Holiday Dinner Concerts Slated For December 7 – 8

WAYNE – Mark the first weekend in December on your calendar for a series of Wayne State College Holiday Dinner Concerts.

According to a release from WSC, the concerts dates were announced in late October and since tickets sold out quickly a year ago the Department of Music has extended this much-anticipated event to two nights.

The Beaumont Event and Concert Hall will be this year’s host at 5 p.m. on Saturday, December 7 and Sunday, December 8.

A universal message of peace embraces the evening with performances by the WSC Chamber Choir, Concert Choir and Women’s Choir. Special guests include a Bell Choir directed by WSC student Micah Schut of Scribner and The Black Box Trio.

Trio members include Kathi Angeroth, violin; Dr. Karl Kolbeck, clarinet and Shelly Armstrong, piano. Repertoire includes “Carol of the Bells”, “Silent Night”, and the holiday lullaby “Still, Still, Still”. Poetic readings and vocal solos enhance the event’s festal spirit.

This year’s menu includes a Mediterranean green salad, grilled bistro tender, rosemary roasted fingerling potatoes, autumnal vegetable sauté and gourmet chocolate mousse.

Ticket prices are $35 each through November 18. After November 18, the per ticket price increases to $40. Tickets can be purchased through

Orders are being accepted through noon December 2 and all sales are final.

In case of inclement weather, the dinners will be rescheduled on December 10 and December 11.

For assistance ordering tickets, contact Dr. Melissa Derechailo at 402-375-7480 or

The WSC choirs are directed by Dr. Matthew Armstrong, Assistant Professor of Music. Staff Accompanist Shelly Armstrong plays keyboard.