Carnegie Mellon Press Release: November 26, 2003
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Eric C. Sloss

For immediate release:
November 26, 2003

Carnegie Mellon's College of Fine Arts and School of Music Host Annual Holiday Concert

PITTSBURGH—Carnegie Mellon University's College of Fine Arts and the School of Music present the annual Holiday Concert at noon on Friday, December 5, 2003, in the Great Hall, College of Fine Arts building, on the Carnegie Mellon campus.

Conductor Robert Page, the Paul Mellon Professor of Music, leads one of the School of Music's most popular productions of the season. The Carnegie Mellon Concert Choir, Carnegie Mellon Repertory Chorus and the Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic will perform collaboratively. The concert will be broadcast live on WQED-FM 89.3 and the Internet at

"The Holiday Concert is a demonstration of Carnegie Mellon School of Music's wonderful talent. We hold this concert as a gift to the Carnegie Mellon University (community) and to the Pittsburgh region for the holiday season. It is free and open to the public," said Martin Prekop, the Stanley and Marcia Gumberg Dean of the College of Fine Arts.

The Holiday Concert Repertoire:
Joy to the World
Choirs and Orchestra
traditional; arr. Arthur Harris
Ave Maria
Concert Choir a cappella
Carol Symphony
Jason Iannuzzi, conductor
Hely Hutchinson
Shout for Joy
Choirs and Orchestra
Graham Fenton, tenor
de Cormier
Winter from The Seasons
String Orchestra
Jan Fiser, violin
Antonio Vivaldi
The Omnipotence
Choirs and Orchestra
Andrea Hanson, soprano
Franz Schubert/Franz Liszt
The Christmas Song
Choirs and Orchestra
Mel Torme; arr. Arthur Harris
Sweet Little Jesus Boy
Concert Choir a cappella
Nicole Kaplan, soprano
Robert MacGimsey
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
Choirs and Orchestra
traditional; arr. Arthur Harris

The School of Music is one of five schools in Carnegie Mellon's College of Fine Arts. The College of Fine Arts is a community of nationally and internationally recognized artists and professionals organized into five schools: Architecture, Art, Design, Drama and Music, and their associated centers and programs. For more information on the Holiday Concert contact Eric Sloss at 412-268-5765 or email


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