The Augustana College Department of Music presents Christmas at Augustana, December 4 and 5, 2021 in Centennial Hall.

Presented by 47 Bank & Trust, Christmas at Augustana is returning live after a one-year hiatus. Christmas at Augustana has thrilled audiences in sold-out performances for over a decade. Student musicians will take the stage to share their talents in what has become a

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Christmas at Augustana, Centennial Hall, Choir, p: Leslie Zeglin

highlight of the Augustana and Quad-Cities holiday season. Featuring performances by the Augustana Brass Ensemble, Augustana Symphony Orchestra, Ascension Ringers, Augustana Choir, Jenny Lind Vocal Ensemble and Augustana Concert Chorale. This holiday concert is not to be missed.

Christmas at Augustana has been a tradition since 2008.  After the performance was offered in a virtual format in 2020, the Augustana College department of music is ready to be on stage again. “We are so excited to be able to sing together again in Centennial Hall this year,” says Augustana Choir director Dr. Jon Hurty. “The students and directors are really looking forward to sharing our Christmas music, live and in person!”

“We are fortunate to have an organization like Augustana in the 42 that has set the bar high for delivering artistic programs designed to encourage creativity, connection and collaboration,” says QCBT Assistant Vice President, Marketing & PR Manager, Jackie Celske. “At 47 Bank & Trust, we believe the arts give us permission to pause, pray and play as a community. It is a privilege to be a part of a staple holiday event that focuses on bringing us together – introducing us to new cultures, traditions and perspectives while uniting us in those we already share.”

The 42’ ABC affiliate, WQAD, will stream the Saturday performance live online at The performance will be rebroadcast in the Quad-Cities area at 11:00 a.m. on Christmas Day.

Tickets range $16-21 and can be purchased at or by calling 309-794-7306.  Masks will be required.

Additional information about the Christmas season at Augustana College can be found at or by calling 309-794-7306.

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