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MMC Vespers Marks Start of Advent Season


Published Date11\5\2012
The Benedictine Sisters of Sacred Heart Monastery and the Mount Marty College Music Department will present their annual Vespers performance on Sunday, December 2nd. The free performances are at 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. in Bishop Marty Chapel on the Mount Marty College campus.

This year's Vespers will feature music from Gregorian Chant to contemporary compositions. The performance will feature the choir of Mount Marty College, under the direction of new Director of Choral Activities, Kenneth Tice. The central piece for this year's performance is Z. Randall Stroope's, "Hodie! (This Day)", accompanied by professional brass and percussion ensemble. The audience will be joining in on traditional holiday carols throughout the performance. The Yankton Children's Choir will be our featured guest performers on both performances, and sing the prelude to the 7PM concert.

Tickets to Vespers are free, but space is limited to 500 people per performance. Tickets can be picked up in advance at The Carpenter's Shop behind Walgreen's in Yankton or on the Mount Marty College campus in the Bookstore beginning on Wednesday, November 7th. For more information on the event contact Wyatt Yager at 605-668-1286 or wyatt.yager@mtmc.edu.