Piedmont College presented its 25th Annual Service of Lessons and Carols Dec. 6–7, in the chapel on the Demorest campus. (Photos)
The musical celebration of Christmas included the Piedmont Chorale, directed by Lauren Ringwall; the Piedmont College Singers, directed by Wallace Hinson; the Dawson County High School Chamber Singers, directed by Spencer Wright; and the Piedmont Brass Ensemble. The choirs were accompanied by organist Joy Hayner and pianist Nikolai Peek.
Lectors for the program included Ashley Cleere, college chaplain; Timothy Lytle, professor of philosophy and religion; Jane Kidd, special assistant to the president; Linda Wofford, assistant to the vice president for academic affairs; Tabatha Anderson, assistant professor of nursing; Julie Palmour, associate dean, school of education; Katarina Hodge, senior mass communications major; Spencer Wright, conductor, Dawson County High School Chamber Singers; Barbara Brown Taylor, professor of philosophy and religion; and Robert Glass, dean of libraries.
The program included works by J.S. Bach, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, David Lantz III, Van Wunderlich, John Rutter, and a composition by Piedmont senior music major Chris Sudderth, as well as traditional Christmas carols.