December 2, 2009
Elizabeth Blevins, Director, Office of Communications
Office: (740) 351-3810; FAX: (740) 351-3179; Cell: (740) 464-4854
940 Second Street – Portsmouth, Ohio 45662
Web site: www.shawnee.edu
Shawnee State University Choirs present ‘Christmas at St.
The Shawnee State University Choir and Chorale and SSU
Community Choir will be joining to present the annual
“Christmas at St. Mary’s” concert at 4 p.m. on Dec. 6 at St.
Mary’s Catholic Church on Fifth and Market streets.
The SSU Choir
and Chorale will be under the director of Stan Workman and
the SSU Community Choir will be under the direction of
will also feature the SSU Children's Choir. St. Mary's
Catholic Church has hosted the concert for many years
offering their sanctuary as a venue and as a gift to the
community free of charge as part of the Dickens’ Festival.
will include songs of the season and several SSU student
soloists will perform. Michael Barnhart, head of SSU’s
Choral Department and his wife, Amy Barnhart, will be
featured in an ensemble with a special performance.
Catholic Church has hosted the concert for many years as
part of the Dickens Festival. The concert is free and open
to the public.