DATE: Friday, Dec. 2, 2022
TIME: 7:00 PM
LOCATION: Ida Methodist Church, Ida East Road
RECEPTION: Immediately following the concert in church hall
Christmas in Ida opens its doors to the world on Friday evening with the popular Commemorative Concert now in its fifteenth year featuring Eastern Michigan University (EMU) Choir.
The internationally acclaimed Eastern Michigan University Choir will perform
choral art and Christmas music.
The highly select auditioned ensemble is comprised of students from across the country majoring in music and voice study. The choir has a long tradition of musical excellence spanning back to 1854.
Under the direction of Dr. Brandon Johnson, the Eastern Michigan University Choir has toured the continental United States performing at Carnegie Hall, Michigan Music Conference, and has toured Austria, England, Germany, Czechia, Poland, Scotland, and Wales. While traveling the ensemble collaborates with high schools and offers a masterclass as well as a joint concert to provide a collegiate-level experience to high school students.
The Eastern Michigan University Choir proudly commits to an unwavering pursuit of artistry and excellence in choral music. EMU provides an environment of care for each musician and value commitment, consistency, and perseverance; all of which lead to artistic achievement. EMU enjoys transformative musical experiences that require a connection of the poetry and the composer’s expression to 21st-century students.
In true Christmas in Ida spirit and tradition, all concerts are free with many opportunities to meet the stars of the concerts.
Ida United Methodist Church