Greenville College will showcase two different bands in their holiday concerts this season. At 7 p.m. on Thursday, December 10, the GC Jazz Band will share a mix of Christmas tunes in Whitlock Music Center. The performance will featuring a full big band and the vocals of Kent Luster and Kandis Gumbs
The sixth annual Christmas by the Fireside concert is Sunday evening, December 13 at 7:00 p.m., also in Whitlock Music Center. The Greenville College Concert Band shares an old fashioned musical event to set a nostalgic tone for the Advent and Christmas season. This is the second of four major performances in the Greenville College Band Concert Series. Emeritus faculty member Dr. Dan Jensen will once again narrate the concert from his chair by the fire as the band shares the season’s cherished traditional carols and fun Christmas songs. Audience members will be invited to sing along. Following the concert, your family can enjoy refreshments by Robert and Vicki Ellsworth of Huddle House.
Admission to both concerts is free and open to the public. The bands are under the direction of Will Fairbanks, who since his arrival at GC in 2010 has expanded the instrumental music program to include the Greenville College Panther Corps marching band and the basketball pep band in addition to the concert and jazz bands.