Tickets Available for Simpson University Annual Christmas Concert

For Immediate Release


Ceremony of Carols Christmas Concert

REDDING, Calif. - The Simpson University Music Department invites the community to ring in the holiday season by attending its annual Christmas concert on Sunday, Dec. 4.

“The Ceremony of Carols” will be held at 3 p.m. inside the Grant Student Life Center (formerly the Heritage Student Life Center) on Simpson’s campus, 2211 College View Drive. Doors open at 2:15 p.m.

This concert will include performances by the Simpson University Chorale, the Trinity Repertory Singers, and the Shasta Symphony Orchestra, and music by Mozart, Rutter, and Britten, as well as Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty Suite. It will also feature “In This Great Expanse,” composed by Dr. Dan Pinkston, professor of theory and composition and head of the Music Department.

Attendees will have the opportunity to sing Christmas carols accompanied by the orchestra and enjoy Christmas-themed refreshments.

The cost is $10 general admission; and $8 for seniors and students. Local high school students with ID are free. Tickets are available online at, the Simpson University bookstore, and at the door.

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Simpson University, established in 1921, is a Christian university offering undergraduate, graduate, and teaching credential programs. The university celebrated its 25th year in Redding and the completion of a Science and Nursing Center in 2014. Academic programs include ASPIRE, a degree-completion program geared toward working adults with both on-campus and online course offerings, including degrees in psychology and organizational leadership. For information about the university, or to arrange a campus visit, call 1-888-9-SIMPSON or visit


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