited to welcome you all into the Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts Center once more.

Concert Dates & Times

Saturday, December 11, 7:30pm PST (Brass prelude begins at 7:00 pm)
Sunday, December 12, 3pm PST (Brass prelude begins at 2:30pm)

Performing Musicians

Gonzaga University Concert Choir

Gonzaga Glee Club Gonzaga

Discantus Treble Chorus

Spokane Brassworks

Annie Flood & Garret Heathman, piano

Amy Porter & Jadrian Tarver, conductor

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Thank You to Our 2020 Concert Donors

Our Candlelight Christmas Concerts are normally the largest fundraiser for Gonzaga's choral program, covering costs of music, collaborating musicians, and innovative commissions and guest composers. Due to the virtual format, 2020 production costs were much higher than in-person concerts, and we were pleased to offer the concert for free, recognizing the economic hardship that many face today.

Over 115 donors stepped forward with generous donations to ensure that we can continue sharing this and future performances.  We are so grateful for your support, helping raise over $6,500 towards costs for our 2020 Candlelight Christmas Concert:

John and Sandra Andresen

Gloria and Michael Andrews

Mary Amidei

Greg and Lori Arpin

Lynee Backes

Daryl Baird

Susan and William Barnes 

Robert Bartlett

Bennett J. Baur

Mirjeta S. Beqiri

Caleb and Sarah Boettcher

Flora Bowers

Jaclyn M. Brandt

David and Joanne Buehler

Brian and Corinne Burton

Linda and Richard Cannon

Suzanne Capstick

Mary and Peter Carparelli

John Casey

Benjamin Chambers

Elizabeth and Michael Clark

Shannon Dunn

Stephen and Debra Duvoisin

Lili Engels

Ann Fennessy

David J. Flood

Anita Forbes

Daniel and Kimberly Foster

Margaret King

William Klein

Kjerstin Gabrielson

Thomas Guardia

Mary Hainline

Jessica D. Halliday

Gisela J. Hanks

Robert J. Harris

Douglas Elton Hawkins, Sr.

John P. Henry, Jr.

Leah and Lukas Hermes

Joanne Hillary

Craig and Kathryn Ann Hobbsworth

Herschel Housel

Maria J. Howard

Mark and Mary Howe

Patrick and Tami Hughes

Jeffrey V. Johnson

Adam Johnson

James Jopson

Kelly Kennaly

Jane B. Korn

Nicholas Lloyd

Francis A. Mana-ay

Ruth J. Manthey

Robert McCauley

Danielle McCulloch

James and Nancy McEachran

Katherine R. McFaul

Kathryn Mietus

Andrew and Lisa Miller

Michael Moe

Kristina M. Bowman Morgan

Robert W. Morrison

Camilla Mounts

Lynn Murphy

Claudia Necke-Lazarrato

Bill Nesbitt

Suzanne and Mark Ostersmith

Gordon Ritchie and Heather Easterling Ritchie

Claudia Rollins

Karen Russell

Erik W. Schmidt

Jerri S. Shepard

John N. Sheveland

William Shugg

Jenifer G. Skjerven

Sharon and Dennis Smith

Gale A. Snyder

Fred and Karen Stahl

Kris Sterling

Susan Stiger

Michelle Takamoto

Roberta Thompson

Paul and Cynthia Thurston

Kelly Tilford

Craig and Jelene Trewet

Richard and Mary Ulring

Thomas Westerhaus

Eric and Jennifer Williams

Mary C. Willis

Maria Esther Zamora


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