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The Sacred Sounds of Christmas

Repeat the Sounding Joy!

Each year Seattle receives a special gift from Seattle Pacific University — the Sacred Sounds of Christmas. Featuring five performing groups from SPU's Music Department, this concert is a much-anticipated event.

The 2014 concert is December 1, 7:30 p.m., in McCaw Hall at Seattle Center.

Early Bird Tickets

Early bird tickets are available, beginning September 3. This event sells out early every year, so buy your tickets early.

About Sacred Sounds

Featuring the best of sacred Advent music from around the world, Sacred Sounds includes traditional Advent and Christmas carols, performed by the Music Department's nationally recognized student and faculty musicians.

New this year will be a performance of Handel’s “Hallelujah Chorus.”

For more than a decade, this concert has grown in both acclaim and popularity. It is a consistent sellout. Audience members come from throughout the Pacific Northwest and beyond to enjoy a one-of-a-kind celebration of the Advent and Christmas seasons.

The Musicians

The performance features the following choral and instrumental ensembles, along with other SPU musicians and readers:

  • Concert Choir
  • Symphonic Wind Ensemble
  • Symphony Orchestra
  • Women’s Choir
  • Men's Choir

Founded in 1891, Seattle Pacific University is a Christian university that equips people to engage the culture and change the world. Its comprehensive academic program serves more than 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Known for their competence and character, SPU graduates are bringing about positive change in communities around the globe.

For more information about SPU, visit spu.edu or spu.edu/facebook.

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The Sacred Sounds of Christmas features the best of sacred Advent music from around the world, including traditional Advent and Christmas carols, performed by nationally recognized student and faculty musicians from Seattle Pacific University's Music Department.

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