Roanoke College Choir Presents Annual “Lessons and Carols of Christmas”

SALEM, Va. -The Roanoke College Choir will hold its 22nd annual "Lessons and Carols of Christmas" concert on Sunday, December 3 at 3 and 5 p.m. at St. Andrew's Catholic Church in Roanoke. The event is free and open to the public.

The concert will feature Benjamin Britten's Ceremony of Carols, accompanied by guest harpist, Adrienne Wager. The Roanoke College choir will perform under the direction of Dr. Jeffrey Sandborg. A free will offering to support Roanoke Area Ministries will be collected. Over the last 20 years, the choir has raised more than $40,000 for the RAM House and local charities through this yearly holiday favorite.

Roanoke College, the country's second oldest Lutheran-related college, is an independent, co-educational, four-year liberal arts college. Roanoke is one of just 270 colleges nationwide with a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest and most prestigious honor society. The Princeton Review names Roanoke as one of the "best in the Southeast." Roanoke's 1,900 students represent 41 states across the U.S. and 25 foreign countries.

For additional information, please contact the Roanoke College Public Relations Office at (540) 375-2282.