EAC’s annual ‘Christmas Gift to the Gila Valley’ this week at EAC

Jon Johnson Photo/Gila Valley Central: The EAC Men's Choir group Guyz of Eastern Arizona College will be one of the performers at the Festival of Carols.

By Taryn Lamb

THATCHER — Eastern Arizona College’s Division of Fine Arts invites the entire community to enjoy an all-new production of the annual favorite, Festival of Carols with a show entitled “I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” on Tuesday, Dec. 5, at 7:30 p.m., in the EAC Fine Arts Auditorium.

This down-home, country-Christmas music tapestry will feature EAC’s Choral and Instrumental Music Departments, as well as many beloved EAC choir groups, performing songs from traditional Christmas music to modernized versions of well-loved favorites.

“Festival of Carols is the EAC Music Department’s gift to the community,” said Chase Moore, Director of Musical Theatre. “We hope that everyone can attend and ‘sing-in’ the holiday spirit.”
Performing this year is the EAC Symphony, Symphonic Band, Company, Guyz, Fourte, Women’s Chorale and Jazz Band.

“It will be a night you don’t want to miss and we promise to have you home before Christmas,” Moore said.

Festival of Carols will be presented free of charge. For more information about this event contact Chase Moore at (928) 428-8467.