The Well-Tempered Ear

Classical music: Edgewood College will give its 88th annual Christmas concert this coming Friday night and Saturday afternoon. Plus, a FREE guitar recital is this Friday at noon. | December 2, 2015

ALERT: This week’s FREE Friday Noon Musicale, which runs from 12:15 to 1 p.m. at the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed meeting house of the First Unitarian Society of Madison, 900 University Bay Drive, will feature Helen Avakian, the 2014 International Finger-style Guitar Champion, in music by  Ralph Towner, George Gershwin and Helen Avakian.

By Jacob Stockinger

You can celebrate the sounds of the season at the 88th annual Edgewood College Christmas concert.

This yearly tradition — now expanded to two performances — features the Edgewood College choirs and Concert Band, along with audience sing-alongs, prelude music by the Guitar Ensemble, and a post-concert reception featuring the Jazz Ensemble.

Edgewood College 86th Christmas concert

Sorry, no word on specific works or composers.

The program will take place in the St. Joseph Chapel, 1000 Edgewood College Drive, on this Friday, Dec. 4, at 7 p.m. with a repeat performance on Saturday, Dec. 5, at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets are $10, and seating is limited for this very popular annual event. Tickets must be purchased online in advance.

All proceeds for these concerts will benefit students through the Edward Walters Music Scholarship Fund.

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