Feel at ‘Home for the Holidays’ at Pellissippi State’s annual holiday concert

Performance from Pellissippi State's Faculty & Staff Choir at the 2017 Holiday Spectacular.
Performance from Pellissippi State’s Faculty & Staff Choir at the 2017 Holiday Spectacular.

Three choirs and six instrumental ensembles will transport audiences “Home for the Holidays” at Pellissippi State Community College’s annual Holiday Spectacular.

There will be two performances of the hugely popular Holiday Spectacular: 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6. Both performances will be held in the Clayton Performing Arts Center on the college’s Hardin Valley Campus, 10915 Hardin Valley Road.

Tickets are free and available at the door on a first come, first served basis.

“This concert appeals to all ages,” said Peggy Hinkle, music program coordinator for Pellissippi State. “Even kids enjoy this fast-paced event because there are so many different instruments and styles of music.”

The Holiday Spectacular, themed “Home for the Holidays” this year, will feature religious and secular selections performed by

  • Variations, Pellissippi State’s audition choir;
  • Concert Chorale, the college’s non-audition choir;
  • Faculty/Staff Choir;
  • Jazz Band and Bluegrass Ensemble, both audition groups;
  • Brass, Guitar and Percussion Ensembles; and
  • Studio Orchestra.

“There is a lot of variety,” Hinkle said. “And, thanks to our snow machine, it always snows at the end of the show, which is a good way to get into the holiday spirit.”

Plan to arrive early to the performance of your choice to get a complimentary ticket, as seating is limited to the first 495 guests per show. While the performance is free, donations are accepted at the door for the Pellissippi State Foundation on behalf of the Music Scholarship fund.

The Holiday Spectacular is part of The Arts at Pellissippi State series. For more information on upcoming visual arts, theatre and music events, visit www.pstcc.edu/arts.

To request accommodations for a disability for this event, call 865-539-7401 or email accommodations@pstcc.edu.