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Candlelighting draws packed house

December 10, 2019

DURANT, Okla. – Montgomery Auditorium was filled to capacity Monday night as Southeastern Oklahoma State University presented the 99th edition of  Candlelighting.

Anchored by the Southeastern Symphonic Chorus, additional performances were presented by  the Southeastern Symphonic Winds, the Southeastern Chorale, the Durant High School Varsity Mixed Chorus, and the SHARE chorus.

Members of the Cardinal Key Honor Society served as  candlelighters.

Dr. Alicia Wallace and Dr. Jeremy Blackwood joined a chamber orchestra and the Symphonic Chorus for a performance of Franz Schubert’s Mass in G, and the assembled musicians and audience joined in for a festival carol singalong at the conclusion of the event.

Candlelighting was  directed by Dr. Josh Nannestad.