Central College News

Red and Blue combos present Christmas concert

November 22, 2011

The Central College Red and Blue Vocal and Instrumental Combos, under the direction of associate professor of music Gabriel Espinosa, will host their annual Christmas concert, featuring traditional and contemporary Christmas favorites, Nov. 30 in Cox-Snow Recital Hall at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.

The selection of Christmas favorites includes “Santa Claus is Coming to Town,” “O Holy Night,” “White Christmas,” “You’re Here,” “River” and “December.” The 14-piece repertoire includes three surprise songs.

The combos perform songs from pop, rock and jazz genres and are separated into two groups, Red and Blue. The groups perform both together and separately. Each group boasts seven vocalists and is backed by a four-piece band. Instrumentation is guitar, piano, bass and drums.

Advance tickets are available at the information booth in Maytag Student Center or by calling 641-628-9000. Cost is $5. Admission is free with a Central ID.