The Sacred Sounds of Christmas 2018

Each year Seattle receives a special gift from Seattle Pacific University — the Sacred Sounds of Christmas. Featuring performing groups from SPU’s Music Department, this concert, now in its 19th year, is a much-anticipated event.

The Sacred Sounds of Christmas 2018 **Concert is sold out**

Date: Sunday, November 25
Time: 7 p.m.
Place: Benaroya Hall in downtown Seattle

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.

For nearly two decades, 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
  • Gospel Choir

About SPU

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 nearly 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Known for their competence and character, SPU graduates are bringing about positive change in communities around the globe.

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