Concordia University Ann Arbor is holding a free Christmas concert on Thursday

The Concordia University Ann Arbor wind ensemble and orchestra will give a Christmas concert on Thursday, December 9th at 7:30 pm in the Black Box Theater.

The Christmas concert will feature a selection of classical music and traditional Christmas music by musicians from Concordia University Ann Arbor. This concert is free and open to the public, with a livestream option.

CUAA wind ensemble and orchestra Christmas concert

  • Black Box Theater at Concordia University Ann Arbor

  • 4090 Geddes Road, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105


* Live stream begins 12/9/21 at 7:15 p.m. ET

The wind ensemble will premiere a new piece composed by Nicole Piunno entitled Where Words Cannot Go. The work is about the sadness of death and loss, yet it is comforting and hopeful. This selection was made for the Christmas concert because for many people the holidays are both a time of sadness and joy.


The orchestra presents three music students from the CUAA upper class as soloists in Corelli’s Christmas concert – Kayla Pulley, Beck Johnson and Ben Kletzli.

CUAA Christmas Concert Repertoire:

Wind ensemble

  • Gustav Holst, Second Suite in F

  • Nicole Piunno, Where Words Don’t Go (Michigan Premiere)

  • Sean O’Loughlin, joy of the season


  • Ludwig van Beethoven, Egmont Overture

  • Arcangelo Corelli, Christmas concert

  • Leroy Anderson, Christmas party

Department of Music

The CUAA Music Department is a comprehensive fine arts music experience that gives you the opportunity to study, perform and travel (at home and abroad) with ensembles from the faculty. Find out more about the music department.

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