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Holiday Benefit Concert to support Individuals and Families in Crisis

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CONROE, TX – Lone Star College-Montgomery is hosting its annual Holiday Benefit Concert, an evening of musical holiday magic on Friday, December 8, at 7:30pm in the Performing Arts Center (building D). All proceeds are donated to Interfaith of The Woodlands, a faith-based organization that brings people together to build a more loving and caring community through service.

The Holiday Benefit Concert will include performances by the LSC-Montgomery Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, and Symphonic Band and The Woodlands Area Youth Symphony (WAYS). The Chamber Singers are the premier vocal ensemble at LSC-Montgomery and every member is on scholarship. The ensemble tours regularly, including recent trips to Cuba, New Orleans, Austin and San Antonio. The Symphonic Band is LSC-Montgomery’s largest instrumental ensemble. All the performers will be surrounded by festive decorations to get you in the spirit of the season.

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Under the direction of LSC-Montgomery music professors Cristina Mendoza, Dr. Mark Marotto, and Darryl Bayer the concert will feature an array of traditional carols and familiar holiday favorites.

 “I am so honored to be able to give back to the community alongside talented LSC-Montgomery music students,” said music Department Chair and Director of Choral Activities, Dr. Marotto. “We are always dedicated to performing great music from many eras and holiday music has a special place in everyone’s hearts.”

Interfaith of The Woodlands helps individuals and families in crisis through financial assistance for rent, mortgage, utilities, gasoline, prescription drug assistance, emergency shelter, food, clothing, senior programs and offers counseling, job training, and child care. Additional donations for Interfaith of the Woodlands will be accepted on the date of the concert as well.

For more information about Interfaith of The Woodlands, visit woodlandsinterfaith.org.

Tickets for the Holiday Benefit Concert cost $10 for general admission, $7 for seniors 55 and older, and $5 for LSC-Montgomery faculty, staff, and students. Tickets can be purchased online at LoneStar.edu/ticket-info.

LSC-Montgomery is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM.) For more information about LSC-Montgomery Music Department visit lonestar.edu/montgomery-music-department.

Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 99,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of $3.1 billion. LSC consists of six colleges, eight centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.

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