The University of Scranton to hold 15th Annual Empty Stocking Fund Benefit Concert Dec. 13


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A nativity scene decorates the campus of The University of Scranton, where an Empty Stocking Fund Concert, benefiting area children, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13.


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SCRANTON — Performance Music at The University of Scranton will present the 15th Annual Empty Stocking Fund Benefit Concert, featuring The Scranton Brass Orchestra, at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13 in the University’s Houlihan-McLean Center.

The event is open to the public, and all who attend the concert are asked to bring a new toy, article of children’s clothing, or a monetary donation. The collection will benefit children of area families in need this holiday season, through collaboration with United Neighborhood Center’s Project Hope.

The evening will include performances of a variety of holiday favorites and an audience Christmas caroling sing-along.

The Scranton Brass Orchestra is a 27-member ensemble, founded in 2011 and comprised of professional brass and percussion players and teachers from the region. The ensemble is sponsored and presented by The University of Scranton.

For additional information, contact Cheryl Y. Boga, director of Performance Music, at music@scranton.edu, call 570-941-7624 or visit scranton.edu/music.

A nativity scene decorates the campus of The University of Scranton, where an Empty Stocking Fund Concert, benefiting area children, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/web1_ABJ-Empty-Stocking.jpgA nativity scene decorates the campus of The University of Scranton, where an Empty Stocking Fund Concert, benefiting area children, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13. Submitted photo

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