Watch Christmas Vespers online from WCN

Thursday, December 19, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.-- The 2013 Westminster College Christmas Vespers program is now available to watch online.

Westminster College continued the long-standing tradition with presenting a Christmas program.  This year's included a Christmas Cantata, "A Deo Daus (Given by God)" from Orr Auditorium.  The program was recorded by WCN on Dec. 8.

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The program features familiar Christmas music performed by a variety of vocal and instrumental ensembles; lighting of the Advent candles; Scripture readings; and "Given by God," the message from Westminster College Chaplain the Rev. James R. Mohr II.
 
Additional faculty and staff who participated include: Anne Bruening, director of the Handbell Choir; James "Manny" Henderson, director of the Gospel Choir; Father Thomas Lewandowski, rector of St. Camillus Church in New Castle; Dr. Robin Lind, director of choral activities; Kathryn Davison Miller, Westminster College organist; and Dr. Melinda Crawford Perttu, director of the Symphony Orchestra.  The cantata was written and composed by Dr. Daniel Perttu, assistant professor of music theory and composition.


 

 


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The 2013 Christmas Vespers from Westminster College is presented online by WCN.




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The program was recorded by WCN on Dec. 8.




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The cantata was written and composed by Dr. Daniel Perttu, assistant professor of music theory and composition.