Every year, the Wheaton College Concert Choir, Women's Chorale, Men's Glee Club, and Symphony Orchestra or Symphonic Band present this grand celebration of the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
These ensembles are part of the Wheaton College Conservatory of Music, one of the premier music programs in the country.
Watch Christmas Festival on Public Television
This holiday season local public television stations around the country will air "Messiah, Prince of Peace," the 2017 Wheaton College Christmas Festival. Check the listings below for your local station!
Messiah, Prince of Peace tells the incredible Nativity story beginning with the prophecy of his birth and ending with the rejoicing of angels and shepherds. Special guest Stephen Morscheck, Bass-baritone, sings alongside the Wheaton College Concert Choir, Men's Glee Club, Symphony Orchestra, and Women's Chorale.
You are sure to be delighted by the "Carol of the Bells" played by the Harp Ensemble, "O Little Town of Bethlehem" by the combined women of the choirs, and "O Come All Ye Faithful" with all the choirs, the Orchestra, and the organ. Along with these and other Christmas favorites are carols from around the world including a Spanish carol and a Nigerian Christmas song.
Choose your state below to see air times on a public television station near you.
Led by Dr. John William Trotter, Concert Choir performs complex choral pieces for experienced and motivated choral singers.
Men's Glee Club
Known for its tradition over the past 100+ years, The Men’s Glee Club (MGC) continues to involve around 60 men in life-changing experiences.
The Symphony Orchestra seeks to learn and perform excellent orchestral repertoire to glorify God and minister to others.
Women's Chorale seeks to worship God, uplift audiences, and enrich the college experience for its 60 ensemble members.
The Symphonic Band has maintained a tradition of close community and music excellence at Wheaton College for over 125 years.