College to present 9th annual Christmas with the Choirs

Special performance starts at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6th at Basilica of St. Mary of the Assumption

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MARIETTA, OHIO (12/04/2017) Marietta College's Department of Music is excited to host the ninth annual Christmas with the Concert Choir and Orchestra on Wednesday, Dec. 6th.

Concertgoers will be treated to the same, high-quality Christmas music of past performances as it begins at 7:30 p.m. in the beautiful Basilica of St. Mary of Assumption. Joining the choirs for a third consecutive year is the Marietta Children's Choir.

The Children's Choir has around 30 local kids from grades fourth through eighth who have been practicing since September. The Children's Choir will have its own Christmas performance at 7:00 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 9th, at the First Congregational Church, 318 Front St., Marietta.

Both concerts are free and open to the public, but donations will be accepted.

Located in Marietta, Ohio, at the confluence of the Muskingum and Ohio rivers, Marietta College is a four-year liberal arts college. Tracing its roots to the Muskingum Academy begun in 1797, the College was officially chartered in 1835. Today Marietta College serves a body of 1,200 full-time students. The College offers 45 majors and has been listed among Barron's Best Buys in College Education and Peterson's Competitive Colleges, and has been recognized as one of the top regional comprehensive colleges by U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review, as well as one of the nation's best by