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Holiday Music Festival 2020

The Holiday Music Festival online was a great success, thanks to everyone’s spirited musical contributions. In living rooms and assisted living centers, carols rang out and the Hallelujah Chorus could be heard in 4-part harmony. Students young and young-at-heart performed for their teachers, peers, neighbors, and grandparents around the country. Together we sang, danced, and played along to songs celebrating winter, Christmas, Hanukkah, Solstice, Kwanzaa, snow, and the year coming to an end.

It was wonderful to see and hear all of you through the magic of the internet! Enjoy these photos of our favorite moments, and don’t forget that you can replay events at your convenience, and find all our faculty holiday greetings on the festival website at uvmusic.org/holidays.

Jennifer Hansen led the first Caroling session from the Bach Room.

Festival by the numbers:

  • Attendance: Over 1,000
  • Student performers: 113
  • Recitals: 12
  • Classes: 11
  • Participatory Events: 6
  • States represented: 28
  • Video views online: 2,000+ and counting