Choirs to Combine for 2nd Annual ‘Holiday Card to Amherst’

Holiday concert

The UMass Amherst Chamber Choir, Chorale and Women’s Choir will present the 2nd annual “Holiday Card to Amherst” performance on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall.

Building on the success of the first such concert in 2017, the combined choirs are back to present a diverse program that includes works from the classical repertoire along with popular and traditional holiday carols. Conducted by director of choral studies Tony Thornton, Stephen A. Paparo, and graduate conductor Joan Miller, the concert will also feature the return of last year’s celebrity guest, Buddy the Elf, plus the ever-popular audience carol sing-along.

Ticket prices are $10 for the general public, $5 for students, seniors and UMass Amherst employees, and free for UMass students. Tickets may be purchased at the Fine Arts Center Box Office, by phone at 413/545-2511or online at