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Christmas Festival Broadcast Information

Wheaton College IL Christmas Festival 2018 Blessed Son of God

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


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Watch Blessed Son of God, the 2018 Christmas Festival, on WTTW:
  • Mon, Dec 23 at 9:00 pm on WTTW11
  • Wed, Dec 25 at 1:30 am on WTTW11

Blessed Son of God celebrates the advent of Christ with a collection of carols, hymns, and instrumental pieces. With the Wheaton College Orchestra, Concert Choir, Men's Glee Club, Percussion Ensemble, and Women's Chorale performing, this concert has something to delight everyone in your family!

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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 PBS station near you.



Our Ensembles

Concert Choir Our People Variant

Concert Choir

Led by Dr. John William Trotter, Concert Choir performs complex choral pieces for experienced and motivated choral singers.

Men's Glee Club Our People Variant

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.

Wheaton College IL Symphony Orchestra

Symphony Orchestra

The Symphony Orchestra seeks to learn and perform excellent orchestral repertoire to glorify God and minister to others.

Women's Chorale Our People Variant

Women's Chorale

Women's Chorale seeks to worship God, uplift audiences, and enrich the college experience for its 60 ensemble members.

Symphonic Band Our People Variant

Symphonic Band

The Symphonic Band has maintained a tradition of close community and music excellence at Wheaton College for over 125 years.

Percussion Ensemble Our People Variant

Percussion Ensemble

Since the its founding in the fall of 1972 by Kathleen Kastner, more than 200 students have participated in the Percussion Ensemble.