Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

November 27, 2012

Classic Christmas celebration Sunday at Cochran Chapel


The Andover Townsman

---- — Andover residents can attend a traditional Christmas event, the “Service of Lessons and Carols” on Sunday, Dec. 2 at 4:30 p.m. in the Cochran Chapel of the Phillips Academy campus. The chapel is located on Chapel Avenue, off South Main Street.

The Service of Lessons and Carols is derived from ancient sources and is celebrated according to its usage at King’s College, Cambridge, England. Traditional Christmas readings will be heard and familiar Christmas carols from various traditions and cultures will be sung and played, according to a release from the school.

The service will feature the Fidelio Society and the Academy Chorus under the direction of Christopher Walter, the Handbell Choir under the direction of Abbey Hallberg Siegfried, the Academy Harp Ensemble under the direction of Emily Lewis, and members of the Protestant and Catholic communities.

This concert is free and open to the public, and is presented by the Phillips Academy chaplaincy and music department.

For more information, contact the music department at music@andover.edu or 978-749-4260.