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Concordia Christmas concert to be shown on Idaho Public Television

December 19, 2017 GMT

The 2016 Concordia College Christmas Concert “Gather Us In O Child of Peace” will be broadcast this holiday season at 9 p.m. Dec. 23 and at 1 a.m. Dec. 24 on Idaho Public Television.

During this hourlong event, more than 400 student musicians in five choirs and a full orchestra perform in front of a panoramic mural. The themes of worship service in song explore the virtues of community, tolerance, compassion, and unity and their relationship to Jesus Christ.

The concert was videotaped by Twin Cities Public Television during the performances at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota, in 2016. The Concordia Christmas Concert draws more than 20,000 people annually to the concert in Moorhead and in Minneapolis.

Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota, and its Concordia Language Villages program are recognized leaders in global education. A four-year, private liberal arts college of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Concordia students learn one or more of 15 world languages, and many pursue international internships and volunteer experiences.